"It's All About The Game"
The Weekend Sports Report
Robert Stephens II, Writer
Stephens talks NFL and hoops.
The football season ended with the New York Giants representing the NFC Eastern Division capturing Super Bowl XLVI with a 21-17 win over the New England Patriots at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis before a crowd of 68,658.
It was the Giants seventh consecutive win of the season with
The Giants who trailed 10-9 after the half proceeded to score the last 18 points in that championship match up. The Giants last defeat ironically was to the Redskins.
The Giants' defense has swarmed for much of the season. (file photo)
The Giants took the lead on Ahmad Bradshaw’s one yard
In the association the Washington Wizards defeated the Toronto Raptors
111-108 in overtime at the Verizon Center. John Wall led the home team
with 31 points and 7 assist. Nick Young chipped in with 29. Trevor Booker
who has received more playing time since Randy Wittman took
The Wizards record now stands at 5-20. The home team will
In college hoops the Georgetown Hoyas defeated South Florida 75-45 as
five Hoyas scored in double digits.
“ Our offense wasn’t very good today and Georgetown played well.” said South Florida head coach Stan Heath. “Georgetown’s a good basketball team. They’re more talented last year, much better team this year and their length bothers you.”
The Hoyas travel to Syracuse to face the Orangemen Wednesday night at 7pm. (ESPN)
The Howard Bison stopped their eight game losing streak to the Bears of Morgan State defeating their rivals from Baltimore 54-46 on the road.
Howard was led by Prince Okoroh’s 14 points. The Bison improved to 6-18, (3-8 in MEAC).
The Bison hosts Florida A@M Saturday at 3pm.
The MEAC Conference leader board features eight teams currently at .500 or better in league play:
Norfolk State 9-2 17-8
The CIAA features 7 teams with winning records in divisional play:
Riverdale Baptist (27-2) is having a great season under head coach Lou Wilson. E. Roosevelt (15-3), Gwynn Park (14-4), Largo (15-3), Montrose Christian (15-2), Episcopal (16-2) and Bullis (20-3) are just a few teams that have been successful this season.
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