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Tuesday, Dec. 17

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

7 p.m.

ESPN — Jimmy V Classic, Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati, at New York

FS1 — Yale at Providence

8 p.m.

FSN — Texas-Arlington at Oklahoma

9 p.m.

ESPN — Jimmy V Classic, Florida vs. Memphis, at New York

ESPN2 — Missouri St. at Louisville

FS1 — Ball St. at Marquette

NHL HOCKEY

7:30 p.m.

NBCSN — Washington at Philadelphia

SOCCER

2:30 p.m.

FS1 — FIFA, Club World Cup, semifinal, Guangzhou Evergrande vs. Bayern Munich, at Agadir, Morocco

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

7 p.m.

ESPN2 — Jimmy V Classic, UConn at Duke

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Tuesday, Dec. 17

BASKETBALL

Rhea County at Cleveland, 6 (JV, 3:30)

Bradley Central at Baylor, 6 (JV, 4)

Walker Valley at McMinn Central (JV, 3:30)

Polk County at Sweetwater, 6

WRESTLING

Ooltewah at Bradley Central, 7

William Blount at Walker Valley, 7

Thursday, Dec. 19

BASKETBALL

Valdosta State (Ga.) at Lee, 6

Meigs County at Polk County, 6

Walker Valley (G) vs. Pigeon Forge, in Rhea County Pre-Christmas Tournament, 7:30

Walker Valley (B) vs. Murray County in NW Whitfield (Ga.) Christmas Tournament, 7

WRESTLING

Alcoa at Cleveland, 5:30

Tullahoma vs. Walker Valley (at CHS), 5:30

Tullahoma at Cleveland, 6:30

Alcoa vs. Walker Valley (at CHS), 6:30

Friday, Dec. 20

BASKETBALL

Bradley Central at Cookeville, 6 (BJV, 4:30)

Walker Valley (G) in Rhea County Pre-Christmas Tournament

Walker Valley (B) in NW Whitfield (Ga.) Christmas Tournament

Shoot-Out

at CHS

Dobyns-Bennett vs. Cleveland (G), 3:30

Dobyns-Bennett vs. Cleveland (B), 5

Oak Ridge vs. Science Hill (G), 6:30

Oak Ridge vs. Science Hill (B), 8

WRESTLING

Bradley, Walker Valley in Bradley Invitational

Cleveland at McCallie Invitational

Saturday, Dec. 21

BASKETBALL

Walker Valley (G) in Rhea County Pre-Christmas Tournament

Walker Valley (B) in NW Whitfield (Ga.) Christmas Tournament

Shoot-Out

at CHS

Oak Ridge vs. Dobyns-Bennett (G), 12

Oak Ridge vs. Dobyns-Bennett (B), 1:30

Cleveland vs. Science Hill (G), 3

Cleveland vs. Science Hill (B), 4:30

WRESTLING

Bradley, Walker Valley in Bradley Invitational

Cleveland at McCallie Invitational

WRESTLING

Luther Killian Tennessee High School

Wrestling Poll

Rank School Pwr Rnk Last Week

1 Baylor 100 3

2 Cleveland 92 1

3 Father Ryan 83 2

4 Wilson Central 74 4

5 Bradley Central 61 6

6 Soddy-Daisy 60 5

7 McCallie 50 7

8 Ravenwood 39 9

9 Christian Brothers 35 8

10 MB Academy 18 10

11 Walker Valley 15 11

12 Blackman 10 12

Others receiving votes: Brentwood, Cookeville, Halls.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 12 14 .462 —

