The Morning Roundup 2/5/19

Following the day of the Super Bowl, the sports world brought us another day full of games and interesting results. Let’s get down to business and get you caught up on everything you need to know.

NBA

The Denver Nuggets received a road shock when they were beaten by the Detroit Pistons, who were led by a double-double from Andre Drummond. Both the Indiana Pacers and Houston Rockets played close games on the road, but were able to come out on top. The Atlanta Hawks clawed one game closer to .500 when they defeated the Washington Wizards on the road.

Detroit Pistons 129-103 Denver Nuggets
Atlanta Hawks 137-129 Washington Wizards
Milwaukee Bucks 113-94 Brooklyn Nets
Indiana Pacers 109-107 New Orleans Pelicans
Houston Rockets 118-110 Phoenix Suns
Sacramento Kings 127-112 San Antonio Spurs

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

No. 11 Virginia Tech were upset at home by fellow ACC rivals No. 16 Louisville as they were unable to overcome a first half deficit. Oklahoma played No. 17 Iowa State close at home, but the Cyclones had a crucial second half rally that kept them from falling to the Sooners. No. 18 Texas Tech enjoyed the most comfortable game of the night as they blew out unranked West Virginia at home.

No. 11 Virginia Tech 72-64 No. 16 Louisville
No. 17 Iowa State 75-74 Oklahoma
No. 18 Texas Tech 81-50 West Virginia

Current rankings

Soccer

English Premier League

West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool

Current table

La Liga BBVA

Rayo Vallecano 1-2 Leganes

Current table

Serie A

Frosinone 0-1 Lazio
Cagliari 0-1 Atalanta

Current table

MLB (News only)

Francisco Liriano agreed to terms with his former team as he will be returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates on a Minor-league contract (read here)

The top amateur prospect, Yolbert Sanchez, will become eligible to sign a contract with any Major League team beginning on Tuesday (read here)

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