The Morning Roundup 1/10/19

There were several games last night in sports, and we are here to catch you up on what you may have missed. Here’s your morning roundup.

NBA

The biggest surprise of the night was a Washington Wizards defeat of the Philadelphia 76ers who have been one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference. The Portland Trail Blazers also cooled off the Chicago Bulls who have been scorching hot as of late.

Boston Celtics 135-108 Indiana Pacers
Washington Wizards 123-106 Philadelphia 76ers
Brooklyn Nets 116-100 Atlanta Hawks
Milwaukee Bucks 116-109 Houston Rockets
Dallas Mavericks 104-94 Phoenix Suns
Memphis Grizzlies 96-86 San Antonio Spurs
New Orleans Pelicans 140-124 Cleveland Cavaliers
Utah Jazz 106-93 Orlando Magic
Portland Trail Blazers 124-112 Chicago Bulls
Los Angeles Lakers 113-100 Detroit Pistons

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

There were three upsets in college hoops last night as No. 11 Aubrun, No. 16 Ohio State, and No. 17 Houston all fell to unranked opposition. No. 21 Marquette also had an upset scare as they barely overcame Creighton on the road.

No. 4 Virginia 83-56 Boston College
No. 7 Kansas 77-68 No. 25 TCU
No. 9 Virginia Tech 52-49 Georgia Tech
No. 10 Nevada 92-53 San Jose State
Ole Miss 82-67 No. 11 Auburn
No. 13 Florida State 68-62 Miami
Rutgers 64-61 No. 16 Ohio State
Temple 73-69 No. 17 Houston
No. 21 Marquette 106-104 Creighton

Current rankings

NFL (news only)

Oakland A’s prospect and first round draft pick is expected to enter the NFL Draft, which clouds some doubt over his future after signing a contract with Oakland in June. However, the A’s do own his rights as a professional (read here)

Do you think you can make a 43-yard field goal? Goose Island Beer Co. is giving Chicagoans the opportunity to win a free case of beer per week if they can make the kick (unlike a certain kicker who had his kick tipped) (read here)

MLB (news only)

The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with catcher Yasmani Grandal on a one-year contract (read here)

Shelby Miller signed a one-year contract with the Texas Rangers (read here)

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