Your Professional and College Sports news for January 30th, 2013
NCAA Men’s Basketball….
top 5 action from last night:
#1 Michigan had no trouble with Northwestern, beating the Wildcats 68 – 46
#3 Indiana handled Purdue 97 - 60
#4 Florida mauled South Carolina 75 – 36
#5 Duke got by Wake Forest 75 - 70
The Memphis Grizzles have agreed to trade leading scorer Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors as part of a 3-team trade that includes the Pistons.
Nate Robinson scored 16 of his 24 points in the second quarter, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 104-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks
Roy Hibbert had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 98-79 win over Detroit.
LeBron James had 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat blew out Brooklyn in the second half for a 105-85 victory. Dwyane Wade added 21 points and Chris Bosh had 16 for the Heat.
Other NBA winners last night: San Antonio, LA Clippers, Atlanta, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Utah, and Denver
English Premier League….
Action from Wednesday:
Arsenal and Liverpool, as well as Reading and Chelsea played to 2-2 ties
Manchester United, Everton and Fulham all won
Tottenham tied Norwich 1 – 1
Mexico and Denmark played to a 1 – 1 tie.
And David Beckham is set to announce today that he is joining the French Pair St. Germain club. The move gives the former LA Galaxy star the chance to win a title in a fourth country.
The Chicago Blackhawks are no longer undefeated, as they lost to Minnesota 3 – 2 in a shootout.
And that’s your WHPO National Sports update….I’m Kevin Jett.