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National Basketball Association EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
Boston 26 7 .788
New York 19 14 .576 7
Philadelphia 13 20 .394 13
Toronto 11 22 .333 15
New Jersey 9 25 .265 17 1/2
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
Miami 27 9 .750
Orlando 22 12 .647 4
Atlanta 22 14 .611 5
Charlotte 11 21 .344 14
Washington 8 24 .250 17
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Chicago 22 10 .688
Indiana 14 18 .438 8
Milwaukee 13 18 .419 8 1/2
Detroit 11 22 .333 11 1/2
Cleveland 8 26 .235 15
WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division
W L Pct GB
San Antonio 29 4 .879
Dallas 25 8 .758 4
New Orleans 20 14 .588 9 1/2
Houston 16 17 .485 13
Memphis 15 19 .441 14 1/2
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
Utah 23 11 .676
Oklahoma City 23 12 .657 1/2
Denver 19 13 .594 3
Portland 18 16 .529 5
Minnesota 9 26 .257 14 1/2
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB
L.A. Lakers 23 11 .676
Phoenix 14 18 .438 8
Golden State 13 21 .382 10
L.A. Clippers 10 24 .294 13
Sacramento 7 24 .226 14 1/2
Sunday’s Games

New York 98, Indiana 92

Atlanta 107, L.A. Clippers 98

Boston 93, Toronto 79

Dallas 104, Cleveland 95

Portland 100, Houston 85

Sacramento 94, Phoenix 89

Memphis 104, L.A. Lakers 85

Monday’s Games

Miami 96, Charlotte 82

Orlando 110, Golden State 90

Boston 96, Minnesota 93

Philadelphia at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Houston at Denver, late

Detroit at Utah, late

Today’s Games

Milwaukee at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

San Antonio at New York, 7:30 p.m.

Toronto at Chicago, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Portland at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Atlanta at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Detroit at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s Games

Toronto at Cleveland, 7 p.m.

Chicago at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Milwaukee at Orlando, 7 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

San Antonio at Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Charlotte at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Golden State at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Portland at Houston, 8:30 p.m.

Atlanta at Utah, 9 p.m.

Denver at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.

NCAA Men’s Basketball A.P.’s Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 2, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

Record Pts Pvs
1. Duke (65) 13-0 1,625 1
2. Ohio St. 14-0 1,551 2
3. Kansas 13-0 1,491 3
4. Syracuse 15-0 1,437 5
5. Pittsburgh 13-1 1,358 6
6. San Diego St. 15-0 1,198 7
7. Villanova 12-1 1,187 8
8. Connecticut 11-1 1,168 4
9. Missouri 13-1 1,116 10
10. Kentucky 11-2 1,052 11
11. Purdue 13-1 930 12
12. Texas 11-2 902 13
13. Georgetown 12-2 834 9
14. Notre Dame 12-2 688 15
15. BYU 14-1 648 16
16. Texas A&M 12-1 569 18
17. Kansas St. 11-3 523 17
18. Michigan St. 9-4 504 20
19. UCF 13-0 490 19
20. Illinois 12-3 328 23
21. Memphis 11-2 313 21
22. Vanderbilt 11-2 238 24
23. Washington 10-3 173
24. Cincinnati 14-0 159
25. UNLV 12-2 136

Others receiving votes: Louisville 124, Minnesota 96, Temple 74, Wisconsin 55, Baylor 50, Florida 35, Butler 25, Wichita St. 17, North Carolina 9, Saint Mary’s, Calif. 8, Gonzaga 7, Arizona 2, Cleveland St. 2, Florida St. 2, Georgia 1.

