BASKETBALL

TIMBERWOLVES STATISTICS

(Through Sunday)

Player G Min Pts Reb Ast

Towns 26 35.4 22.1 11.0 2.3

Wiggins 26 36.7 21.9 4.3 2.4

LaVine 25 37.9 20.7 3.1 3.2

Dieng 26 31.6 10.3 7.9 2.2

Rubio 21 31.2 6.9 4.1 6.6

Bjelica 24 16.4 6.8 3.3 1.0

Muhammad 23 16.4 6.4 2.6 0.4

Payne 9 9.3 5.3 1.9 0.3

Dunn 26 17.3 4.2 2.2 2.6

Jones 18 11.5 3.6 1.3 2.4

Aldrich 25 13.2 2.8 4.0 0.6

Hill 3 5.2 2.0 2.0 0.0

Rush 11 11.0 1.5 1.3 0.6

Lucas III 5 2.1 0.4 0.0 0.2

Totals 26 242.0 103.9 43.1 22.0

Opponents 26 242.0 106.9 41.3 21.9

PHOENIx STATISTICS

(Through Sunday)

Player G Min Pts Reb Ast

Bledsoe 27 32.3 19.7 5.4 5.4

Booker 26 33.2 18.8 2.7 2.9

Warren 14 31.1 16.6 4.1 0.9

Knight 27 24.1 12.6 2.7 2.9

Len 25 22.8 8.9 7.7 0.8

Dudley 26 24.2 8.5 3.9 1.8

Chandler 19 27.8 7.7 11.8 0.5

Chriss 27 17.1 6.9 3.4 0.5

Barbosa 26 14.3 6.5 1.5 1.1

Tucker 27 26.1 6.0 5.4 1.1

Williams 11 9.0 3.9 4.1 0.1

Ulis 16 9.6 3.4 0.6 1.7

Bender 22 11.3 2.7 1.5 0.3

Jenkins 4 3.2 1.8 0.3 0.3

Jones Jr. 2 2.8 1.5 0.0 0.0

Totals 27 244.5 106.3 45.7 18.3

Opponents 27 244.5 113.0 44.7 22.9

FOOTBALL

COLLEGE

Monday

Miami Beach Bowl

Tulsa (9-3) vs. Central Michigan (6-6), 1:30 pm (ESPN)

Tuesday

Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl

Memphis (8-4) vs. Western Kentucky (10-3), 6 pm (ESPN)

Wednesday

Poinsettia Bowl • San Diego

BYU (8-4) vs. Wyoming (8-5), 8 pm (ESPN)

Thursday

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl • Boise

Idaho (8-4) vs. Colorado State (7-5), 6 pm (ESPN)

FCS CHAMPIONSHIP

Jan. 7 • Frisco, Texas

•James Madison (13-1) vs. Youngstown St. (12-3), 11 am (ESPN2)

HOCKEY

WILD STATISTICS

(Through Sunday)

PLAYER GP G A TP +/- PIM

Staal 30 10 14 24 13 12

Coyle 30 10 12 22 12 20

Niederreiter 30 8 12 20 14 4

Granlund 30 7 13 20 11 2

Suter 30 5 13 18 22 14

Koivu 30 7 10 17 12 10

Zucker 30 6 11 17 17 12

Parise 23 5 8 13 -1 14

Pominville 30 5 8 13 3 2

Brodin 30 3 10 13 5 14

Dumba 30 4 7 11 10 20

Spurgeon 26 1 10 11 18 6

Haula 23 5 5 10 5 8

Stewart 30 5 3 8 0 40

Eriksson Ek 9 2 3 5 2 2

Graovac 22 3 0 3 2 2

Dalpe 9 1 2 3 0 9 Folin 22 0 2 2 9 16

Prosser 14 0 2 2 -1 4

Scandella 19 0 2 2 -4 10

Bertschy 5 0 1 1 0 4

Gabriel 7 0 1 1 0 24

Pulkkinen 9 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 30 88 149 237 0 269