Toronto 9 13 .409 1

Brooklyn 9 15 .375 2

New York 7 17 .292 4

Philadelphia 7 19 .269 5

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 18 6 .750 —

Atlanta 13 12 .520 5½

Washington 10 13 .435 7½

Charlotte 10 14 .417 8

Orlando 8 17 .320 10½

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Indiana 20 4 .833 —

Detroit 12 14 .462 9

Chicago 9 14 .391 10½

Cleveland 9 14 .391 10½

Milwaukee 5 19 .208 15

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

San Antonio 19 5 .792 —

Houston 16 9 .640 3½

Dallas 14 10 .583 5

New Orleans 11 11 .500 7

Memphis 10 13 .435 8½

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Portland 21 4 .840 —

Oklahoma City 19 4 .826 1

Denver 14 9 .609 6

Minnesota 12 13 .480 9

Utah 6 21 .222 16

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

L.A. Clippers 17 9 .654 —

Phoenix 14 9 .609 1½

Golden State 13 12 .520 3½

L.A. Lakers 11 13 .458 5

Sacramento 7 15 .318 8



Sunday’s Games

Sacramento 106, Houston 91

Minnesota 101, Memphis 93

Portland 111, Detroit 109, OT

Oklahoma City 101, Orlando 98

Phoenix 106, Golden State 102

Denver 102, New Orleans 93

Monday’s Games

Detroit 101, Indiana 96

Brooklyn 130, Philadelphia 94

Boston 101, Minnesota 97

Miami 117, Utah 94

Atlanta 114, L.A. Lakers 100

Washington 102, New York 101

Orlando 83, Chicago 82

L.A. Clippers 115, San Antonio 92

Tuesday’s Games

Portland at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Sacramento at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Denver, 9 p.m.

New Orleans at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Utah at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Indiana at Miami, 7 p.m.

Charlotte at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Sacramento at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.

Washington at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Portland at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

New York at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.

Memphis at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Chicago at Houston, 9:30 p.m.

New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

NCAA

MEN

AP Top 25

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 15, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. Arizona (63) 11-0 1,623 1

2. Syracuse (2) 10-0 1,528 2

3. Ohio St. 10-0 1,464 3

4. Wisconsin 12-0 1,381 4

5. Michigan St. 8-1 1,297 5

6. Louisville 9-1 1,264 6

7. Oklahoma St. 9-1 1,165 7

8. Duke 7-2 1,053 8

8. Villanova 10-0 1,053 10

10. UConn 9-0 1,035 9

11. Wichita St. 10-0 923 12

12. Baylor 8-1 898 14

13. Oregon 9-0 834 15

14. North Carolina 7-2 792 18

15. Memphis 7-1 755 16

16. Florida 7-2 699 19

17. Iowa St. 8-0 698 17

18. Kansas 7-3 482 13

19. Kentucky 8-3 414 11

20. Colorado 10-1 405 21

21. Gonzaga 10-1 376 20

22. UMass 9-0 351 22

23. Missouri 10-0 222 24

24. San Diego St. 7-1 176 25

25. Iowa 10-2 72 23

Others receiving votes: UCLA 69, Pittsburgh 66, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 11, George Washington 5, Harvard 4, Oklahoma 4, Michigan 3, Toledo 3.

