FOOTBALL

NFL

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

North W L T Pct PF PA

Detroit 8 4 0 .667 275 251

Green Bay 6 6 0 .500 295 302

Vikings 6 6 0 .500 233 209

Chicago 3 9 0 .250 204 270

East W L T Pct PF PA

x-Dallas 11 1 0 .917 333 228

N.Y. Giants 8 4 0 .667 245 237

Washington 6 5 1 .542 303 295

Philadelphia 5 7 0 .417 268 245

South W L T Pct PF PA

Atlanta 7 5 0 .583 386 331

Tampa Bay 7 5 0 .583 277 285

New Orleans 5 7 0 .417 347 335

Carolina 4 8 0 .333 283 321

West W L T Pct PF PA

Seattle 8 3 1 .708 264 194

Arizona 5 6 1 .458 276 251

Los Angeles 4 8 0 .333 180 262

San Francisco 1 11 0 .083 234 370

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

North W L T Pct PF PA

Baltimore 7 5 0 .583 256 207

Pittsburgh 7 5 0 .583 290 236

Cincinnati 4 7 1 .375 245 259

Cleveland 0 12 0 .000 197 352

East W L T Pct PF PA

New England 10 2 0 .833 319 207

Miami 7 5 0 .583 255 278

Buffalo 6 6 0 .500 305 274

N.Y. Jets 3 8 0 .273 196 266

South W L T Pct PF PA

Houston 6 6 0 .500 207 257

Indianapolis 6 6 0 .500 311 311

Tennessee 6 6 0 .500 308 296

Jacksonville 2 10 0 .167 224 313

West W L T Pct PF PA

Kansas City 10 3 0 .769 302 255

Oakland 10 3 0 .769 358 320

Denver 8 4 0 .667 286 229

San Diego 5 7 0 .417 334 319

Key: x - clinched playoff spot

Games Sunday

Vikings at Jacksonville, noon (Ch. 9)

Arizona at Miami, noon

Chicago at Detroit, noon

Cincinnati at Cleveland, noon

Denver at Tennessee, noon

Houston at Indianapolis, noon

Pittsburgh at Buffalo, noon

San Diego at Carolina, noon

Washington at Philadelphia, noon

N.Y. Jets at San Fran. 3:05 pm (Ch. 4)

Atlanta at Los Angeles, 3:25 pm

New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 3:25 pm

Seattle at Green Bay, 3:25 pm (Ch. 9)

Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 7:20 pm (Ch. 11)

Game Monday

Balt. at New England, 7:30 pm (ESPN)

BASKETBALL

TIMBERWOLVES STATISTICS

(Through Thursday)

Player G Min Pts Reb Ast

Wiggins 22 36.5 22.4 4.0 2.4

Towns 22 34.9 21.8 10.4 2.3

LaVine 21 37.3 20.5 3.0 2.8

Dieng 22 31.3 10.2 8.1 2.4

Bjelica 22 16.8 7.0 3.3 1.1

Muhammad 19 16.6 6.7 2.3 0.4

Rubio 17 30.5 6.4 3.8 6.5

Payne 7 9.4 6.1 2.0 0.4

Dunn 22 17.7 4.2 2.1 2.9

Jones 15 13.5 3.9 1.6 2.8

Hill 2 5.4 3.0 3.0 0.0

Aldrich 22 13.0 3.0 4.0 0.5

Rush 9 10.7 1.6 1.0 0.7

Lucas III 5 2.1 0.4 0.0 0.2

Totals 22 241.0 104.4 42.2 21.9

Opponents 22 241.0 106.4 41.2 21.4

HOCKEY

WILD STATISTICS

(Through Thursday)