Opponents 30 58 101 159 0 257

GOALIES W L OT SO Sv% GAA

Kuemper 3 2 1 0 .907 2.97

Dubnyk 15 6 3 4 .947 1.62

Totals 17 8 4 4 .938 1.92

Opponents 12 15 3 2 .903 2.83

COLLEGE • MEN

BIG TEN W L T SW Pts GF GA

Gophers 3 1 0 0 9 16 15

Penn State 2 0 0 0 6 11 2

Ohio State 1 1 0 0 3 11 8

Wisconsin 1 1 0 0 3 8 8

Michigan 1 3 0 0 3 10 19

Michigan State 0 2 0 0 0 4 8

Overall: Gophers 9-5-2, Penn State 13-1-1, Ohio State 9-2-4, Wisconsin 8-7-1, Michigan 7-8-1, Michigan St. 4-9-1.

SUNDAY

Nonconference

Northeastern 6, Michigan St. 2

Games resume Dec. 29

NCHC W L T SW Pts GF GA

Minn. Duluth 8 2 0 0 24 38 23

Denver 6 1 3 2 23 25 17

W. Michigan 4 5 1 1 14 27 31

St. Cloud State 4 5 1 0 13 30 31

Omaha 4 4 0 0 12 30 26

North Dakota 3 4 1 1 11 18 16

Miami (Ohio) 1 4 3 1 7 18 29

Colorado College 1 6 1 0 4 15 28

Overall: Minn. Duluth 12-3-3, Denver 12-3-3, W. Michigan 8-5-3, St. Cloud State 8-7-1, Omaha 9-6-3, North Dakota 9-6-3, Miami (Ohio) 4-8-5, Colorado College 3-12-1.

SATURDAY

Nonconference

Minn. Duluth 2, Bemidji St. 1

Games resume Dec. 28

WCHA W L T SW Pts GF GA

Bemidji State 13 1 2 2 43 43 17

Michigan Tech 11 3 2 1 36 44 26

Bowling Green 8 7 1 1 26 52 38

MSU Mankato 7 5 2 0 23 43 34

Ala.-Huntsville 7 7 2 0 23 44 53

Ferris State 6 7 1 1 20 41 40

Alaska 5 9 2 2 19 41 58

Lake Superior St. 5 8 1 0 16 40 45

Anchorage 2 8 2 1 9 21 36

N. Michigan 2 11 1 0 7 25 47

Overall: Bemidji St. 13-6-3, Michigan Tech 12-7-3, MSU Mankato 11-7-2, Bowling Green 9-11-2, Ala.-Huntsville 7-11-2, Ferris St. 7-11-1, Alaska 6-12-2, Lake Superior St. 8-9-1, Anchorage 3-13-2, N. Michigan 4-14-2.

SATURDAY

Bowling Green 6, Alaska 3

Nonconference

Minn. Duluth 2, Bemidji St. 1

MSU Mankato 5, Princeton 4

Games resume Dec. 28

COLLEGE • WOMEN

WCHA W L T SW Pts GF GA

Wisconsin 13 2 1 1 41 63 15

Gophers 12 2 2 2 40 52 27

Minn. Duluth 10 4 2 1 33 47 26

North Dakota 7 5 4 2 27 38 28

Ohio State 4 10 2 0 14 20 44

St. Cloud State 4 11 1 1 14 24 46

Bemidji State 4 11 1 0 13 25 46

MSU Mankato 3 12 1 0 10 16 53

Overall: Wisconsin 17-2-1, Gophers 15-3-2, Minn. Duluth 13-4-3, North Dakota 10-7-5, Ohio State 8-10-2, St. Cloud State 5-14-1, Bemidji St. 8-11-1, MSU Mankato 6-14-2.