Monday’s National Scores EAST

Albright 68, DeSales 58

American U. 77, Brown 67

Army 67, Dartmouth 47

Brooklyn 89, St. Joseph’s, N.Y. 65

Buffalo 78, Cornell 66

Cent. Connecticut St. 92, Massachusetts 63

Clarion 98, West Chester 72

Edinboro 78, Shippensburg 67

Endicott 86, Merchant Marine 74

FDU-Florham 70, College of N.J. 66

Fairfield 70, Niagara 48

Gannon 74, Millersville 52

Hartford 82, St. Francis, NY 74

Hofstra 75, Drexel 69

Indiana, Pa. 66, Bloomsburg 54

Loyola, Md. 83, Marist 67

Monmouth, N.J. 66, Bryant 57

Old Dominion 51, Towson 47

Rider 88, Manhattan 78

Salisbury 75, Washington, Md. 71

Scranton 73, Eastern 69

Siena 73, Iona 67

St. John’s 61, Georgetown 58

St. Peter’s 63, Canisius 55

Susquehanna 81, Hartwick 76

Wagner 73, Quinnipiac 68

Wittenberg 79, Pitt.-Bradford 77

Misericordia 71, York (Pa.) 70

Widener 88, Central Penn 67

MIDWEST

Akron 84, Oral Roberts 80

Ball St. 76, SIU-Edwardsville 46

E. Illinois 80, Anderson, Ind. 47

E. Mennonite 85, Ferrum 79

Iowa St. 72, N. Illinois 63

Kansas St. 92, Savannah St. 61

Michigan St. 65, Northwestern 62

Nebraska 77, North Dakota 46

Saginaw Valley St. 94, Michigan-Dearborn 53

Wis.-Green Bay 77, Houston Baptist 61

Wis.-Milwaukee 76, Butler 52

SOUTH

Alabama 83, Toledo 41

Auburn 65, Florida St. 60

Austin Peay 89, Chattanooga 57

Belmont 83, Florida Gulf Coast 51

Bryan 81, Freed-Hardeman 71

Clayton St. 86, Tenn. Temple 68

Coppin St. 78, Wilmington, Del. 73

Delta St. 68, Lambuth 67

ETSU 62, Mercer 61

East Carolina 58, N.C. Central 50

Elizabeth City St. 78, Dist. of Columbia 76

Florida Atlantic 94, Florida Memorial 76

Furman 82, Virginia-Wise 55

George Mason 75, Delaware 66

Georgetown, Ky. 79, Shorter 77

Georgia St. 76, Va. Commonwealth 66

Jacksonville 67, Campbell 65

James Madison 75, Northeastern 69

Kennesaw St. 78, S.C.-Upstate 71

Kentucky 86, Penn 62

Lincoln Memorial 100, Lees-McRae 62

Milligan 88, Alice Lloyd 78

New Orleans 74, Mississippi College 71

Pfeiffer 79, Barton 70

Roanoke 87, Hiwassee 71

Stetson 76, Lipscomb 66

UNC Wilmington 61, William & Mary 59

Union, Tenn. 79, Campbellsville 70

SOUTHWEST

Oklahoma 73, Md.-Eastern Shore 49

Oklahoma St. 79, UTSA 63

Stephen F.Austin 86, Wiley 49

Texas A&M 66, Nicholls St. 55

TOURNAMENT James Clancy Memorial Championship

Dominican, N.Y. 54, Queens, N.Y. 48

Third Place

Caldwell 83, Concordia, N.Y. 69

NYU Holiday Classic Second Round

New York 73, Swarthmore 58

NCAA Women’s Basketball A.P. Top Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in the The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 2, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

Record Pts Pvs
1. Baylor (23) 13-1 978 2
2. Connecticut (14) 12-1 967 1
3. Duke (1) 13-0 911 3
4. Stanford (2) 10-2 881 9
5. Tennessee 13-2 827 5
6. West Virginia 14-0 789 6
7. Texas A&M 11-1 778 7
8. North Carolina 13-0 703 10
9. Xavier 10-2 670 4
10. Kentucky 11-1 633 11
11. Michigan St. 13-1 598 12
12. UCLA 12-1 565 8
13. Notre Dame 12-3 486 16
14. Maryland 13-1 470 18
15. Georgetown 12-3 360 19
16. DePaul 13-2 300 21
17. Iowa St. 11-2 297 20
18. St. John’s 12-2 287 17
19. Oklahoma 10-3 279 15
20. Ohio St. 9-4 191 13
21. Iowa 12-3 189 14
22. Texas 11-3 162 23
23. Syracuse 12-1 122 24
24. Florida St. 12-3 107 25
25. Arkansas 12-1 72 22

Others receiving votes: Wis.-Green Bay 69, Miami 64, Boston College 54, Arizona St. 38, Southern Cal 29, Georgia 27, Michigan 24, Duquesne 19, Bowling Green 15, Oklahoma St. 13, Kansas 11, Northwestern 6, Texas Tech 4, Marist 3, Florida 1, Florida Gulf Coast 1.