Top 25 Fared

Monday

1. Arizona (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. Southern U., Thursday.

2. Syracuse (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. High Point, Friday.

3. Ohio State (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Delaware, Wednesday.

4. Wisconsin (12-0) did not play. Next: vs. Prairie View, Saturday, Dec. 28.

5. Michigan State (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. North Florida, Tuesday.

6. Louisville (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. Missouri State, Tuesday.

7. Oklahoma State (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. Delaware State, Tuesday.

8. Duke (8-2) beat Gardner-Webb 85-66. Next: vs. UCLA, Thursday.

8. Villanova (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Rider, Saturday.

10. UConn (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Stanford, Wednesday.

11. Wichita State (10-0) did not play. Next: at Alabama, Tuesday.

12. Baylor (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. Northwestern State, Wednesday.

13. Oregon (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. UC Irvine, Tuesday.

14. North Carolina (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. Texas, Wednesday.

15. Memphis (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 16 Florida, Tuesday.

16. Florida (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 15 Memphis, Tuesday.

17. Iowa State (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. George Mason, Sunday.

18. Kansas (7-3) did not play. Next: vs. Georgetown, Saturday.

19. Kentucky (8-3) did not play. Next: vs. Belmont, Saturday.

20. Colorado (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 7 Oklahoma State, Saturday.

21. Gonzaga (10-1) did not play. Next: at Kansas State, Saturday.

22. UMass (9-0) did not play. Next: at Ohio, Wednesday.

23. Missouri (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Illinois, Saturday.

24. San Diego State (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. Southern Utah, Wednesday.

25. Iowa (10-2) did not play. Next: vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Sunday.

WOMEN

AP Top 25

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 15, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. UConn (36) 10-0 900 1

2. Duke 10-0 864 2

3. Tennessee 8-0 804 3

4. Notre Dame 9-0 778 4

5. Kentucky 11-0 764 5

6. Stanford 8-1 728 6

7. Louisville 10-1 674 7

8. Maryland 10-1 650 8

9. Baylor 8-1 630 9

10. South Carolina 9-0 530 10

11. Colorado 9-0 517 11

12. LSU 8-1 465 13

13. Oklahoma St. 8-0 419 14

14. North Carolina 8-2 388 15

15. Iowa St. 9-0 378 17

16. Georgia 10-0 344 16

17. Penn St. 7-3 323 12

18. Purdue 6-2 267 18

19. Nebraska 8-2 249 19

20. Oklahoma 6-3 232 20

21. California 7-2 200 22

22. Iowa 10-2 126 21

23. Syracuse 8-1 122 25

24. Florida St. 8-1 98 —

25. Gonzaga 8-2 72 23

Others receiving votes: Arizona St. 51, Texas A&M 44, Arizona St. 50, Arkansas 32, Texas 15, San Diego 9, West Virginia 8, UTEP 7, Georgia Tech 4, Indiana 4, Middle Tennessee 2, BYU 1, Saint Joseph’s 1.

Women’s Top 25 Fared

Monday

1. UConn (10-0) did not play. Next: at No. 2 Duke, Tuesday.

2. Duke (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 1 UConn, Tuesday.

3. Tennessee (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Tennessee State, Tuesday.

4. Notre Dame (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Central Michigan, Sunday.

5. Kentucky (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 2 Duke, Sunday.

6. Stanford (8-1) vs. New Mexico. Next: vs. No. 3 Tennessee, Saturday.

7. Louisville (10-1) did not play. Next: at Ball State, Tuesday.

8. Maryland (10-1) did not play. Next: vs. Wofford, Saturday, Dec. 28.

9. Baylor (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. Mississippi, Wednesday.

10. South Carolina (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 14 North Carolina, Wednesday.

11. Colorado (9-0) did not play. Next: at No. 7 Louisville, Saturday.

12. LSU (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. Florida Gulf Coast, Tuesday.

13. Oklahoma State (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. Michigan State, Thursday.

14. North Carolina (9-2) beat New Orleans 124-41. Next: vs. No. 10 South Carolina, Wednesday.

15. Iowa State (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Holy Cross, Saturday, Dec. 28.

16. Georgia (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Lipscomb, Tuesday.

17. Penn State (7-3) did not play. Next: vs. Alcorn State, Sunday.

18. Purdue (6-2) did not play. Next: at Green Bay, Wednesday.

19. Nebraska (8-2) did not play. Next: vs. South Dakota, Saturday.

20. Oklahoma (6-3) did not play. Next: at Fairfield, Wednesday.

21. California (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 1 UConn, Sunday.

22. Iowa (10-2) did not play. Next: vs. Drake, Saturday.

23. Syracuse (9-1) beat Temple 82-76. Next: vs. Niagara, Thursday.

24. Florida State (9-1) beat North Florida 61-42. Next: vs. Pacific, Friday.

25. Gonzaga (9-2) beat UC Riverside 87-43. Next: at Washington State, Saturday.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 10 4 0 .714 369 311