Games resume Dec. 30

soccer

ENGLAND • PREMIER LEAGUE

G W D L GF GA Pts

Chelsea 17 14 1 2 35 11 43

Man. City 17 11 3 3 36 20 36

Liverpool 16 10 4 2 40 20 34

Arsenal 17 10 4 3 38 19 34

Tottenham 17 9 6 2 29 12 33

Man. United 17 8 6 3 24 17 30

Southampton 17 6 6 5 17 16 24

W. Bromwich Alb. 17 6 5 6 23 21 23

Everton 16 6 5 5 21 20 23

Bournemouth 17 6 3 8 23 28 21

Stoke City 17 5 6 6 19 24 21

Watford 17 6 3 8 21 29 21

W. Ham United 17 5 4 8 19 31 19

Middlesbrough 17 4 6 7 16 19 18

Leicester City 17 4 5 8 23 29 17

Burnley 17 5 2 10 16 28 17

Crystal Palace 17 4 3 10 28 32 15

Sunderland 17 4 2 11 15 28 14

Swansea City 17 3 3 11 20 37 12

Hull City 17 3 3 11 14 36 12

GAME MONDAY

Liverpool at Everton, 2 pm

RESULTS SUNDAY

Man. City 2, Arensal 1

Southampton 3, Bournemouth 1

Tottenham 2, Burnley FC 1

RESULTS SATURDAY

Chelsea 1, Crystal Palace 0

Man. United 2, West Brom 0

Middlesbrough 3, Swansea City 0

Stoke City 2, Leicester City 2

Sunderland 1, Watford 0

West Ham 1, Hull City 0

spain • la liga

G W D L GF GA Pts

Real Madrid 15 11 4 0 40 14 37

FC Barcelona 16 10 4 2 41 16 34

Sevilla FC 16 10 3 3 32 21 33

Villarreal CF 16 8 5 3 25 11 29

Real Sociedad 16 9 2 5 28 21 29

Atl. de Madrid 16 8 4 4 29 14 28

SD Eibar 16 6 5 5 22 20 23

Athletic Club 15 7 2 6 20 18 23

RCD Espanyol 16 5 7 4 20 22 22

UD Las Palmas 16 5 6 5 26 24 21

Malaga CF 16 5 6 5 25 26 21

D. Alaves 16 5 6 5 15 17 21

RC Celta 15 6 3 6 24 29 21

Real Betis 16 5 3 8 18 29 18

RC Deportivo 16 4 4 8 22 27 16

CD Leganes 16 4 4 8 13 27 16

Valencia CF 15 3 3 9 21 29 12

R. Sporting 16 3 3 10 17 33 12

Granada CF 16 1 6 9 14 33 9

CA Osasuna 16 1 4 11 13 34 7

GAME MONDAY

RC Celta at Athletic Club, 1:45 pm

RESULTS SUNDAY

CD Leganes 1, SD Eibar 1

RC Deportivo 2, CA Osasuna 0

FC Barcelona 4, RCD Espanyol 1

VOLLEYBALL

COLLEGE

NCAA DIVISION I CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday • Columbus, Ohio

•Stanford def. Texas, 25-21, 25-19, 18-25, 25-21

TRANSACTIONS

FOOTBALL

National Football League

Jacksonville: Fired coach Gus Bradley.

HOCKEY

American Hockey League

San Antonio: Acquired D Gus Young from Chicago for future considerations.

TODAY'S LINE

NFL

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

Monday

WASHINGTON 7 (50½) Carolina

Thursday

NY Giants 3 (OFF) PHILADELPHIA

Saturday

Washington 3 (OFF) CHICAGO

BUFFALO 3 (OFF) Miami

NEW ORLEANS 3 (OFF) Tampa Bay

Atlanta 2½ (OFF) CAROLINA

GREEN BAY 6 (OFF) Vikings

NEW ENGLAND 14 (OFF) NY Jets

Tennessee 4½ (OFF) JACKSONVILLE

San Diego 5½ (OFF) CLEVELAND

OAKLAND 5 (OFF) Indianapolis

LOS ANGELES 2½ (OFF) San Francisco

SEATTLE 8 (OFF) Arizona

HOUSTON 3 (OFF) Cincinnati

Sunday

PITTSBURGH 6½ (OFF) Baltimore

KANSAS CITY 3½ (OFF) Denver

NEXT Monday

DALLAS 7 (OFF) Detroit

NBA

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

MONDAY

T'WOLVES 5 (213½) Phoenix

INDIANA 6 (211½) Washington

OKLA. CITY 2½ (210) Atlanta

CHICAGO 3 (195) Detroit

DENVER 9 (205½) Dallas

NHL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

MONDAY

PHILADELPHIA -125/+115 Nashville

CAROLINA -135/+125 Detroit

TORONTO -120/+110 Anaheim

ST. LOUIS -146/+136 Edmonton

Calgary -145/+135 ARIZONA

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG

Monday

SYRACUSE 12 E. Michigan

LSU 5 Coll. of Charleston

SMU 7 Stanford

MISSISSIPPI 14 Bradley

COLORADO ST 8½ Loyola Mary.