Monday’s National Scores EAST

Army 66, Bryant 55

Binghamton 65, Cornell 55

Clarion 75, West Chester 72

College of N.J. 68, Centenary, N.J. 33

Dayton 89, Boston College 77

Edinboro 67, Shippensburg 61

Fairleigh Dickinson 59, N.J. Tech 41

Lebanon Valley 74, Salisbury 46

Rutgers 60, George Washington 50

Sacred Heart 70, Wagner 52

Stevens Tech 51, Hunter 37

UMBC 65, Stony Brook 52

Ursinus 61, Delaware Valley 40

MIDWEST

Concordia, Moor. 74, Macalester 54

Illinois St. 73, N. Illinois 51

Kansas 56, UMKC 41

Lakeland 56, Finlandia 53

Milwaukee Engineering 77, Mount Mary 53

Oberlin 60, Kalamazoo 45

Ohio Valley 64, Ohio Dominican 58

Augustana, S.D. 81, St. Cloud St. 67

Minn. Duluth 99, Bemidji St. 76

Minn. St., Mankato 71, Minn. St., Moorhead 57

Minn.-Crookston 67, SW Minnesota St. 60

Northern St., S.D. 72, Upper Iowa 69

Wayne, Neb. 83, Concordia, St.P. 64

Winona St. 84, Mary 78

Augsburg 69, St. Olaf 75

Hamline 83, Gustavus 76

St. Benedict 68, Carleton 37

St. Olaf 75, Augsburg 69

St. Thomas, Minn. 69, St. Mary’s, Minn. 55

Minn. St., Mankato 71, Minn. St., Moorhead 57

St. Catherine 77, Mid-Continent 60

SOUTHWEST

Texas St. 105, Huston-Tillotson 65

Texas Tech 73, Houston Baptist 36

SOUTH

Alice Lloyd 65, Milligan 58

Barton 73, Pfeiffer 61

Campbell 77, Jacksonville 65

Clayton St. 81, Palm Beach Atlantic 55

Clemson 77, N. Carolina A&T 71

Davidson 69, Coll. of Charleston 40

Delta St. 100, Lambuth 57

Dist. of Columbia 77, Fayetteville St. 54

ETSU 83, Mercer 68

Elon 77, Georgia Southern 61

Florida Gulf Coast 79, Belmont 39

Gardner-Webb 67, Charleston Southern 51

King, Tenn. 68, Brevard 56

Lees-McRae 77, Converse 48

Liberty 68, High Point 60

Limestone 58, Belmont Abbey 51

Lipscomb 73, Stetson 72, OT

McNeese St. 88, Centenary 52

Miles 52, Tuskegee 51

North Carolina 97, N.C. Central 40

Presbyterian 52, Coastal Carolina 36

Radford 81, UNC Asheville 69

S. Carolina St. 82, Southern Wesleyan 64

S.C.-Upstate 75, Kennesaw St. 67

St. Xavier 88, Georgetown, Ky. 76

Tenn. Wesleyan 54, Brenau 53

Tulane 85, SE Louisiana 57

UNC-Greensboro 56, W. Carolina 50

Virginia 75, Richmond 62

Wake Forest 66, SMU 49

TOURNAMENT Gettysburg Days Inn Tournanment Championship

Gettysburg 49, Scranton 41

Third Place

St. Mary’s, Md. 76, Randoph 46

NYU New Year’s Classic First Round

Connecticut Coll. 69, NYCCT 42

SOUTHWEST

Texas St. 105, Huston-Tillotson 65

Texas Tech 73, Houston Baptist 36

FAR WEST

Colo.-Colo. Springs 77, CSU-Pueblo 56

Fresno St. 80, UC Riverside 57

Gonzaga 102, S. Utah 61

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