PLAYER GP G A TP +/- PIM

Coyle 25 9 9 18 7 18

Staal 25 6 12 18 9 8

Suter 25 4 12 16 16 10

Granlund 25 5 10 15 6 2

Niederreiter 25 7 8 15 10 4

Koivu 25 6 8 14 7 8

Zucker 25 4 10 14 14 10

Brodin 25 2 8 10 0 12

Pominville 25 5 5 10 1 2

Parise 18 4 5 9 -2 12

Spurgeon 21 1 8 9 13 6

Dumba 25 2 6 8 5 18

Haula 18 4 3 7 1 8

Stewart 25 4 3 7 -1 33

Eriksson Ek 9 2 3 5 2 2

Dalpe 9 1 2 3 0 9

Folin 19 0 2 2 8 16

Graovac 17 2 0 2 0 2

Scandella 14 0 2 2 -5 6

Bertschy 5 0 1 1 0 4

Gabriel 3 0 1 1 0 10

Prosser 12 0 1 1 -2 4

Pulkkinen 8 1 0 1 -1 2

Mitchell 10 0 0 0 -1 0

Olofsson 1 0 0 0 1 0

Reilly 9 0 0 0 0 2

Schroeder 2 0 0 0 0 0

Totals 25 69 119 188 0 224

Opponents 25 51 87 138 0 214

GOALIES W L OT SO Sv% GAA

Dubnyk 11 6 3 4 .946 1.65

Kuemper 2 2 1 0 .897 3.36

Totals 13 8 4 4 .935 2.01

Opponents 12 11 2 2 .908 2.73

COLLEGE • MEN

UPPER MIDWEST

Concordia (Moorhead) 6, Wis.-Stout 1

Lawrence 5, Augsburg 3

MSOE 6, Wis.-Superior 4

St. Scholastica 4, Gustavus 1

Wis.-Eau Claire 5, Hamline 4, OT

Wis.-River Falls 2, Finlandia 0

COLLEGE • WOMEN

WCHA W L T SW Pts GF GA

Gophers 12 2 2 2 40 52 27

Wisconsin 12 2 1 1 38 58 15

Minn. Duluth 10 3 2 1 33 46 24

North Dakota 5 5 4 2 21 31 26

Ohio State 4 9 2 0 14 20 39

St. Cloud State 4 9 1 1 14 22 39

Bemidji State 4 11 1 0 13 25 46

MSU Mankato 2 12 1 0 7 14 52

Overall: Gophers 15-2-2, Wisconsin 16-2-1, Minn. Duluth 13-3-3, North Dakota 7-6-5, Ohio State 8-9-2, St. Cloud State 5-12-1, Bemidji St. 7-11-1, MSU Mankato 4-13-2.

RESULTS FRIDAY

Minn. Duluth 3, MSU Mankato 0

Wisconsin 7, Ohio State 0

Nonconference

Gophers 5, Boston U. 1

Bemidji St. 3, RIT 1

GAMES SATURDAY

St. Cloud State at North Dakota, 2:07 pm

Wisconsin at Ohio State, 2:07 pm

Minn. Duluth at MSU Mankato, 3:07 pm

Nonconference

Gophers at Boston U, 2 pm

Bemidji St. at RIT, 12:05 pm

GAME SUNDAY

St. Cloud State at North Dakota, 2:07 pm

UPPER MIDWEST

Bethel 5, Northland 0

Concordia (Wis.) 5, St. Benedict 1

Wis.-Eau Claire 5, St. Mary's 1

Wis.-Stevens Point 1, Augsburg 0

Wis.-Superior 4, St. Scholastica 1

VOLLEYBALL

COLLEGE

NCAA DIVISION I TOURNAMENT

MINNESOTA REGIONAL

At Minneapolis

Results Friday • Sweet 16

• Gophers def. Missouri, 25-15, 21-25, 25-19, 25-14

• UCLA def. North Carolina, 23-25, 25-22, 25-23, 28-26

Game Saturday • Elite 8

• UCLA at Gophers, 9 pm

NEBRASKA REGIONAL

At Lincoln, Nebraska

Results Friday • Sweet 16

• Nebraska def. Penn State, 23-25, 23-25, 26-24, 25-19, 15-6

• Washington def. Arizona, 25-15, 25-22, 25-18

Game Saturday • Elite 8

• Washington at Nebraska, 3 pm

TEXAS REGIONAL

At Austin, Texas

Results Friday • Sweet 16

• Creighton def. Michigan, 24-26, 25-21, 17-25, 25-20, 15-7

• Texas def. BYU, 25-23, 25-14, 24-26, 22-25, 16-14

Game Saturday • Elite 8

• Creighton at Texas, 7 pm

WISCONSIN REGIONAL

At Madison, Wisconsin

Results Friday • Sweet 16

• Stanford def. Florida State, 25-27, 25-20, 25-9, 25-23

• Wisconsin def. Ohio State, 25-15, 22-25, 29-31, 25-22, 15-13

Game Saturday • Elite 8

• Stanford at Wisconsin, 5 pm

NCAA DIVISION II CHAMPIONSHIPS

At Sioux Falls, S.D.

Semifinals • Friday

• Alaska-Anchorage def. Palm Beach Atlantic, 25-16, 19-25, 25-17, 25-22

• Concordia (St. Paul) def. Lewis, 25-18, 25-16, 25-18

Final • Saturday

• Alaska-Anchorage vs. Concordia (St. Paul), 5 pm

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Houston: Agreed to terms with LHP Cionel Perez on a minor league contract.

Seattle: Sent LHP Dean Kiekhefer outright to Tacoma (PCL).

