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Area Scoreboard from Monday

November 29, 2022

HIGH SCHOOL

Boys Basketball

  • Bellevue 70, Easton Valley 39

Wisconsin

  • River Ridge 62, Lancaster 40
  • Boscobel 53, North Crawford 41

Girls Basketball

  • United Township 40, Senior 37
  • Bellevue 43, Easton Valley 19

Wisconsin

  • Potosi/Cassville 47, Southwestern 37
  • Fennimore 55, Highland 41
  • Barneveld 43, Lancaster 32
  • Black Hawk 45, Shullsburg 39
  • Monticello (WI) 57, Benton 51

Girls Wrestling

At the Dubuque County Scramble hosted by Western Dubuque,

(match point totals)

1       Dubuque Hempstead 100

2       Cascade    51

3       Epworth, Western Dubuque 47

4       Dubuque Senior 42

5       Wahlert, Dubuque 29

UD Sweeps American Rivers Conference Weekly Honors

November 29, 2022

The University of Dubuque has swept the male and female Athlete of the Week honors in the American Rivers Conference. Spartan basketball players Brock Simon and Morgan Hawkins received the award

  • Simon, a former Cascade prep, helped the Spartan men’s team go 3-0 last week with three straight road wins. Simon shot 57 percent from the field, 81 percent from the foul line while averaging 11 rebounds per game.
  • Hawkins, a former Hempstead prep, averaged 20.5 points and 9 rebounds per game during the week as the women’s team went 1-and-1.

Schnee, 10 Other UNI Panthers Gains All MVFC Honors

November 29, 2022

Schnee, 10 Other UNI Panthers Gains All MVFC Honors

11 UNI Panthers picked up All-Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVFC) recognition yesterday as the league office announced its honorees for the 2022 season.

Among the 11 honored was former Senior High prep Sam Schnee who was Honorable Mention.  Schnee, a red shirt junior wide receiver, led UNI with 764 receiving yards ranking fourth most in the MVFC.

Three were named to the first team, red shirt junior quarterback Theo Day, senior defensive back Benny Sapp, and junior placekicker Matthew Cook.

https://unipanthers.com/news/2022/11/28/football-uni-football-lands-eleven-all-mvfc-honorees.aspx

Saints Burkholder USHL Defenseman of the Week

November 29, 2022

Dubuque Fighting Saints defenseman Max Burkholder has been named the USHL’s Defenseman of the Week. Burkholder recorded his first career hat trick on Saturday night in the Saints 4-3 victory over the Des Moines Buccaneers. In addition to his three goals on Saturday, he added an assist on Friday night, had six shots on goal, and had a combined +3 rating on the weekend.

Dubuque returns to the ice Friday night at Cedar Rapids and then will host the Roughriders on Saturday night.

New Badgers coach Fickell begins by reaching out to players

November 29, 2022

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Luke Fickell spent much of his first day on the job speaking to his new players and realizing that many of them had hoped this search would have a different outcome. Fickell told them that change is never easy while adding that “the things that are easy aren’t what last.” Many players had openly called for interim head coach Jim Leonhard to get the job for keeps. Fickell comes to Wisconsin after going 57-18 in six seasons at Cincinnati. Fickell led Cincinnati to the College Football Playoff last season.

Free agent slugger José Abreu signs 3-year deal with Astros

November 29, 2022

HOUSTON (AP) — José Abreu and the World Series champion Astros have agreed to a three-year contract, adding another powerful bat to Houston’s lineup. Abreu, the 2020 AL MVP, spent his first nine major league seasons with the Chicago White Sox. The first baseman became a free agent after batting .304 with 15 home runs and 75 RBIs this year. The 35-year-old Abreu becomes the biggest free agent to switch teams so far this offseason. The three-time All-Star and 2014 AL Rookie of the Year is a .292 career hitter in the majors with 243 homers and an .860 OPS.

National Scoreboard from Monday (11/28)

November 29, 2022

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Final Washington 142 Minnesota 127
Final Philadelphia 104 Atlanta 101
Final Boston 140 Charlotte 105
Final Toronto 100 Cleveland 88
Final Brooklyn 109 Orlando 102
Final New Orleans 105 Oklahoma City 101
Final Chicago 114 Utah 107
Final Denver 129 Houston 113
Final Phoenix 122 Sacramento 117
Final Indiana 116 L.A. Lakers 115
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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Final Toronto 4 Detroit 2
Final New Jersey 5 N-Y Rangers 3
Final OT Tampa Bay 6 Buffalo 5
Final SO Vegas 3 Columbus 2
Final Dallas 4 St. Louis 1
Final OT Edmonton 4 Florida 3
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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Final Pittsburgh 24 Indianapolis 17
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TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Final (9)Kansas 87 Texas Southern 55
Final (11)Arkansas 74 Troy 61

Local and Regional College Basketball

November 28, 2022

Men’s

  • Dubuque 84, Blackburgn 73

Regional

Clingan lifts UConn past Iowa State for Phil Knight title

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Donovan Clingan had 15 points and 10 rebounds to power No. 20 UConn to a 71-53 win over Iowa State in the championship game of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament. Osun Osunniyi led Iowa State with 14 points.

