Daily Archives: December 16, 2022

EMAWOnline – Finals Week: Special Teams

I know it may be harsh, but I have to give special teams the worst grade out of any unit at K-State this season. I have a few reasons as to why, but first, let me highlight the really good things they did this year. Ty Zentner was a stud in every possible way for the Wildcats. On his 82 …

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‘He just makes us better’

Boston head coach Joe Mazzulla provided a positive update on Celtics center Robert Williams III and his impending return Friday night. Williams has yet to play this season following a knee procedure in late September — Mazzulla confirmed before the game Williams will indeed see his first action of the year against the Magic. Mazzulla also offered insight on Williams’ …

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Defenses flex as Northwestern hosts DePaul

Defenses flex as Northwestern hosts DePaul Consistent offensive success has been hard to come by for Northwestern and DePaul this season. Perhaps another installment of this Chicagoland rivalry will jumpstart one or the other — or both — Saturday in Evanston, Ill., when the Wildcats host the Blue Demons. Entering Friday, Northwestern (7-2) ranked 330th in the nation with an …

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Bulls waive Anteotokounmpo, sign Carlik Jones to two-way contract

The Chicago Bulls made a roster move on Friday, cutting ties with one of their two-way contracts. Chicago waived fourth-year forward Kostas Antetokounmpo, the younger brother of Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. In Antetokounmpo’s place, who hadn’t played any minutes for Chicago this season, the Bulls signed Carlik Jones to a two-way contract. In 14 games with the Windy City …

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Ole Miss, Temple look for a warming trend

Ole Miss couldn’t overcome an ice-cold offensive start in its last game. Temple couldn’t overcome an ice-cold cold finish in its last game. Both teams will try to warm up their shooting and get back on a winning track Saturday when they meet in Oxford, Miss. The Rebels (7-3) watched UCF score the first 21 points Wednesday night and could …

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Villanova tries to snare Big 5 again, visits St. Joseph’s

Villanova tries to snare Big 5 again, visits St. Joseph’s After a week off for final exams, Villanova will look to capture a share of the Philadelphia Big 5 crown — again — Saturday when the Wildcats visit St. Joseph’s. Villanova (5-5) has beaten the Hawks (4-5) in the past 10 meetings of the annual clash known as the “Holy …

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NCAA hits former NC State, CSUN coach Mark Gottfried with three-year show-cause penalty for rule violations

Getty Images Former NC State and California State University, Northridge men’s basketball coach Mark Gottfried was hit by the NCAA with a three-year show-cause penalty Friday for committing recruiting violations and failing to monitor his staff during a three-season stint at CSUN. The Matadors were also punished with three years of probation and a fine, after a lengthy investigation uncovered …

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Stephen Curry injury update: Warriors star says avoiding surgery on injured shoulder is ‘great news’

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry will be out of the lineup with a left shoulder subluxation (i.e. a partial dislocation), the team announced on Thursday. While the Warriors have not released an official timeline for his return, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that Curry will be sidelined for at least two weeks. Curry will not require surgery and is expected to …

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Syracuse not taking fast-shooting Cornell lightly

After leading struggling Monmouth by a mere basket at halftime Monday night, Syracuse ultimately came unshackled to win by 15 points and extend its winning streak to four. “To be honest, (for) some players, it’s hard to get up for these games,” Orange sophomore Benny Williams said. “Monmouth’s (1-10). Players (are) coming into this game thinking we’re just going to …

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Four Philadelphia 76ers players have now become trade-eligible

Thursday was a very important date in the NBA as more players around the league are available for trade. Many of the players who signed new contracts over the summer at the start of the free agency period are now eligible to be traded with the lifting of the moratorium against it on Dec. 15. The Philadelphia 76ers will now …

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Rested Michigan returns to action vs. Lipscomb

Michigan was successful in its first test in showing it can overcome the loss of a key player. And now the Wolverines hope that trend continues Saturday when they return from a nine-day layoff to face Lipscomb in Ann Arbor, Mich. Before a game at Minnesota on Dec. 8, Michigan learned that starting point guard Jaelin Llewellyn, a transfer from …

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Clean up the glass with Jalen Duren

Special to Yahoo Sports One-third of the NBA regular season is in the books. Playoff pictures, both in real life and fantasy leagues, are beginning to take shape. But whether the odds of reaching the playoffs are in your favor or not, it’s crucial to keep an eye on the waiver wire, whether it be for short-term streamers due to …

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Georgetown vs. Xavier prediction, odds, line: 2022 college basketball picks, Dec. 16 best bets by proven model

The Xavier Musketeers and Georgetown Hoyas tip off their Big East Conference slate on Friday night at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The Musketeers (8-3), who are 7-2 in Big East Conference openers, have won four in a row and are coming off a 79-59 victory over Southern on Tuesday. The Hoyas (5-6), who have lost three of four, …

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Celtics star Jayson Tatum leads ESPN’s first 2022-23 NBA MVP straw poll

Jayson Tatum leads ESPN’s first 2022-23 NBA MVP straw poll originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has been hearing “MVP!” chants from fans throughout the 2022-23 NBA season, and they aren’t the only people who believe he should be the favorite for the league’s MVP award. Tim Bontemps recently conducted ESPN’s first MVP straw poll …

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Southern Illinois vs. Chicago State: How to watch NCAAB online, TV channel, live stream info, game time

Who’s Playing Chicago State @ Southern Illinois Current Records: Chicago State 3-9; Southern Illinois 7-4 What to Know The Chicago State Cougars will hit the road for the third straight game as they head to Banterra Center at 8 p.m. ET Friday. The Southern Illinois Salukis will be strutting in after a victory while the Cougars will be stumbling in …

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