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Arizona: Agreed to terms with RHP Fernando Rodney on a one-year contract.

Atlanta: Received LHP Tyler Pike as the player to be named in a Nov. 28 trade with Seattle.

Los Angeles: Sent INF Charlie Culberson outright to Oklahoma City (PCL).

San Diego: Sent INF Josh VanMeter to Cincinnati to complete an earlier trade.

St. Louis: Signed OF Dexter Fowler to a five-year contract.

BASKETBALL

NBA

Chicago: Assigned Gs Jerian Grant and R.J. Hunter and F Paul Zipser to Windy City (NBADL).

L.A. Lakers: Recalled C Ivica Zubac from Los Angeles (NBADL).

HOCKEY

NHL

Arizona: Acquired C Peter Holland from Toronto for a conditional 2018 draft choice.

Dallas: Activated F Jiri Hudler from injured reserve. Reassigned F Jason Dickinson to Texas (AHL).

N.Y. Islanders: Agreed to terms with RW Cal Clutterbuck on a five-year contract extension.

TODAY'S LINE

NFL

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

Sunday

Vikings 3 (39½) JACKS'VILLE

TENNESSEE 1½ (43½) Denver

CAROLINA 1 (49) San Diego

INDIANAP. 6½ (46½) Houston

Cincinnati 5½ (41) CLEVELAND

Pittsburgh 3 (46) BUFFALO

Arizona 2 (43½) MIAMI

DETROIT 7 (43½) Chicago

TAMPA BAY 2½ (51½) New Orleans

Washington 2½ (47) PHILADELPHIA

SAN FRAN. 3 (44½) N.Y. Jets

Seattle 3 (44½) GREEN BAY

Atlanta 6 (45) LOS ANGELES

Dallas 3½ (47) N.Y. GIANTS

MONDAY

NEW ENG. 7 (44½) Baltimore

NBA

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SATURDAY

Denver 1 (203½) ORLANDO

WASHINGTON 4 (208) Milwaukee

INDIANA 1 (216) Portland

CLEVELAND OFF (OFF) Charlotte

HOUSTON 13½ (207) Dallas

CHICAGO 10 (199½) Miami

Golden State 10 (209) MEMPHIS

SAN ANTONIO 14 (210) Brooklyn

UTAH OFF (OFF) Sacramento

LA CLIPPERS OFF (OFF) New Orleans

NHL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SATURday

PHILADELPHIA -145/+135 Dallas

LOS ANGELES -180/+165 Ottawa

MONTREAL -205/+185 Colorado

FLORIDA -200/+180 Vancouver

Pittsburgh -120/+110 TAMPA BAY

BOSTON -140/+130 Toronto

COLUMBUS OFF/OFF NY Islanders

Nashville -155/+145 ARIZONA

CALGARY -125/+115 Winnipeg

SAN JOSE OFF/OFF Carolina

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

SATURDAY

MEMPHIS 4½ Ala.-Birm.

Arizona 8 MISSOURI

PROVIDENCE 9½ UMass

BOWLING GREEN 9½ Detroit

PENNSYLVANIA 4 George Mason

PURDUE 25 Cleveland St.

W MICHIGAN 5½ James Madison

HOUSTON 3 Rhode Island

Wisconsin 2½ MARQUETTE

ILLINOIS 9½ Cent. Michigan

Tulane 2½ SOUTHERN MISS

KANSAS 18½ Nebraska

LOYOLA (ILL.) 10 Milwaukee

Wichita St 5½ Oklahoma

BOISE ST 7½ Portland

BUTLER 5 Cincinnati

Oklahoma St 8½ TULSA

GONZAGA 15 Akron

Duke 20½ UNLV

XAVIER 11 Utah

TEXAS 10 Long Beach St.

OHIO STATE 10 Connecticut

MARSHALL 4½ Toledo

SAN DIEGO ST 8½ Arizona St.

ST. BONAVENTURE 4 NC-Wilmington

FRESNO ST 8½ Cal Poly

MISSOURI ST. pick Valparaiso

Kansas St 14 Washington St

Va. Common. 3 OLD DOMINION

UCLA 9½ Michigan

LA.-LAFAYETTE 4 La. Tech

BYU 5 Colorado

CS NORTHRIDGE 1½ Loyola Mary.

CALIFORNIA 17 UC Davis

Temple 7 Depaul

Georgetown 3 La Salle

Villanova 6 Notre Dame

Pittsburgh 6 Penn State

College Football

FAVORITE line (O/U) UNDERDOG

Saturday

Navy 5 (47½) Army

Note: Home teams are in CAPS.