Sports: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Tide Rolls To CFP Title, WVU-Baylor Canceled, Hokies Host Blue Devils Tonight

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones threw for 464 yards and 5 touchdowns as the Crimson Tide rolled over Ohio State 52-24 to win the College Football Playoff Championship last night in Miami. Bama broke open a tight game with a 28-point second quarter, effectively ending the game by halftime. Heisman Trophy winner Devonta Smith hauled in 12 passes for 215 yards, as the Tide captured it’s 18th national championship.

In the latest AP College Basketball Poll, Virginia comes in at number 18, while Virginia Tech is number 20 this week. Despite losing 2 of it’s last 3, WVU moves up a spot to number 13. Gonzaga remains the number one team in the country.

On the docket tonight, the Hokies host number-19 Duke at 7, while the Mountaineers’ contest at number-2 Baylor has been canceled due to coronavirus issues on the WVU squad.

And, Bradley Beal poured in 34, as the Washington Wizards beat the Phoenix Suns, 128-107.