 

Women’s

At the Phil Knight Invitational

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Azzi Fudd scored 24 points to rally No. 3 UConn past No. 9 Iowa 86-79 at the Phil Knight Invitational. Iowa star Caitlin Clark had 25 points.

North Carolina rallies from 17-down to beat No. 5 Iowa State

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 29 points to power No. 8 North Carolina to a 17-point comeback over No. 5 Iowa State and win 73-64 . Stephanie Soares led the Cyclones (5-1) with 19 points and 12 rebounds as the Cyclones suffered their first loss of the season.

Badgers and UNI Panthers Prepare for NCAA Volleyball

November 28, 2022

  •  For the 10th-straight season the Wisconsin volleyball team has earned a bid to the NCAA tournament. The Badgers were selected as the top regional seed and the No. 3 seed overall in the tournament, and will host first and second round matches on Friday and Saturday in the UW Field House. Washington (20-10) takes on TCU (16-10) in the opening first-round match on Friday at 4:30 p.m. before Wisconsin (25-3) faces off against Quinnipiac (14-14) at 7 p.m. First-round winners advance to the second round of the tournament on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Field House.
  • The Northern Iowa Panthers are also tournament qualifiers and will be in Minneapolis. The Panther first round opponent on Friday will be Florida State. The other match-up has Minnesota and Southeastern Louisiana.

Fickell leaves Cincinnati to take over as Wisconsin's coach

November 28, 2022

Wisconsin is bringing Cincinnati’s Luke Fickell back to the Big Ten. The Badgers have hired Fickell to take over their football program after his successful run with the Bearcats. Fickell posted a 57-18 record in six seasons at Cincinnati and helped the Bearcats earn a College Football Playoff berth last year. The former Ohio State defensive lineman went 6-7 as the Buckeyes’ interim coach in 2011. The 49-year-old Fickell takes over for interim coach and former Badgers star player Jim Leonhard. Leonhard had taken over after Paul Chryst’s Oct. 2 firing.

Regional NFL Recaps, Packers and Bears Fall

November 28, 2022

Hurts, Eagles run past Packers 40-33; Rodgers hurt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts ran for 157 yards to set an Eagles record for a quarterback, and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers injured his ribs in Philadelphia’s 40-33 victory over Green Bay. Hurts also threw for 153 yards and two touchdowns for the NFC-best Eagles, who moved to 10-1 for the fifth time in history. Miles Sanders ran for 143 yards and two scores as Philadelphia rushed for 363 overall.

 

White throws 3 TD passes to lead Jets past Bears 31-10

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mike White threw three touchdown passes including two to Garrett Wilson and the New York Jets rolled over the Chicago Bears 31-10. White started for the benched Zach Wilson and the Jets rolled up a season-high 466 yards. White was 22 of 28 for 315 yards. Bears starting quarterback Justin Fields was ruled out 90 minutes before kickoff after being listed as questionable with an injured left shoulder. Trevor Siemian started in his place.

National Scoreboard from Sunday

November 28, 2022

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Final Carolina 23 Denver 10
Final Cincinnati 20 Tennessee 16
Final OT Cleveland 23 Tampa Bay 17
Final Jacksonville 28 Baltimore 27
Final Miami 30 Houston 15
Final N-Y Jets 31 Chicago 10
Final Washington 19 Atlanta 13
Final L.A. Chargers 25 Arizona 24
Final OT Las Vegas 40 Seattle 34
Final Kansas City 26 L.A. Rams 10
Final San Francisco 13 New Orleans 0
Final Philadelphia 40 Green Bay 33

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Final Brooklyn 111 Portland 97
Final Golden State 137 Minnesota 114
Final L.A. Clippers 114 Indiana 100
Final Miami 106 Atlanta 98
Final Boston 130 Washington 121
Final Philadelphia 133 Orlando 103
Final Cleveland 102 Detroit 94
Final Memphis 127 New York 123
Final Milwaukee 124 Dallas 115
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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Final Minnesota 4 Arizona 3
Final Winnipeg 7 Chicago 2
Final OT Vancouver 4 San Jose 3
Final Seattle 5 Anaheim 4
Final OT Ottawa 3 Los Angeles 2
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TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Final (18)Alabama 103 (1)North Carolina 101
Final (6)Gonzaga 88 Xavier 84
Final (24)Purdue 75 (8)Duke 56
Final (12)Michigan St. 78 Portland 77
Final (13)Auburn 65 Saint Louis 60
Final (19)UCLA 81 Bellarmine 60
Final (20)UConn 71 Iowa St. 53