Ohio basketball climbed in the most recent AP Top 25 poll, all the way up to 43rd. The Bobcats received six votes in the latest poll after a big win over Portland on Saturday. The Cats also received one point in the latest coaches poll. Ohio takes on UNC-Wilmington on Friday night. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pregame at 6:30 and tip off at 7. Also, Ohio State came in at fourth in the AP Top 25 and coaches poll. The Buckeyes are 1-0 after a win over Albany on Sunday. The Buckeyes take on Rhode Island on Saturday at 5.
In other MAC basketball action yesterday, Cleveland State edged Bowling Green, 79-73 in overtime. Florida State toppled Buffalo, 95-68. Iowa outlasted Central Michigan, 73-61. Akron blasted John Carroll, 97-53 and Minnesota handled Toledo, 82-56.
On Monday Night Football last night, Pittsburgh edged Kansas City, 16-13 in overtime.
The MLB announced their AL and NL Rookies of the Year yesterday. In the American League, LA Angels outfielder Mike Trout was unanimously tabbed the league’s rookie of the year at 21-years old. Trout hit .326, second best in the league, with 30 home runs and 83 RBIs. He led the majors with 129 runs and 49 steals. In the National League, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was named the league’s rookie of the year at just 20-years old. Harper edged out Arizona hurler Wade Miley by just seven points. Harper is the second-youngest winner after hitting .270 with 22 home runs and 59 RBIs.
The BCS commissioners selected a rotation of six bowls for the semifinals of the upcoming college football playoff system. The group also revealed that the highest-rated champion from the “Group of Five” conferences, the Big East, Conference USA, Mountain West, Sun Belt and Mid-American, will receive and automatic berth in one of the six access bowls. There will be two playoff games and four major bowl games each season. The six games include three “contract bowls” and three “host bowls”. The spots in the contract bowls are reserved for teams that have deals in those bowls.
In NBA play last night, Miami clipped Houston, 113-110. Boston bested Chicago, 101-95. Oklahoma City ousted Detroit, 92-90. Milwaukee topped Philadelphia, 105-96. Utah outlasted Toronto, 140-133 in three overtimes and Phoenix defeated Denver, 110-100.
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