WTVA Sunday sportscast

Jan. 21, 2018

Posted: Sun Jan 21 20:43:16 PST 2018
Updated: Sun Jan 21 20:43:16 PST 2018

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not much went wrong for the mississippi state women last season.... sure, south carolina was msu's kryptonite... but,outside ofthe national championship game, the only other contest that really stuck in vic schaefer's craw was the regular season finale.... in front of a raging crowd at humphrey coliseum, the bulldogs came out flat, and lost to tennessee 82-64... the bulldogs went to rocky top today looking for a little revenge.... it was a 'we back pat' game so there was some extra incentive for the lady vols to get a w at the summit! but vic schaefer's club meant business!!! first quarter, tied at 10... ro johnson spots up and knocks down a 3.... ro finished with 16 points... next trip down for the maroon and white.... victoria vivians misses theshots, but teaira mccown is there for the board and putback.... another double double for tea! mccowan finished with 12 points and 18 rebounds... queen v would eventually get it going.... late in the 2nd quarter, vivians comes up with a steal and layup at the other end.... the queen had a game high 24 points.... msu led 39-26 at the break... midway thru the 4th quarter, the lady vols cut the deficit to single digits.... blair schaefer......cold blooded 3 from the corner.... schaefer had 12.... msu outscores tennessee 14-2 over the final 7 plus minutes.... bulldogs down the lady vols 71- 52.... msu has now won 4 out its last 5 games against tennessee... the bulldogs host florida on thursday... speaking of florida.... the gators hosted ole miss today.... another wild finish between these two teams... remember, the rebels beat florida in double overtime 2 weeks ago... bree glover beats the buzzer and knocks down a 3... ole miss led by 13 with a quarter to play.... but the rebels would go cold in the 4th quarter.... haley lorenzen caps off a 16-0 run for the gators with this lay-up... florida up 3 with just under 3 to go.... 2 minutes to go......rebels down 1..... alissa alston drives all the way to the basket for 2.... ole miss back on top..... alston led the rebels with 17 points.... less than a minute to go..... ole miss up1 and looking for a stop.... de'lecia washington misses badly on a 3, but nobody blocks out haley lorenzen.... lorenzen hits the game winner.... florida hangs on for a 61-60 victory.... ole miss visits tennessee on thursday... the ole miss men fell to 10-9 on the season after saturday's 97-93 loss at arkansas.... terence davis scored a season high 30 for ole miss... the rebels have a busy week ahead... they'll host alabama on tuesday and head to texas for a saturday showdown with the longhorns as part of the sec/big 12 challenge.... it was a tale of two halves for mississippi state last night at alabama.... the crimson tide ledby 19 at halftime.... the bulldogs rallied to tie the game on three occasions in the second half, but could never grab a lead.... alabama won 68-62 and handed msu its 5th loss of the season.... lamar peters came off the bench for a game high 17 points... xavian stapleton served a one game suspension for an undisclosed violation of team conduct... the bulldogs visit kentucky on tuesday and missouri on saturday... win ." ben howland: 'alabama's very good, they're a very good team, very well coached and do a lot of good things, block a lot of shots, they had 6 tonight but it's a tough loss considering how we fought our way back and gave ourselves a chance to win.' it was conference championship sunday in the nfl.... you had the ultiamate david vs goliath matchup in the afc... the new england patriots, obviously goliath.... and the jacksonville jaguars would be david......or blake! tom brady trying to get to his 8th super bowl.... midway thru the 2nd quarter, leonard fournette bowls his way into the end zone from 4 yards out.... 14-3 jag-u-ares... things go from bad to worse for the pats.... tom brady looks for rob gronkowski.... gronk is baptized by barry church..... gronk was diagnosed with a concussion and wouldn't return.... but, new england able to get some points before halftime.... james white, the super bowl 51 hero, scores from a yard out.... jags led 14-10 at the break..... 4th quarter...... pats down 20-10.... brady....has time....finds danny amendola underneath... amendola scores from 9 yards out.... 20-17 jag-u-are's... less than 3 to go.... brady.....amendola.....winnah winnah lobsta dinna! the new england patriots rally from 10 down in the 4th quarter to beat jacksonville 24- 20.... the pats are headed to the super bowl for an nfl record 10th time! bill belichick: 'it's a great football game. as i said out there, really proud of our players. did a great job, we really didn't do things as well as we would have liked to have done them in the game but they battled, they kept competing.' tom brady: 'yea we played a lot better in the second half. we just couldn't get the drives going, weren't very good on 3rd down, we got into a little tempo stuff in the 2nd half and played better so it was a great win.' new england's opponent in super bowl 52 would be either the minnesota vikings or the philadelphia eagles... minnesota strikes first.... case keenum connects with kyle rudolph from 25 yards out.... skol! however, the skolling in philly would be shortlived... on the vikings next possession, keenum is hit as he throws.... patrick robinson picks it off and takes it 50 yards to the house! fly eagles fly philly crushes minnesota 38-7 we'll get the super bowl 39 rematch in 2 weeks right here on nbc wtva... that is sports, we're back after this!
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