Miami 8 6 0 .571 310 296

N.Y. Jets 6 8 0 .429 246 367

Buffalo 5 9 0 .357 300 354

South

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Indianapolis 9 5 0 .643 338 319

Tennessee 5 9 0 .357 326 355

Jacksonville 4 10 0 .286 221 399

Houston 2 12 0 .143 253 375

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Cincinnati 9 5 0 .643 354 274

Baltimore 8 6 0 .571 296 277

Pittsburgh 6 8 0 .429 321 332

Cleveland 4 10 0 .286 288 362

West

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Denver 11 3 0 .786 535 372

x-Kansas City 11 3 0 .786 399 255

San Diego 7 7 0 .500 343 311

Oakland 4 10 0 .286 295 393

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 8 6 0 .571 364 349

Dallas 7 7 0 .500 393 385

N.Y. Giants 5 9 0 .357 251 357

Washington 3 11 0 .214 305 434

South

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 10 4 0 .714 359 270

Carolina 10 4 0 .714 328 208

Tampa Bay 4 10 0 .286 258 324

Atlanta 4 10 0 .286 309 388

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Chicago 8 6 0 .571 406 391

Green Bay 7 6 1 .536 353 362

Detroit 7 7 0 .500 362 339

Minnesota 4 9 1 .321 363 425

West

W L T Pct PF PA

x-Seattle 12 2 0 .857 380 205

San Francisco 10 4 0 .714 349 228

Arizona 9 5 0 .643 342 291

St. Louis 6 8 0 .429 316 324

x-clinched playoff spot

y-clinched division

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Thursday’s Game

San Diego 27, Denver 20

Sunday’s Games

Minnesota 48, Philadelphia 30

Atlanta 27, Washington 26

San Francisco 33, Tampa Bay 14

Seattle 23, N.Y. Giants 0

Chicago 38, Cleveland 31

Indianapolis 25, Houston 3

Buffalo 27, Jacksonville 20

Miami 24, New England 20

Kansas City 56, Oakland 31

Carolina 30, N.Y. Jets 20

Arizona 37, Tennessee 34, OT

St. Louis 27, New Orleans 16

Green Bay 37, Dallas 36

Pittsburgh 30, Cincinnati 20

Monday’s Game

Baltimore 18, Detroit 16

Sunday, Dec. 22

Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 1 p.m.

Indianapolis at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

Denver at Houston, 1 p.m.

Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

New Orleans at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

Tennessee at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.

Arizona at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.

Oakland at San Diego, 4:25 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.

New England at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m.

Chicago at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 23

Atlanta at San Francisco, 8:40 p.m.

GOLF

2014 Masters Qualifiers

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The 90 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 78th Masters, to be played April 10-13 at Augusta National Golf Club. Players listed in only first category for which they are eligible.

MASTERS CHAMPIONS: Adam Scott, Bubba Watson, Charl Schwartzel, Phil Mickelson, Angel Cabrera, Trevor Immelman, Zach Johnson, Tiger Woods, Mike Weir, Vijay Singh, Jose Maria Olazabal, Mark O’Meara, Ben Crenshaw, Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples, Ian Woosnam, Sandy Lyle, Larry Mize, Craig Stadler, Tom Watson.

U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONS (five years): Justin Rose, Webb Simpson, Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell, Lucas Glover.

BRITISH OPEN CHAMPIONS (five years): Ernie Els, Darren Clarke, Louis Oosthuizen, Stewart Cink.

PGA CHAMPIONS (five years): Jason Dufner, Keegan Bradley, Martin Kaymer, Y.E. Yang.

PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIPS CHAMPIONS (three years): Matt Kuchar, K.J. Choi.

U.S. AMATEUR CHAMPION AND RUNNER-UP: a-Matt Fitzpatrick, a-Oliver Goss.

BRITISH AMATEUR CHAMPION: a-Garrick Porteous.

U.S. AMATEUR PUBLIC LINKS CHAMPION: a-Jordan Niebrugge.

