BASKETBALL

TIMBERWOLVES STATISTICS

(Through Friday)

Player G Min Pts Reb Ast

Wiggins 15 36.2 24.0 4.1 2.0

Towns 15 34.7 21.3 9.4 2.5

LaVine 14 35.5 18.6 3.0 2.4

Dieng 15 31.4 10.3 8.6 2.6

Muhammad 12 16.3 6.7 2.3 0.3

Bjelica 15 16.6 6.5 3.6 1.0

Rubio 10 29.9 6.1 4.1 6.7

Payne 7 9.4 6.1 2.0 0.4

Jones 11 15.3 4.6 1.9 3.4

Dunn 15 19.3 3.8 2.7 2.9

Hill 2 5.4 3.0 3.0 0.0

Aldrich 15 12.4 2.7 3.6 0.4

Rush 8 11.4 1.8 1.1 0.6

Lucas 5 2.1 0.4 0.0 0.2

Team 15 240 103.1 42.7 21.5

Opponents 15 240 102.7 40.8 20.1

HOCKEY

WILD STATISTICS

(Through Saturday)

PLAYER GP G A TP +/- PIM

Staal 21 5 11 16 7 6

Coyle 21 8 7 15 5 18

Granlund 21 5 9 14 5 2

Suter 21 4 10 14 11 8

Niederreiter 21 7 6 13 7 4

Koivu 21 4 7 11 4 6

Brodin 21 2 8 10 3 10

Zucker 21 2 8 10 11 8

Parise 14 4 5 9 0 12

Dumba 21 2 5 7 3 14

Pominville 21 3 5 8 -1 0

Haula 14 3 2 5 1 6

Eriksson Ek 9 2 3 5 2 2

Stewart 21 2 3 5 0 29

Spurgeon 17 1 4 5 9 4

Dalpe 9 1 2 3 0 9

Folin 19 0 2 2 8 16

Graovac 13 2 0 2 1 0

Bertschy 5 0 1 1 0 4

Prosser 9 0 1 1 0 0

Pulkkinen 8 1 0 1 -1 2

Scandella 10 0 1 1 -5 4

Mitchell 9 0 0 0 0 0

Reilly 9 0 0 0 0 2

Schroeder 2 0 0 0 0 0

Totals 21 58 100 158 0 182

Opponents 21 411 69 110 0 180

GOALIES W L OT SO Sv% GAA

Dubnyk 9 6 2 4 .946 1.66

Kuemper 2 1 1 0 .908 2.94

Totals 9 7 2 4 .937 1.89

Opponents 10 8 1 2 .914 2.75

COLLEGE • MEN

UPPER MIDWEST

Concordia (Wis.) 4, Bethel 0

Marian 5, St. John's 4

Norwich 3, Concordia (Moorhead) 0

St. Olaf 4, Lawrence 1

Wis.-Superior 8, Finlandia 1

COLLEGE • WOMEN

WCHA W L T SW Pts GF GA

Gophers 10 1 2 2 34 44 18

Wisconsin 10 1 1 1 32 43 11

Minn. Duluth 7 3 2 1 24 37 22

North Dakota 5 4 3 1 19 29 23

St. Cloud State 4 7 1 1 14 20 33

Ohio State 3 8 1 0 10 17 30

Bemidji State 3 9 1 0 10 20 39

MSU Mankato 1 10 1 0 4 11 45

Overall: Gophers 12-1-2, Wisconsin 14-1-1, Minn. Duluth 10-3-3, North Dakota 7-5-4, St. Cloud State 5-10-1, Ohio State 7-8-1, Bemidji St. 5-9-1, MSU Mankato 3-11-2.

RESULTS SATURDAY

Gophers 4, Bemidji St. 0

Nonconference

Minn. Duluth 2, Harvard 1, OT

MSU Mankato 1, Lindenwood 1, OT

North Dakota 3, Syracuse 0

Robert Morris 5, St. Cloud State 3

Wisconsin 5, Cornell 2

GAME SUNDAY

Bemidji St. at Gophers, 2:07 pm

UPPER MIDWEST

Concordia (Moorhead) 5, Marian 2

Wis.-Eau Claire 4, St. Mary's 0

SOCCER

MLS PLAYOFFS

EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS

(Montreal leads Toronto FC, 3-2)

Wednesday • Second leg

Montreal at Toronto FC, 6 pm

WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS

(Seattle leads Colorado, 2-1)

