K-Heart Sports – 01/09/22

K-HEART SPORTS – SUNDAY – 010922 – 0700
MINOT, ND – Saturday’s scores
High School Boys Basketball
Class A
Mandan 67, Williston 56
Jamestown 85, Dickinson 79
Class B
Hazen 70, #9 Bowman County 63
#10 Beulah 44, Des Lacs-Burlington 43
Our Redeemer’s 65, Kenmare 31
Minot JV 65, Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood 45
Beach 59, Williston Trinity Christian 45
McLean County Shootout
Center-Stanton 52, Richardton-Taylor 47
Garrison 53, Grant County/Mott-Regent 45
Trenton 51, Central McLean 35
Warwick 66, Max 52
Glen Ullin-Hebron 63, White Shield 50
Divide County 57, Washburn 48
High School Girls Basketball
Class A
#4 Bismarck High 61, #3 Minot 55
Jamestown 107, Dickinson 64
Class B
Our Redeemer’s 44, Kenmare 36
Powers Lake 54, Nedrose 48
Hettinger-Scranton 55, Trenton 37
High School Boys Hockey
Fargo Davies 3, Minot 2 OT
Williston 3, Bismarck Legacy 1
Bottineau-Rugby 3, Mandan 2
Jamestown 7, Dickinson 1
High School Girls Hockey
Fargo Davies 6, Mandan 0
Bismarck 5, Grand Forks 2
Jamestown 7, Dickinson 2
Fargo North-South 7, Williston 0
High School Boys Swimming & Diving
Coyote Invite – Williston High School
1. Minot, 668
2. Bismarck Century, 417
3. Bismarck High, 407
4. Williston, 368
5. Bismarck Legacy, 199
6. Mandan, 170
High School Boys Wrestling
Class A
Bismarck Rotary (Top 10/WDA)
1. Watertown SD, 205.5
2. Rapid City SD Stevens, 203.5
3. Sidney MT, 187
4. Bismarck High, 172.5
5. Minot, 152
6. Bismarck Century, 135
7. Valley City, 133
8. West Fargo Sheyenne, 120
9. Aberdeen SD Central, 109
10. Glasgow MT, 107
11. Bismarck St. Mary’s, 106
12. Bismarck Legacy, 105
15. Dickinson, 80
16. Williston, 71
21. Mandan, 43
24. Watford City, 26.5
28. Turtle Mountain, 11
High School Girls Wrestling
Class A
Bismarck Rotary (Top 10/WDA)
1. Bismarck Legacy, 178
2. Bismarck High, 170
3. Minot, 158.5
4. Bismarck Century, 125
5. Mandan, 117
6. Fargo Davies, 86
7. Aberdeen SD Central, 74
8. Jamestown, 68
9. Sidney MT, 64
10. West Fargo, 56
13. Williston, 44
18. Turtle Mountain, 16
College Mens Basketball
Denver 93, North Dakota 74
North Dakota State 71, Omaha 67
College Womens Basketball
North Dakota 80, Denver 75
Omaha 68, North Dakota State 54
College Mens Hockey
Minot State 3, Arizona 2
Cornell 3, North Dakota 1
NAHL Hockey
Austin Bruins 1, Minot Minotauros 0
St. Cloud Norsemen 7, Bismarck Bobcats 1
FRISCO, Texas (AP) – North Dakota State won its ninth FCS national championship in 11 seasons with a dominating 38-10 win over Montana State. Hunter Luepke had three rushing touchdowns in the first half for the 14-1 Bison, who had 380 yards rushing while piling up 506 total yards. The Bison are 9-0 in the championship game when making the trip from Fargo to Frisco since the 2011 season. Montana State played in its first title game since 1984. The Bobcats lost standout freshman quarterback Tommy Mellott to an ankle injury on the game’s opening drive.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Kevin Fiala and Frederick Gaudreau scored in the shootout as the short-handed Minnesota Wild took advantage of a Washington Capitals own-goal in a 3-2 win. Kaapo Kahkonen made 29 saves and stopped two attempts in the shootout for Minnesota, which put the game into overtime with a goal from Mats Zuccarello with 34.7 seconds left in regulation. Rookie Zach Fucale made 21 saves for Washington and set an NHL record for the longest shutout streak to open a career at 138 minutes, 7 seconds. Zuccarello snapped the streak. The Wild wouldn’t have been in position if the Capitals didn’t put the puck in their own net on a delayed penalty with Fucale on the bench.


