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Morning Sports – 1/3/13

The Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Sacramento Kings last night, 97-94. The Cavs trailed by three after one, but took the lead at the intermission by one. However, Sacramento came right back in the third quarter to take the lead back and hold on for the rest of the night. The Cavaliers were led by Kyrie Irving with 22 points and six assists as well as rookie Dion Waiters with 20 points. Cleveland is now 7-26 and will now head to Charlotte on Friday night at 7.

Elsewhere in the NBA last night, Brooklyn toppled Oklahoma City, 110-93. Houston handled New Orleans, 104-92. San Antonio outlasted Milwaukee, 117-110. Miami bested Dallas, 119-109 in overtime. Memphis topped Boston, 93-83. Indiana defeated Washington, 89-81. Chicago clipped Orlando, 96-94. Toronto dominated Portland, 102-79. Utah blew past Minnesota, 106-84. Phoenix ousted Philadelphia, 95-89 and Golden State crushed the LA Clippers, 115-94.

The eighth ranked Ohio State Buckeyes handled Nebraska last night, 70-44. The Buckeyes dominated from the tip off, outscoring the Cornhuskers, 36-17 in the first half. Ohio State held Nebraska to just 30% from the field. The Buckeyes were led by Deshaun Thomas with 22 points and Lenzelle Smith Jr. with 17 points. Ohio State will now head to #11 Illinois on Saturday at 2:15.

In NCAA basketball Top 25 action last night, #1 Duke toppled Davidson, 67-50. #4 Louisville handled Providence, 80-62. #7 Syracuse blew past Rutgers, 78-53. #16 Creighton clipped Illinois State, 79-72. #17 Butler defeated Penn, 70-57. Purdue upset #11 Illinois, 68-61 and #19 San Diego State topped Cal State Bakersfield, 72-57.

The NHL and the Players Association continued to trade proposals on Wednesday finishing with the union submitting an offer to the league. The two sides met late last night with sources saying that it was “hard to say” whether there has been serious progress made. The sides reportedly moved closer, but there is still work to be done. The players had until midnight last night to decide whether to dissolve the Players Association, which would nullify its right to collectively bargain as a union and put a halt to negotiations.

In the Sugar Bowl last night, #21 Louisville upset #3 Florida, 33-23. The Cardinals were 14-point underdogs coming into the game.

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This article was posted on Thursday, 3 January 2013 at 1:21 AM.
Last edited/updated on January 3, 2013 at 1:21 AM.
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