The Morning Roundup 2/24/19

Yesterday was full of games as the international soccer leagues started early and basketball and baseball occupied the remaining hours of the day. There was no major sports news, but it was still a day full of close contests and interesting results.

NBA

The Philadelphia 76ers suffered their worst home loss of the season when they lost by 15 points to the Portland Trail Blazers. The biggest surprise of the night was the Boston Celtics loss to the Chicago Bulls who were led by a career night by Zack LeVine who scored a career-high 42 points. The Houston Rockets also took down the Golden State Warriors despite being without star man James Harden.

Portland Trail Blazers 130-115 Philadelphia 76ers
Atlanta Hawks 120-112 Phoenix Suns
Brooklyn Nets 117-115 Charlotte Hornets
Cleveland Cavaliers 112-107 Memphis Grizzlies
Indiana Pacers 119-112 Washington Wizards
New Orleans Pelicans 128-115 Los Angeles Lakers
Detroit Pistons 119-96 Miami Heat
Chicago Bulls 126-116 Boston Celtics
Sacramento Kings 119-116 Oklahoma City Thunder
Milwaukee Bucks 140-128 Minnesota Timberwolves
Houston Rockets 118-112 Golden State Warriors
Utah Jazz 125-109 Dallas Mavericks

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

There were two upsets in games featuring two ranked teams as No. 13 LSU and No. 14 Texas Tech defeated No. 5 Tennessee and No. 12 Kansas, respectively. No. 19 Iowa State was also upset as they lost to unranked TCU. In one of the most anticipated rematches, No. 1 Duke exacted their revenge against Syracuse following their upset loss the last time the two teams met.

No. 3 Virginia 64-52 No. 18 Louisville
No. 13 LSU 82-80 No. 5 Tennessee
No. 11 Marquette 76-58 Providence
No. 4 Kentucky 80-53 Auburn
No. 15 Purdue 75-72 Nebraska
TCU 75-72 No. 19 Iowa State
No. 24 Maryland 72-62 Ohio State
No. 8 North Carolina 77-59 No. 16 Florida State
No. 20 Virginia Tech 67-59 Notre Dame
No. 23 Kansas State 85-46 Oklahoma State
No. 1 Duke 75-65 Syracuse
No. 9 Houston 71-59 South Florida
No. 6 Nevada 74-68 Fresno State
No. 14 Texas Tech 91-62 No. 12 Kansas
No. 22 Wisconsin 69-64 Northwestern
No. 2 Gonzaga 102-68 BYU

Current rankings

Soccer

English Premier League

Burnley 2-1 Tottenham
AFC Bournemouth 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Newcastle United 2-0 Huddersfield Town
Leicester City 1-4 Crystal Palace

Current table

La Liga BBVA

Getafe 2-1 Rayo Vallecano
Sevilla 2-4 Barcelona
Alavés 0-0 Celta Vigo
Athletic Club Bilbao 1-0 Eibar

Current table

Serie A

Torino 2-0 Atalanta
Frosinone 2-3 AS Roma

Current table

Bundesliga

Bayern Munich 1-0 Hertha Berlin
Borussia Monchengladbach 0-3 VfL Wolfsburg
Mainz 05 3-0 Schalke 04
SC Freiburg 5-1 FC Augsburg
Fortuna Düsseldorf 2-1 FC Nürnberg

Current table

Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain 3-0 Nimes
Guingamp 1-0 Angers
SC Amiens 1-0 Nice

Current table

MLB

Boston Red Sox 8-5 New York Yankees
Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Minnesota Twins
Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Philadelphia Phillies
St. Louis Cardinals 11-1 Miami Marlins
Detroit Tigers 4-0 Toronto Blue Jays
New York Mets 4-3 Atlanta Braves
Cleveland Indians 3-3 Cincinnati Reds
Kansas City Royals 9-1 Texas Rangers
Chicago Cubs 8-4 Milwaukee Brewers
Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 Chicago White Sox
Oakland Athletics 6-5 Chicago White Sox
Colorado Rockies 7-3 Arizona Diamondbacks
Los Angeles Angels 10-3 San Francisco Giants
San Diego Padres 6-4 Seattle Mariners
Minnesota Twins 10-5 Tampa Bay Rays
Washington Nationals 7-6 Houston Astros

José Iglesias agreed to a Minor-league contract (read here)

José Martínez and the St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a two-year contract extension (read here)

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