MISSISSIPPI ST 14 Southern Miss

WYOMING 9 Troy

Colorado 8½ AIR FORCE

UNLV 1½ S. Illinois

SOUTHERN CAL 21½ Cornell

COLLEGE BOWL GAMES

FAVORITE LINE (O/U) UNDERDOG

Monday

Miami Beach Bowl • At Miami

Tulsa 13 (69½) Cent. Michigan

Tuesday

Boca Raton Bowl • At Boca Raton, Fla.

W Kentucky 6 (79) Memphis

Wednesday

Poinsettia Bowl • At San Diego

BYU 9 (57) Wyoming

Thursday

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl • At Boise, ID

Colorado St. 13½ (64) Idaho

Friday

Bahamas Bowl • At Nassau, Bahamas

Old Dominion 4 (64½) E. Michigan

Armed Forces Bowl • At Fort Worth, TX

Louisiana Tech 5 (67) Navy

Dollar General Bowl • At Mobile, Ala.

Troy 4 (49) Ohio

Saturday

Hawaii Bowl • At Honolulu

Hawaii OFF (OFF) Middle Tenn.

Monday, Dec. 26

St. Petersburg Bowl • At St. Petersburg, Fla.

Mississippi St 13 (58½) Miami (Ohio)

Quick Lane Bowl • At Detroit

Maryland 1 (43½) Boston College

Independence Bowl • At Shreveport, La.

NC State 4½ (44) Vanderbilt

Tuesday, Dec. 27

Holiday Bowl • At San Diego

Washington St. 9½ (61½) Gophers

Heart of Dallas Bowl • At Dallas

Army 10½ (49) North Texas

Military Bowl • At Annapolis, Md.

Temple 12 (41) Wake Forest

Cactus Bowl • At Phoenix

Boise St. 7 (67) Baylor

Wednesday, Dec. 28

Pinstripe Bowl • At New York

Pittsburgh 5½ (65) Northwestern

Russell Athletic Bowl • At Orlando, Fla.

Miami 2½ (57) West Virginia

Texas Bowl • At Houston

Texas A&M 2 (56½) Kansas St

Foster Farms Bowl • At Santa Clara, Calif.

Utah 7½ (54) Indiana

THURSDAY, DEC. 29

Birmingham Bowl • At Birmingham, Ala.

South Florida 10 (62½) South Carolina

Belk Bowl • At Charlotte, N.C.

Virginia Tech 7 (61) Arkansas

Alamo Bowl • At San Antonio

Colorado 3 (62) Oklahoma St

FRIDAY, DEC. 30

Liberty Bowl • At Memphis, Tenn.

TCU PK (48½) Georgia

Sun Bowl • At El Paso, TX

Stanford 4 (54) North Carolina

Arizona Bowl • At Tucson, Ariz.

Air Force 13 (58) South Alabama

Music City Bowl • At Nashville, Tenn.

Tennessee 3½ (60½) Nebraska

Orange Bowl • At Miami Gardens, Fla.

Michigan 7 (53) Florida St

SATURDAY, DEC. 31

Citrus Bowl • At Orlando, Fla.

LSU 3 (60) Louisville

Taxslayer Bowl • At Jacksonville, Fla.

Georgia Tech 3 (61) Kentucky

CFP SEMIFINALS

Peach Bowl • At Atlanta

Alabama 15 (54) Washington

Fiesta Bowl • At Glendale, Ariz.

Ohio State 3½ (60) Clemson

MONDAY, JAN. 2

Outback Bowl • At Tampa, Fla.

Florida 3 (40½) Iowa

Cotton Bowl • At Arlington, TX

Wisconsin 7½ (53½) W. Michigan

Rose Bowl • At Pasadena, Calif.

SOUTHERN CAL 6½ (62) Penn St

Sugar Bowl • At New Orleans

Oklahoma 3 (62½) Auburn

Note: Home teams are in CAPS.