The Morning Roundup 3/16/19

There was lots of action yesterday including a historical performance by the Milwaukee Bucks. There were a few international soccer matches earlier in the day to kick off a busy weekend of soccer.

NBA

The Los Angeles Lakers’ hopes for a playoff spot have dwindled significantly, and tonight’s loss to the Detroit Pistons only makes the task tougher. The Milwaukee Bucks overcame a 20-point halftime deficit against the Miami Heat en route to another victory. In a later game, the Houston Rockets narrowly survived at home against the Phoenix Suns.

Detroit Pistons 111-97 Los Angeles Lakers
Philadelphia 76ers 123-114 Sacramento Kings
Charlotte Hornets 116-110 Washington Wizards
Milwaukee Bucks 113-98 Miami Heat
Houston Rockets 108-102 Phoenix Suns
Portland Trail Blazers 122-110 New Orleans Pelicans
San Antonio Spurs 109-83 New York Knicks
Los Angeles Clippers 128-121 Chicago Bulls

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

In an intense rivalry game No. 5 Duke upset No. 3 North Carolina. No. 2 Virginia were also upset victims as No. 12 Florida State caused another upset in the ACC Tournament. In the BIG 10 Tournament, No. 13 Purdue were upset by unranked Minnesota. No. 9 LSU blew a halftime lead and lost to unranked Florida. No. 15 Kansas State, the top seed in the BIG 12 conference tournament were upset by unranked Iowa State.

No. 11 Houston 84-45 UConn
No. 6 Michigan State 77-70 Ohio State
Florida 76-73 No. 9 LSU
No. 19 Wisconsin 66-62 Nebraska
No. 22 Auburn 73-64 South Carolina
No. 18 Buffalo 85-81 Central Michigan
No. 25 Villanova 71-67 (OT) Xavier
No. 12 Florida State 69-59 No. 2 Virginia
No. 4 Kentucky 73-55 Alabama
Minnesota 75-73 No. 13 Purdue
Iowa State 63-59 No. 15 Kansas State
No. 24 Cincinnati 82-74 SMU
San Diego State 65-56 No. 14 Nevada
Seton Hall 81-79 No. 23 Marquette
No. 10 Michigan 74-53 Iowa
No. 8 Tennessee 83-76 Mississippi State
No. 5 Duke 74-73 No. 3 North Carolina
No. 17 Kansas 88-74 West Virginia

Current rankings

MLB

Minnesota Twins 12-9 Baltimore Orioles
New York Yankees 14-1 Boston Red Sox
Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 Detroit Tigers
Miami Marlins 7-6 Atlanta Braves
Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Toronto Blue Jays
Washington Nationals 11-3 New York Mets
Texas Rangers 5-2 Cleveland Indians
Los Angeles Angels 5-5 San Francisco Giants
Chicago Cubs 11-9 Chicago White Sox
Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 San Diego Padres
Colorado Rockies 2-1 Kansas City Royals
Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Arizona Diamondbacks
Houston Astros 11-2 St. Louis Cardinals
Houston Astros 5-0 St. Louis Cardinals
Tampa Bay Rays 6-6 Pittsburgh Pirates
Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 Cincinnati Reds

Soccer

La Liga BBVA

Real Sociedad 1-1 Levante

Current table

Bundesliga

Borussia Monchengladbach 1-1 SC Freiburg

Current table

Serie A

Cagliari 2-1 Fiorentina

Current table

Ligue 1

Nice 1-1 Toulouse
Lille SOSC 0-1 AS Monaco

Current table

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