Sunday • Second leg

Seattle at Colorado, 3 pm

MLS CUP

Saturday, Dec. 10

Eastern winner vs. Western winner, 7 pm

VOLLEYBALL

COLLEGE

BIG TEN Conf. Overall

Nebraska 18-2 27-2

Gophers 17-3 25-4

Wisconsin 17-3 25-4

Penn State 14-5 22-8

Michigan St. 13-7 24-8

Michigan 11-9 22-10

Illinois 10-10 17-14

Ohio State 9-10 19-12

Iowa 9-11 19-13

Purdue 8-12 18-13

Indiana 6-14 17-16

Maryland 4-16 12-20

Northwestern 4-17 10-22

Rutgers 0-20 4-29

RESULTS SATURDAY

•Gophers def. Wisconsin, 22-25, 25-17, 11-25, 25-17, 15-8

•Michigan St. def. Iowa, 25-18, 23-25, 25-20, 25-21

•Nebraska def. Michigan, 25-19, 25-17, 22-25, 25-21

•Northwestern def. Rutgers, 25-17, 25-23, 25-23

•Ohio State def. Indiana, 25-14, 21-25, 25-17, 16-25, 15-11

•Penn State def. Illinois, 25-18, 26-24, 19-25, 25-21

Regular season ends

TRANSACTIONS

BASKETBALL

NBA

Chicago: Assigned F/C Cristiano Felicio and Gs Jerian Grant and R.J. Hunter to Windy City (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

NFL

Vikings: Released S Cedric Thompson from the practice squad.

Buffalo: Placed S Robert Blanton on injured reserve. Released TE Gerald Christian. Activated WR Sammy Watkins from injured reserve. Signed PK Jordan Gay.

Cincinnati: Waived DT DeShawn Williams. Activated HB Cedric Peerman from injured reserve. Signed LS Tyler Ott from the practice squad.

Houston: Waived DE Brandon Dunn. Signed DE Ufomba Kamalu from the practice squad.

Oakland: Released OT Matt McCants. Waived TE Ryan O'Malley. Signed LB Tyrell Adams and LB/DE James Cowser from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

NHL

Arizona: Recalled C Tyler Gaudet from Tucson (AHL).

Boston: Assigned G Zane McIntyre to Atlanta (AHL).

Detroit: Placed D Alexey Marchenko and G Jimmy Howard on 7-day injured reserve, Marchenko retroactive to Nov. 20. Recalled G Jared Coreau from Grand Rapids (AHL).

COLLEGE

LSU: Promoted interim football coach Ed Orgeron to football coach.

Mississippi: Announced the retirement of defensive coordinator Dave Wommack, effective at the end of the season.

Texas: Fired football coach Charlie Strong.

TODAY'S LINE

NFL

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

Sunday

San Diego 3 (46½) HOUSTON

Tennessee 6 (42) CHICAGO

BUFFALO 7½ (45) Jacksonville

BALTIMORE 3½ (40½) Cincinnati

ATLANTA 5 (50½) Arizona

MIAMI 7 (44½) San Francisco

NEW ORL. 7½ (46) Los Angeles

N.Y. Giants 7 (44) CLEVELAND

Seattle 6 (45) TAMPA BAY

OAKLAND 3 (49½) Carolina

DENVER 3½ (38½) Kansas City

New England 7½ (45½) N.Y. JETS

MONDAY

PHIL. 4 (47½) Green Bay

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SUNday

Cleveland 12 PHILADELPHIA

PHOENIX off Denver

Sacramento 4 BROOKLYN

Milwaukee 1 ORLANDO

L.A. Clippers 10½ INDIANA

New Orleans 3 DALLAS

Houston 1½ PORTLAND

L.A. LAKERS off Atlanta

NHL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SUNday

BOSTON -125/+115 Tampa Bay

Nashville -138/+128 WINNIPEG

EDMONTON -210/+190 Arizona

CAROLINA off/off Florida

N.Y. RANGERS off/off Ottawa

PHIL. -135/+125 Calgary

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SUNday

DUQUESNE 5 Cleveland St.

NORTHEASTERN 4 Kent State

VALPARAISO 10 Ball State

La Salle 6 DREXEL

WASH. STATE 9½ San Jose State

SOUTHERN CAL 18 UC Santa Barb.

ST. MARY'S 11½ Ala.-Birm.

Indiana St. 10½ Quinnipiac

Gonzaga 4½ Iowa State

Florida 2½ Miami

Seton Hall 4 Stanford

UC Irvine 6 E. Tennessee St.

Milwaukee off South Dakota St.

Dayton 5 New Mexico

Virginia Tech 5 Nebraska

UCLA 4 Texas A&M

Portland 3 CS Northridge

CS Bakersfield off North Dakota

North Florida off Wright St.

Denver off Sacramento St.

E. WASHINGTON off San Francisco

Toledo off N.C.-Wilmington

Evansville off Middle Tenn.

Note: Home teams are in CAPS.