UNDATED (AP) – Both the Kansas City Chiefs and Dallas Cowboys have given themselves a chance to move up the NFL playoff seedings. The Chiefs can grab the top seed in the AFC, and the Cowboys could finish as high as No. 2.

Linebacker Nick Bolton’s 86-yard fumble return midway through the fourth quarter put the Chiefs ahead to stay in a 28-24 win at Denver. The Broncos led 21-20 and were driving for another touchdown when Melvin Ingram III darted into Denver’s backfield untouched and stripped the ball from Melvin Gordon. Patrick Mahomes was 27 of 44 for 270 yards and two touchdowns. He also led the 12-5 Chiefs with 54 yards rushing. Gordon ran for 110 yards for the 7-10 Broncos. Kansas City will take the No. 1 seed if the Titans lose to the Texans on Sunday.
The Cowboys geared up for the playoffs by blasting the Eagles, 51-20. Dak Prescott threw for five touchdowns, completing 21 of 27 passes for 295 yards. Dallas also ran for 175 yards, with Ezekiel Elliott providing 87 on 18 carries. Cedrick Wilson and Dalton Schultz each had two scoring receptions. Wilson had five catches for 119 yards for the Cowboys, who’ve scored over 50 points in two of their last three games. Dallas entered the game with the No. 4 seed and has a chance to climb to No. 2 depending on how the Rams, Cardinals and Buccaneers fare. The Eagles hold the No. 7 spot.


UNDATED (AP) – It was a tough day for second-ranked Duke and No. 6 Kansas. Kameron McGusty hit a hanging layup in traffic with 22.8 seconds left and Miami survived a final-play shot to beat the Blue Devils, 76-74. Charlie Moore had 18 points and a career-high seven steals in the Hurricanes’ ninth win in a row. McGusty finished with 14 points for Miami, which shot 58% in the second half. Bryson Williams scored 22 points and Clarence Nadolny had a career-high 17 to send Texas Tech to a 75-67 win over the Jayhawks. Ochai Agbaji had 24 points with six 3-pointers for Kansas, which ended an eight-game winning streak and fell to 12-2.

In Saturday’s other Top-25 games:
– Top-ranked Baylor also survived a scare by turning a nine-point, second-half deficit into a 76-64 victory at TCU. Adam Flagler provided 18 of his 22 points in the second half to help the Bears stretch the nation’s longest current winning streak to 21 games. James Akinjo had 20 points and eight assists for the defending national champs.
– Trevion Williams provided 21 points and nine rebounds off the bench to carry third-ranked Purdue past Penn State, 74-67. Williams shot 9-for-12 from the field and scored 10 points in the final eight minutes after sitting out much of the second half in foul trouble.
– Anton Watson scored 19 points and Drew Timme and Chet Holmgren scored 18 each as No. 4 Gonzaga routed Pepperdine 117-83. The win extended the nation’s longest home winning streak to 60 games.
– Tyger Campbell scored 17 points and Johnny Juzang made a clutch 3-pointer late as No. 5 UCLA beat California 60-52. Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 14 points as the 10-1 Bruins made a victorious return to conference play after missing nearly a month due to COVID-19 issues.
– K.D. Johnson scored 23 points and No. 9 Auburn extended its winning streak to 11 with a 85-73 victory over Florida. Jaylin Williams netted a season-high 14 points for the Tigers and Wendell Green Jr. added 13 for an Auburn team that outscored Florida 35-9 in bench points.
– Umoja Gibson scored 20 points and Oklahoma rallied in the second half to defeat No. 11 Iowa State 79-66. Tanner Groves scored 16 points and Elijah Harkless added 13 for the 12-3 Sooners, who took control with a 14-0 run spanning five minutes late in the second half.
– Josh Carlton had 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead 12th-ranked Houston over Wichita State, 76-66. Taze Moore scored 17 points, Fabian White Jr. added 15 and Jamal Shead had 10 points and seven assists in the Cougars’ sixth straight win overall and 34th in a row at home.
– Keylan Boone came off the bench and scored a career-high 17 points, shooting 5 for 7 on 3-pointers and sending Oklahoma State past No. 14 Texas 64-51. Bryce Williams contributed nine of his 11 points in the final 6 1/2 minutes to help the Cowboys win for just the second time in their last six games.
– Missouri beat 15th-ranked Alabama, 92-86 as Kobe Brown scored a career-high 30 points and added 13 rebounds in the Tigers’ first win in three weeks. Jarron Coleman scored 18 points and Dajuan Gordon and Javon Pickett each had 15 for Missouri.
– Oscar Tshiebwe had a career-high 29 points and 17 rebounds for 16th-rated Kentucky in a 92-77 trouncing of Georgia. TyTy Washington Jr. added a school-record 17 assists with 17 points for the Wildcats, who pulled away by shooting 63% after halftime.
– Nate Watson had 22 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 16 Providence win for the ninth time in 10 games, 83-73 versus St. John’s. It was the 300th career victory for Friars coach Ed Cooley, including his five seasons at Fairfield.
– Tari Eason capped a 24-point, 12-rebound performance with a pivotal dunk in transition with 1:21 left to highlight No. 21 LSU’s 79-67 victory against 18th-ranked Tennessee. Darius Days scored 15 before fouling out in the final minutes and Brandon Murray added 13 points for the 14-1 Tigers.
– No. 19 Villanova was a 79-64 winner against DePaul behind Collin Gillespie’s season-high 28 points. Justin Moore scored 21 points and grabbed seven boards for the Wildcats.
– Matt Bradley scored 26 points and San Diego State handed No. 20 Colorado State its first loss of the season, 79-49.
– Kadary Richmond poured in 27 points, including 17 straight in the second half and the go-ahead bucket in overtime to push No. 24 Seton Hall past UConn, 90-87.
– Tenth-ranked Michigan State’s game at Michigan was postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak among the Wolverines.


