Daily Archives: December 20, 2023

Matchup analysis and a prediction

[ad_1] MSU’s Tre Holloman has been part of MSU’s improved offensive play, including from beyond the arc. • What: Michigan State vs. Stony Brook • When: 6:30 p.m. Thursday • Where: Breslin Center • TV/Radio: Streaming on Big Ten Network-Plus/Spartan Sports Network radio, including WJIM 1240-AM and WMMQ 94.9-FM; Sirius/XM Ch. 385 (MSU broadcast) • Records/Rankings: MSU is 6-5 overall, 0-2 in …

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DeMatha’s Thomas a crowd-pleaser in win over Mililani at ‘Iolani Classic

[ad_1] Dec. 20—Malcolm Thomas was a show-stopper on Tuesday. Malcolm Thomas was a show-stopper on Tuesday. Spin move in the lane, with a two-handed tomahawk jam. The 6-foot-8 senior scored 20 points and electrified the crowd—and his teammates—as DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.) overwhelmed Mililani 80-43 on Tuesday night in the opening round of the ‘Iolani Prep Classic. “I like our …

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Monk questionable for Kings vs. Celtics; Tatum ruled out

[ad_1] Monk questionable for Kings vs. Celtics; Tatum ruled out originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The Boston Celtics will be without their star forward Wednesday night at Golden 1 Center, while the Kings could be missing their Sixth Man. Jayson Tatum has been ruled out for the game in Sacramento with a left ankle sprain, suffered during Boston’s …

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McCombs Family Rejoins NBA’s Spurs as Minority Owner

[ad_1] The San Antonio Spurs are bringing back one of their founding partners who helped establish the team. The Spurs announced Wednesday that the McCombs family has acquired a minority stake in the franchise. Billy Joe ‘Red’ McCombs, the former businessman who died in February at 95 years old, was once the principal owner of the Spurs, and he played …

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College basketball rankings: Memphis deserves a spot in top 10 after pounding Virginia to improve to 9-2

[ad_1] It took Penny Hardaway four seasons to take Memphis to the NCAA Tournament. He has endured an NCAA investigation. Those are just two short sentences that illustrate how things haven’t always gone smoothly for the former NBA All-Star since he accepted the opportunity to lead his alma mater. And in the early years, when things weren’t going so well …

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Minnesota moves back on top in Christmas themed rankings.

[ad_1] There are gifts from Santa Claus for everyone in this week’s NBC Sports NBA Power Rankings. The Minnesota Timberwolves got their gift early having moved back to the top of the rankings, and the Clippers are climbing fast. 1. Minnesota Timberwolves (20-5, Last Week No. 2). What Minnesota wants for Christmas can’t be delivered until April and May — …

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Oregon State, Washington State to join join Gonzaga-led WCC in basketball for next two seasons

[ad_1] The latest bend to conference realignment has popped in the Pacific Northwest. Oregon State and Washington State are in line to join the West Coast Conference as affiliate members and play league games — with the exception of football and baseball — against WCC schools for the 2024-25 and 2025-26 seasons, sources told CBS Sports.  Barring any major drastic …

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Jackson-Davis earns new nickname from Klay after big game vs. Celtics

[ad_1] Jackson-Davis earns new nickname from Klay after big game vs. Celtics originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Once and for all, Warriors rookie Trayce Jackson-Davis is shedding his “Baby T” nickname. After nearly securing the first double-double of his young NBA career in late October — which would have been the case if one of his rebounds that …

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76ers vs. Timberwolves odds, line, spread, time: 2023 NBA picks, December 20 predictions from proven model

[ad_1] We’ve got another exciting NBA matchup on schedule as the Philadelphia 76ers and the Minnesota Timberwolves are set to meet on Wednesday. Philadelphia is 18-8 overall and 10-4 at home, while Minnesota is 20-5 overall and 9-4 on the road. The Timberwolves defeated the 76ers, 112-99, at home on November 22. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET from …

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Yahoo Plays and Strategy for Wednesday, December 20

[ad_1] Wednesday brings a busy 10-game slate in the NBA. That means there are a ton of options to wade through on Yahoo. Here are some of the top targets at each position, as well as some players to potentially avoid. GUARDS Donovan Mitchell, CLE vs. UTA ($44): Mitchell is running the show for the Jazz with Darius Garland (jaw) …

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Steph addresses outside chatter, calls to break up Warriors core

[ad_1] Steph addresses outside chatter, calls to break up Warriors core originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The Warriors’ 132-126 victory over the Boston Celtics in overtime on Tuesday at Chase Center was a team effort, but the Splash Brothers turned it up a notch to help Golden State walk away with the win. Steph Curry was his usual …

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Cent. Arkansas Bears vs. Western Illinois Leathernecks: How to watch NCAA Basketball online, TV channel, live stream info, start time

[ad_1] Halftime Report A win for Western Illinois would push their record over .500, and after one quarter of play they’ve put themselves in a good position to make it happen. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead Cent. Arkansas 33-19. Western Illinois entered the game having won three straight and they’re just one half away …

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