1/11/22 Daily Sports Wrap Up
NCAA Men’s Football: The Georgia Bulldogs got their revenge and beat Alabama 33-18 to win the National Championship Game. The first half featured both teams trading field goals and the Bulldogs trailing 9-6. The first touchdown of the game was scored, with just over a minute remaining in the third quarter, by Georgia. That score opened the gates for the fourth quarter, in which there was a combined 29 points scored. Georgia sealed the deal in style with a pick-six by Kelee Ringo, Ringo also had six tackles.
NFL: Dave Gettleman resigns as the GM of the New York Giants. The new GM will decide if head coach Joe Judge will remain with the team. The Giants, Vikings and Bears now all need new general managers.
Head coaching spots now available: Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos, Las Vegas Raiders, and the Miami Dolphins.
Raiders versus the Bengals 4:30pm NBC
Patriots at the Bills 8:15pm CBS
Eagles travel to Tampa Bay 1pm FOX
49ers versus the Cowboys 4:30pm CBS
Steelers at the Chiefs 8:15pm NBC
Cardinals versus the Rams 8;15pm ESPN
First time in the history of the wildcard playoffs there will be a game on a Monday night.
NBA Last Night:
The Hornets beat the Milwaukee Bucks again, this time the score 103-99. They also beat the Bucks 114-106 on Saturday. Terry Rozier once again led the Hornets with 27 points, adding 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Miles Bridges had a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Kris Middleton led the Bucks in scoring and assists, with 27 points and 11 assists. Giannis Antetokounmpo led everyone in rebounds with 13 and added 26 points.
The Hornets are back on the road tomorrow, as they travel to Philly to take on the 76ers at 7pm. The Hornets are 22-19 and are in second place in the Southeast division.
Jazz lost to the Pistons 126-116
Celtics beat the Pacers in overtime 101-98
Spurs lost to the Knicks 111-96
76ers over the Rockets 111-91
Cavaliers beat the Kings 109-108
Thunder at the Wizards 7pm
Suns versus Raptors 7:30pm
Warriors at Grizzlies 8pm
Timberwolves at the Pelicans 8pm
Pistons versus the Bulls 8pm
Clippers host the Nuggets 10:30pm NBA TV
NHL: Hurricanes game in Philadelphia tonight has been postponed. The Islanders versus the Flames has also been postponed. Both due to Covid-19 protocols. The Hurricanes are back home Thursday, at 7pm, as they welcome the Blue Jackets into PNC Arena. Carolina is 24-7-1 on the season and sit in first place in the Metroplitan Division.
Bruins beat the Capitals 7-3
Kraken lost to the Avalanche 4-3
Kings beat the Rangers 3-1
Canucks at the Panthers 7pm
Lightning versus the Sabres 7pm
Blue Jackets host the Blackhawks 7pm
Avalanche versus the Predators 8pm
Maple Leafs travel to face the Golde Knights 10pm
Penguins at the Ducks 10pm
Sharks host the Red Wings 10:30pm
NCAA Men’s Basketball:
UNC-Greensboro beats Wofford 58-54
Western Carolina Catamounts lost to East Tennessee 87-69
The North Carolina Central Eagles game versus Coppin State was postponed due to Covid-19 protocols.
East Carolina faces Cincinati Wednesday 7pm
Wake Forest will host Duke on Wednesday night at 7pm on the ACC Network
North Carolina State will face Louisville Wednesday at 9pm, on the ACC Network
North Carolina A & T Aggies hosts Hampton Wednesday at 7pm
Coastal Carolina travels to Appalachian State Thursday, game tips off at 6:30pm
UNC Ashville is at Winthrop Thursday at 7pm
The Tar Heels face the Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech on Saturday, Jan 15, at 8pm, on the ACC Network.
Varsity Boys: South Columbus returns to action tonight against the Pender Patriots at 7pm. The Stallions are looking for their first win of the season. They are 0-13.
The Whiteville Wolfpack is back in action tomorrow at 4pm, they are on the road in Fairmont.
West Brunswick is in West Columbus Jan 12, at 7:30pm.
Girls Varsity Basketball: South and West Columbus return tonight, both teams are winless on the season.
The Lady Wolfpack of Whiteville are back in action tomorrow at Fairmont.
West Brunswick also faces West Columbus tomorrow at 6pm
– Vinny Pagano is the Sports Editor for Columbus County News and Sports Director for WTXY Kool 103.9FM & AM1540. Local Sports stories, as well as questions and comments can be sent to email@example.com