UNDATED (AP) – The Memphis Grizzlies have tied a team record with their eighth consecutive win. Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 26 points and Desmond Bane added 23 in the Grizzlies’ 123-108 downing of the Clippers. The Grizzlies trailed by 12 late in the opening quarter and were down 44-35 before outscoring Los Angeles, 29-12 the remainder of the first half. It is the fifth time in Memphis’ history and first since 2015 it has won eight straight. The Grizzlies prevailed despite missing All-Star point guard Ja Morant, who sat out due to left thigh soreness.

Checking out Saturday’s other NBA action:
– Tyler Herro scored a season-high 33 points, Duncan Robinson also had a season high with 27 and the short-handed Heat rolled to a 123-100 win over the NBA-leading Suns. The Heat shot 50% from 3-point range, tying a franchise record with 22 makes on 44 attempts from behind the arc.
– Domantas Sabonis poured in a career-high 42 points on 18-of-22 shooting to help the Pacers beat the Jazz, 125-113. Lance Stephenson added 16 points, 14 assists and four steals off the bench as Indiana snapped a six-game skid.
– Terry Rozier scored 28 points and Miles Bridges added 21 with rebounds as the Hornets sent the Bucks to their fourth loss in five games, 114-106. LaMelo Ball chipped in with 19 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Hornets, who held Milwaukee to 38.9% shooting.
– Jaylen Brown recorded his first career triple-double and Jayson Tatum delivered 19 points as the Celtics bounced back from Thursday’s heartbreaking loss to the Knicks by stifling New York, 99-75. Brown had 22 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds for Boston, two nights after the Celtics wasted a 25-point lead and lost at the buzzer.
– Trey Lyles scored eight of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and finished with 13 rebounds as the Pistons won for the third time in five games, 97-92 versus the Magic. Hamadou Diallo added 17 points, and Saddiq Bey had 16 points to help Detroit improve to 8-30.


DALLAS (AP) – The Pittsburgh Penguins’ 10-game winning streak has ended with a 3-2 loss at Dallas. The Pens led until Roope Hintz and Joe Pavelski scored 75 seconds apart late in the third period. Hintz’s goal with 3:46 remaining sent the Stars to their fourth straight win. Denis Gurianov also scored and Jake Oettinger stopped 27 shots for Dallas. Jason Robertson assisted on all three goals. Brian Dumoulin and Kasperi Kapanen scored in a 25-second span early in the first period for the Penguins. Tristan Jarry made 29 saves for Pittsburgh, which is 18-1-1 when leading after two periods this season.

