The Morning Roundup 2/27/19

There were plenty of games yesterday as the NBA had a few, interesting games along with another full day of Spring Training games. The Premier League filled the early afternoon hours in exciting midweek action. Let’s get you caught up on everything you need to know.

NBA

The New York Knicks surprised the Orlando Magic at home as they came from behind thanks to a strong bench performance. The Boston Celtics continue to struggle away from home as they were handily beaten by the Toronto Raptors in a match that featured two teams that will hope to represent the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. The Denver Nuggets extended their winning streak to five games.

New York Knicks 108-103 Orlando Magic
Toronto Raptors 118-95 Boston Celtics
Denver Nuggets 121-112 Oklahoma City Thunder

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

No. 3 Duke suffered an upset loss for the second straight week as they lost to No. 20 Virginia Tech on the road. No. 22 Iowa and No. 19 Wisconsin suffered upset losses as Iowa was thoroughly outclassed by Ohio State and Indiana took down Wisconsin at home. No. 4 Kentucky narrowly beat unranked Arkansas at home to bolster their case for moving up the rankings next week.

No. 20 Virginia Tech 77-72 No. 3 Duke
No. 21 Buffalo 77-64 Akron
Ohio State 90-70 No. 22 Iowa
No. 4 Kentucky 70-66 Arkansas
No. 5 North Carolina 93-85 Syracuse
No. 13 LSU 66-55 Texas A&M
Indiana 75-73 No. 19 Wisconsin

Current rankings

MLB

Tampa Bay Rays 11-5 Baltimore Orioles
Atlanta Braves 4-3 New York Mets
St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Washington Nationals
Minnesota Twins 6-5 Pittsburgh Pirates
Miami Marlins 3-0 Houston Astros
Detroit Tigers 14-4 New York Mets
San Francisco Giants 4-3 Cincinnati Reds
Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Chicago Cubs
Chicago White Sox 9-7 Kansas City Royals
San Diego Padres 3-1 Milwaukee Brewers
Los Angeles Angels 17-5 Oakland Athletics
Kansas City Royals 8-2 Los Angeles Dodgers
Cleveland Indians 5-3 Colorado Rockies
Texas Rangers 4-4 Seattle Mariners
Boston Red Sox PPD Toronto Blue Jays
Philadelphia Phillies PPD New York Yankees

Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies agreed to a record extension that could stretch over eight years and north of $250 million (read here)

The St. Louis Cardinals signed pitcher Miles Mikolas to a four-year $68 million extension (read here)

Soccer

English Premier League

Cardiff City 0-3 Everton
Huddersfield Town 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Leicester City 2-1 Brighton & Hove Albion
Newcastle United 2-0 Burnley

Current table

Coppa Italia-Semifinal

Lazio 0-0 AC Milan

Coupe de France-Quarterfinal

Paris Saint-Germain 3-0 Dijon FCO

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