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1/15/2022 Daily Sports Wrap Up 

NBA: Last Night’s Action

LaMelo Ball’s 23 points and 8 assists led the Hornets and Mason Plumlee had a 10 point, 10 rebound double-double, but Carlotte lost to the Magic 11-109 and fell to 23-20 on the season. Highlight of the game was a fastbreak where LaMelo Ball went between his legs on an ally-oop pass to Miles Bridges. The Hornets are back in action Monday afternoon in Madison Square Garden, at 1pm, against the Knicks. 

Celtics lost to the 76ers 111-99 

Suns over the Pacers 112-94 

Raptors fall to the Pistons 103-87 

Warriors 138-96 over the Bulls. Zach LaVine left the game in the first quarter with a left knee injury. An MRI is scheduled for today. 

Heat beat the Hawks 124-118  

Cavaliers win against the Spurs 114-109 

Mavericks over the Grizzlies 112-85 The Grizzlies were held to just 30 second half points. Luka Doncic had a triple-double with 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. Ja Morant led the Grizzlies in scoring and assists, he had 19 points, 8 assists and 4 rebounds. 

Rockets lost to the Kings 126-114 

Today’s Games: 

Raptors at Bucks 6:30pm 

Wizards host the Trail Blazers 7pm 

Knicks versus Hawks 7:30pm 

Pelicans at the Nets 7:30pm 

Thunder hosts the Cavaliers 8pm 

76ers versus the Heat 8pm 

Clippers at Spurs 8:30pm 

Bulls versus Celtics 8:30pm 

Nuggets hosts the Lakers 9pm 

Magic at Mavericks 9:30pm 

NHL: Last Night’s Scores

Stars lost to the Panthers 7-1 

The Wild beat the Ducks 7-3 

Avalanche beat the Coyotes 4-3 in a shootout 

Today’s Games:  The Hurricanes host the Canucks at 1pm at the PNC Arena. Carolina is 24-8-2 this season. 

Predators at the Bruins 1pm 

Capitals versus the Islanders 2pm 

Panthers host the Blue Jackets 6pm 

Rangers at Flyers 7pm 

Blues versus the Maple Leafs 7pm 

Lightning host the Stars 7pm 

Sabres versus Red Wings 7pm 

Ducks at Blackhawks 8:30pm 

Avalanche travel to take on the Coyotes 9pm 

Kings versus Kraken 10pm 

Oilers host the Senators 10pm 

Penguins at Sharks 10:30pm 

Games Postponed: 

Golden Knights at Flames, Senators versus the Jets, and the Devils at the Canadiens. 

NFL: Wildcard Weekend 


Raiders versus the Bengals 4:30pm NBC 

Patriots at the Bills 8:15pm on CBS. Game time temperatures are expected to be near, or below zero at game time, not including the wind chill factor. 


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 there will be a Wild-Card game on a Monday night. 

Head coaching spots now available: Oakland Raiders (Gruden), New York Giants (Judge), Chicago Bears (Nagy), Minnesota Vikings (Zimmer), Denver Broncos (Fangio), Jaguars (Meyers), and the Miami Dolphins (Flores). 

NCAA: Men’s Basketball 

UTSA versus Charlotte 1pm 

USC Upstate at UNC Ashville 2pm 

UNC Greensboro versus Mercer 2pm 

North Carolina State travel to Duke. Tip-off is 2pm on ABC. 

Wofford at Western Carolina 2pm 

Coastal Carolina hosts Appalachian State 2pm 

Towson at Elon 4pm 

Memphis versus Eastern Carolina 4pm 

Wake Forrest at Virginia 4:30pm 

North Carolina A & T Aggies travel to High Point 7pm 

The North Carolina Tar Heels face Georgia Tech tonight at 8pm, on the ACC Network. 

North Carolina Central versus South Carolina State is postponed. 


The Whiteville Boys Varsity topped Pender Friday night 69-47

The Whiteville Girls team squeaked in a win at Pender Friday with a final score of 52-50

No one was available at any location for last night’s West Columbus at South Columbus that was rescheduled from the other night. Whiteville Wolfpack versus Pender. 

All games were rescheduled from earlier this week. 

– 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 protected]