The Morning Roundup 1/20/19

There was lots of sports action yesterday all over the world as soccer is back in full swing and basketball had a full slate. Let’s get started with your morning roundup.


The Houston Rockets used 48 points from James Harden and a late rally to beat the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime. The Oklahoma City Thunder managed to narrowly defeat the Philadelphia 76ers who are one of the best teams in the NBA.

Oklahoma City Thunder 117-115 Philadelphia 76ers
Charlotte Hornets 135-115 Phoenix Suns
Indiana Pacers 111-99 Dallas Mavericks
Sacramento Kings 103-101 Detroit Pistons
Milwaukee Bucks 118-108 Orlando Magic
Boston Celtics 113-105 Atlanta Hawks
Toronto Raptors 119-90 Memphis Grizzlies
Miami Heat 117-103 Chicago Bulls
Houston Rockets 138-134 (OT) Los Angeles Lakers
Denver Nuggets 124-102 Cleveland Cavaliers

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

There were several interesting results in college basketball with Michigan, Kansas, Indiana, Texas Tech, and Oklahoma all getting upset. Meanwhile, Duke survived their toughest test of the year against Virginia while Tennessee needed a late rally to avoid an upset by Alabama.

Wisconsin 64-54 No. 2 Michigan
No. 13 North Carolina 85-76 Miami
No. 18 Ole Miss 84-67 Arkansas
No. 3 Tennessee 71-68 Alabama
West Virginia 65-64 No. 7 Kansas
No. 17 NC State 77-73 Notre Dame
Purdue 70-55 No. 25 Indiana
No. 9 Virginia Tech 87-71 Wake Forest
No. 12 Kentucky 82-80 No. 14 Auburn
No. 1 Duke 72-70 No. 4 Virginia
Baylor 73-62 No. 8 Texas Tech
Texas 75-72 No. 20 Oklahoma
No. 21 Houston 69-60 USF
No. 24 Mississippi State 71-55 Vanderbilt
No. 5 Gonzaga 89-66 Portland
No. 10 Nevada 67-52 Air Force

Current rankings


English Premier League

Wolverhampton Wolves 4-3 Leicester City
AFC Bournemouth 2-0 West Ham United
Liverpool 4-3 Crystal Palace
Manchester United 2-1 Brighton & Hove Albion
Newcastle United 3-0 Cardiff City
Southampton 2-1 Everton
Watford 0-0 Burnley
Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea

Current table

La Liga BBVA

Real Madrid 2-0 Sevilla
SD Huesca 0-3 Atlético Madrid
Celta Vigo 1-2 Valencia

Current table

Serie A

AS Roma 3-2 Torino
Udinese 1-2 Parma Calcio 1913
Inter 0-0 Sassuolo

Current table


Bayer Leverkusen 0-1 Borussia Monchengladbach
Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1 SC Freiburg
FC Augsburg 1-2 Fortuna Düsseldorf
Hannover 96 0-1 Werder Bremen
VfB Stuttgart 2-3 Mainz 05
RB Leipzig 0-1 Borussia Dortmund

Current table

Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain 9-0 Guingamp
AS Monaco 1-5 Strasbourg
Nimes 0-1 Toulouse
Stade de Reims 1-1 Nice

Current table

MLB (News only)

The Cincinnati Reds and New York Yankees are reportedly close to reaching a deal on Sonny Gray (read here)

The Los Angeles Dodgers are now turning to A.J. Pollock since it is becoming clear that they are not frontrunners for Bryce Harper (read here)

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