Sports: Wednesday, December 30, 2020
30 December 2020 Sports
Bowl Roundup, Mounties and Hokies Get Hoop Wins, Wiz Stay Winless
In college bowl action yesterday, number-21 Oklahoma State raced out to a 21-0 lead and held on to beat number-18 Miami, 37-34 in the Cheez-It Bowl. In the Alamo Bowl, number-20 Texas had no problem with Colorado in a 55-23 victory.
Today’s bowl games feature Wisconsin against Wake Forest at high noon in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl. The Cotton Bowl matches number-6 Oklahoma against number-7 Florida at 8. Today’s scheduled Music City Bowl between Missouri and Iowa has been canceled after a rise in coronavirus cases in the Tigers program.
To college hoop, where number-9 West Virginia shot only 2-for-21 behind the 3-point line, but used it’s inside advantage in a 73-51 win over Northeastern. And, 24th-ranked Virginia Tech just got by Miami 80-78. Number-23 Virginia plays at Notre Dame today at 6.
And another triple-double by Russell Westbrook was not enough, as the Washington Wizards fell to the Chicago Bulls 115-107. Bradley Beal led Washington with 29. The Wizards are off to an 0-4 start.