Sports Update 12-27-2011

Dec 27th @ 11:21 am in Sports by Scott Staley

NBA Denver Nuggets beat Dallas 115-93 in their season opener last night Leading scorer for the Nuggets was Ty Lawson with 27 Points and 6 Assists. Elsewhere in the Northwest division Oklahoma City beat Minnesota 104-100.
Source: NBA 

Yesterday’s Scores:

New Jersey 90 Washington 84  Final
Milwaukee 95 Charlotte 96  Final
Houston 95 Orlando 104  Final
Toronto 104 Cleveland 96  Final
Detroit 79 Indiana 91  Final
Oklahoma City 104 Minnesota 100  Final
Denver 115 Dallas 93  Final
Memphis 82 San Antonio 95  Final
New Orleans 85 Phoenix 84  Final
L.A. Lakers 91 Sacramento 100  Final
Philadelphia 103 Portland 107  Final
Chicago 91 Golden State 99  Final

Today’s Games:

Atlanta at New Jersey  5:30 PM
Boston at Miami  6:00 PM
Minnesota at Milwaukee  6:30 PM
Sacramento at Portland  8:00 PM
Utah at L.A.Lakers  8:30 PM

College Football Missouri beat North Carolina 41-24 in the 2011 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl yesterday. Leading the way for the Tigers was  James Franklinwho went 15 of 23 for 132 Yards with 1 Touchdown and 1 Interception Passing and had 18 Carries for 142 Yards with 2 Touchdowns Rushing.
Source: ESPN 

Yesterday’s Score:

Missouri 41 North Carolina 24  Final   AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl

Today’s Games:

Western Michigan  vs Purdue  2:00 PM   Little Caesar’s Pizza Bowl
Louisville vs N.C. State  5:30 PM   Belk Bowl

NFL Denver Nuggets are in a must win Game Sunday vs Kansas City. Scenario #1: Win vs KC Denver is In as AFC West Champs. Scenario #2: DEN Loss vs KC & OAK Loss vs SD Denver is in as AFC West Champs. Scenario #3: DEN Loss vs KC & OAK Win vs SD Oakland is in as AFC West Champs.
Source: NFL 

AFC Playoff Picture:

1. New England Patriots (12-3)
2.Baltimore Ravens (11-4)
3. Houston Texans (10-5)
4. Denver Broncos (8-7)
5. Pittsburgh Steelers  (11-4)
6. Cincinnati Bengals (9-6)
In The Hunt:
Oakland Raiders (8-7)
Tennessee Titans (8-7)
New York Jets (8-7)

NFC Playoff Picture:

1. Green Bay Packers (14-1)
2. San Francisco 49ers (12-3)
3. New Orleans Saints (12-3)
4. New York Giants (8-7)
5. Detroit Lions (10-5)
6. Atlanta Falcons (9-6)
In The Hunt:
Dallas Cowboys (8-7)