The Morning Roundup 1/6/19

Yesterday had playoff football, a full slate of men’s basketball, and a night full of NBA game. We’re here to help you see the scores you might have missed. Your morning roundup begins now.

NCAA Men’s Basketball

No. 11 Texas Tech survived a late surge by Kansas State to maintain their solid start to the season. In a SEC matchup, No. 13 Kentucky was upset by Alabama. In a matchup of two top ten teams, No. 4 Virginia propelled to victory off of a dominant first half against No. 9 Florida State. No. 5 Kansas fell by 17 points to unranked Iowa State in the biggest upset of the day. In the late games, No. 6 Nevada suffered the same fate as Kansas and Kentucky.

No. 3 Tennessee 96-50 Georgia
No. 4 Virginia 65-52 No. 9 Florida State
No. 8 Michigan State 86-77 No. 14 Ohio State
No. 10 Virginia Tech 77-66 Boston College
No. 11 Texas Tech 63-57 Kansas State
Alabama 77-75 No. 13 Kentucky
No. 15 North Carolina 85-60 Pittsburgh
No. 23 Oklahoma 74-64 Oklahoma State
Iowa State 77-60 No. 5 Kansas
No. 1 Duke 87-68 Clemson
New Mexico 85-58 No. 6 Nevada
No. 7 Gonzaga 91-48 Santa Clara

Current rankings

NFL

The Indianapolis Colts continued their dominant run to end the regular season and learned that their playoff journey will continue in Kansas City while the Houston Texans were unable to advance once again. The  Dallas Cowboys/Seattle Seahawks will have to wait for the result in the Chicago Bears/Philadelphia Eagles game before they will learn their opponent in the next round.

Indianapolis Colts 21-7 Houston Texans
Dallas Cowboys 24-22 Seattle Seahawks

NBA

The NBA’s worst team, the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered another blowout loss this time at the hands of the sub-.500 New Orleans Pelicans. The Toronto Raptors overcame the Milwaukee Bucks in a top of the Eastern Conference clash in what was the most intriguing matchup of the night.

Denver Nuggets 123-110 Charlotte Hornets
Utah Jazz 110-105 Detroit Pistons
Philadelphia 76ers 106-100 Dallas Mavericks
New Orleans Pelicans 133-98 Cleveland Cavaliers
Toronto Raptors 123-116 Milwaukee Bucks
San Antonio Spurs 108-88 Memphis Grizzlies
Portland Trail Blazers 110-101 Houston Rockets
Golden State Warriors 127-123 Sacramento Kings

Current standings

Soccer

La Liga BBVA

Real Valladolid 0-1 Rayo Vallecano
Deportivo Alavés 2-1 Valencia
SD Huesca 2-1 Real Betis

Current table

MLB (news only)

The New York Mets acquired outfielder Keon Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for Bobby Wahl and two prospects (read here)

The Seattle Mariners expect iconic outfielder, Ichiro Suzuki to be on the roster for their two opening games in Japan (read here)

Zach Britton and the New York Yankees agreed to a contact (read here)

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