U.S. MID-AMATEUR CHAMPION: a-Michael McCoy.

ASIAN AMATEUR CHAMPION: a-Lee Chang-woo.

TOP 12 AND TIES-2013 MASTERS: Jason Day, Marc Leishman, Thorbjorn Olesen, Brandt Snedeker, Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood, Tim Clark, John Huh.

TOP FOUR AND TIES-2013 U.S. OPEN: Billy Horschel, Hunter Mahan.

TOP FOUR AND TIES-2013 BRITISH OPEN: Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter.

TOP FOUR AND TIES-2013 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: Jim Furyk, Jonas Blixt.

PGA TOUR EVENT WINNERS SINCE 2013 MASTERS (FULL FEDEX CUP POINTS AWARDED): Derek Ernst, Sang-Moon Bae, Boo Weekley, Harris English, Ken Duke, Bill Haas, Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed, Jimmy Walker, Ryan Moore, Chris Kirk.

FIELD FROM THE 2013 TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP: Steve Stricker, Dustin Johnson, Roberto Castro, Nick Watney, Brendon de Jonge, Luke Donald, Gary Woodland, Kevin Streelman, D.A. Points, Graham DeLaet.

TOP 50 FROM FINAL WORLD RANKING IN 2013: Hideki Matsuyama, Thomas Bjorn, Jamie Donaldson, Victor Dubuisson, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Francesco Molinari, Rickie Fowler, Matteo Manassero, David Lynn, Thongchai Jaidee, Peter Hanson, Joost Luiten, Branden Grace.

TOP 50 FROM WORLD RANKING ON MARCH 30: TBD.

SPECIAL FOREIGN INVITATIONS: TBD.

HOCKEY

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Boston 33 22 9 2 46 92 70

Montreal 35 20 12 3 43 88 75

Tampa Bay 33 19 11 3 41 90 80

Detroit 35 15 11 9 39 89 94

Toronto 35 17 15 3 37 98 102

Ottawa 35 14 15 6 34 99 113

Florida 34 12 17 5 29 78 109

Buffalo 33 7 23 3 17 55 96

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Pittsburgh 35 24 10 1 49 108 75

Washington 33 18 12 3 39 105 97

Carolina 34 14 13 7 35 79 94

N.Y. Rangers 34 16 17 1 33 76 91

Philadelphia 33 14 15 4 32 76 91

New Jersey 34 13 15 6 32 78 85

Columbus 34 14 16 4 32 87 95

N.Y. Islanders 34 9 19 6 24 83 118

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Chicago 36 24 7 5 53 135 101

St. Louis 32 22 6 4 48 112 76

Colorado 32 22 9 1 45 94 75

Minnesota 35 19 11 5 43 81 81

Dallas 32 15 12 5 35 92 99

Nashville 33 16 14 3 35 77 92

Winnipeg 35 15 15 5 35 93 102

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Anaheim 35 23 7 5 51 111 89

Los Angeles 34 22 8 4 48 94 68

San Jose 33 20 7 6 46 108 82

Vancouver 35 20 10 5 45 98 83

Phoenix 32 18 9 5 41 104 100

Calgary 33 13 15 5 31 86 106

Edmonton 35 11 21 3 25 93 120

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss.

Sunday’s Games

Washington 5, Philadelphia 4, SO

N.Y. Rangers 4, Calgary 3, SO

Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 0

Florida 2, Montreal 1

Chicago 3, Los Angeles 1

Anaheim 3, Edmonton 2

Monday’s Games

Pittsburgh 3, Toronto 1

Winnipeg 3, Columbus 2

Ottawa 3, St. Louis 2, OT

Colorado 6, Dallas 2

Tuesday’s Games

Calgary at Boston, 7 p.m.

Winnipeg at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Florida at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Phoenix at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Anaheim at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

San Jose at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Vancouver at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Colorado at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Ottawa at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 8 p.m.