Elsewhere on NHL ice:
– Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak each scored twice to back Linus Ullmark, who turned back 27 shots in the Bruins’ 5-2 win at Tampa Bay. Pastrnak scored twice in the opening 6:10, giving him three goals in the last three games following a nine-game drought.
– The Panthers topped the Hurricanes, 4-3 on Anthony Duclair’s goal at 2:53 of overtime. Carter Verhaeghe had two goals and Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and an assist as Florida extended its points streak to six games.
– Ryan Lindgren scored twice in the third period after Jarred Tinordi got credit for the tiebreaking goal in the Rangers’ 4-1 victory over the Ducks. Mika Zibanejad also scored and Alexandar Georgiev needed to make just13 saves in New York’s fourth win in five games.
– The Predators came away with a 4-2 win over the Coyotes as Roman Josi had a goal and an assist and Juuse Saros stopped 37 shots. Nashville played without leading scorer Filip Forsberg, who was placed in COVID-19 protocols just before the game.
– The Wild beat the Capitals, 3-2 behind shootout goals by Kevin Fiala and Frederick Gaudreau. Washington put a shot into its own net but led until Mats Zuccarello tallied with 34.7 seconds left in regulation.
– Tomas Hertl completed a hat trick 24 seconds into overtime to give the Sharks a 3-2 win over the Flyers. Brent Burns assisted all three goals and Timo Meier had two assists as San Jose finished 2-2 on its road trip.
– The Blue Jackets’ three-game skid is over after Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice in their 4-3 win over the Devils. Boone Jenner and Igor Chinakhov also scored for Columbus, while Jakub Voracek and Adam Boqvist each had two assists.
– Devon Toews scored 1:12 into overtime and the Avalanche rallied from a three-goal deficit to earn their team-record 11th straight home win, 5-4 against the Maple Leafs. J.T. Compher tied it at 4 with 8:18 left and Mikko Rantanen assisted on Colorado’s last three goals.
– Chicago ended a six-game losing streak as Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves against his former team to lead the Blackhawks to a 2-1 win at Vegas. Fleury has now beaten all 32 NHL teams after winning his first against the Golden Knights since being traded last summer.
– The Kings blanked the Red Wings, 4-0 as Cal Petersen stopped all 21 shots in first start in over a month. Phillip Danault and Drew Doughty scored in the first period to help Los Angeles win for the third time in four games.


UNDATED (AP) – Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson will make his long-awaited return Sunday against Cleveland as planned. Thompson has been cleared to play and will play in his first game in more than 2 1/2 years after being sidelined by two devastating injuries. Coach Steve Kerr wouldn’t confirm Thompson’s status.

In other NBA news:
– Knicks star Julius Randle has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for what the league called an “egregious” use of profane language in interviews. The league cited Randle’s use of profanity in interviews with the media following a Jan. 5 practice and again the next night following a victory over the Celtics.


UNDATED (AP) – The Edmonton Oilers placed five more players into the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols Saturday. Forwards Kailer Yamamoto and Brendan Perlini, goaltender Ilya Konovalov and defensemen Evan Bouchard and Slater Koekkoek were added to the list. Star center Connor McDavid, defenseman Tyson Barrie and center Derek Ryan were already in the protocols.

Elsewhere in the NHL:
– The Sharks have placed forward Evander Kane on unconditional waivers with the intent to terminate the remainder of his $49 million, seven-year contract. The Sharks said they made the move because Kane violated COVID-19 protocols in the AHL where he is currently playing for the Barracuda.
– Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says goalie Tuukka Rask could rejoin the team without playing games in the minor leagues. Rask signed with AHL Providence on Thursday and hasn’t played in the NHL since undergoing offseason labrum surgery on his hip. The 34-year-old Rask has spent 14 seasons with Boston and is the franchise leader in wins.


MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Lawyers for Novak Djokovic have filed court documents in his challenge against deportation from Australia. The documents showed the tennis star contracted COVID-19 in the middle of last month. The world No. 1 men’s player was denied entry at the Melbourne airport late Wednesday after the Australian Border Force canceled his visa for failing to meet its entry requirement that all non-citizens be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. He has been confined to an immigration detention hotel in Melbourne ever since. Djokovic was given a medical exemption on Jan. 1 based on his recent infection. The exemption was backed by the Victoria state government and Australian Open organizers based on information he supplied to two independent medical panels. He will go to the Federal Circuit Court on Monday to challenge his visa cancellation and deportation.

In other tennis news:
– Top-ranked Ash Barty has has won her second Adelaide International title in three years with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Elena Rybakina. The win improved Barty’s record against top-20 rivals to 17-1 since the beginning of 2021. Barty also beat Coco Gauff, 2020 Australian Open champion Sofin Kenin and 2020 French Open winner Iga Swiatek en route to her 14th tournament win in Adelaide. Rafael Nadal also added another title to his illustrious career, capturing at lease one ATP title for the 19th consecutive year when he beat American Maxime Cressy 7-6 (6), 6-3.
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