Tuesday, November 24
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL:
Radford at Penn St., 6 p.m.
Siena at Bucknell, 7 p.m.
St. Francis (Pa.) at Kent St., 8:30 p.m.
Robert Morris at New Mexico St., 9:30 p.m.
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:
Mount St. Mary's at Bucknell, 4:30 p.m.
Temple at Quinnipiac, 5 p.m.
Lafayette at Fordham, 6 p.m.
Howard at Duquesne, 7 p.m.
Colorado St. at Penn, 7 p.m.
Saint Joseph's at Villanova, 7 p.m.
Robert Morris at Youngstown St., 7 p.m.
Gostisbehere lifts Flyers over Hurricanes 3-2 in OT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shayne Gostisbehere scored 24 seconds into overtime on a power play to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night.
Brayden Schenn and Claude Giroux had goals in regulation for the Flyers, who snapped a scoreless drought that reached nearly 3 hours while earning just their third win in 14 games.
The Flyers were shut out in the previous two and entered averaging an NHL-worst 1.70 goals per game. They set a franchise low with only 34 goals through the first 20 games following Saturday's loss at Ottawa.
Victor Rask and Brett Pesce scored in the third period for the Hurricanes, who came back from a two-goal deficit to force overtime.
Rask was whistled for holding the stick 11 seconds into the extra session, and the Flyers took advantage.
Wiggins scores 32 as Wolves drop Sixers to 0-15
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 17 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to help the Minnesota Timberwolves keep Philadelphia winless on the season with a 100-95 victory over the 76ers on Monday night.
Kevin Garnett had eight points and 10 rebounds and the Timberwolves (6-8) won at home for the first time in seven games this season. They dropped Philadelphia to 0-15 and avoided another embarrassing home loss to the Sixers, who snapped an 0-17 start to last season with a win at Target Center.
Jahlil Okafor had 25 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks for Philadelphia and thoroughly outplayed No. 1 overall pick Karl-Anthony Towns, who played just 19 minutes because of foul trouble. The Sixers led by 13 in the first half and by five with 2:30 to play but once again couldn't hold on.
BIG TEN-RETURN MAN AWARD
Big Ten's top return man will receive Rodgers-Dwight Trophy
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten's top performer on kickoffs, punt returns or both will receive the Rodgers-Dwight Return Specialist of the Year trophy beginning this season.
The conference on Tuesday announced the new award named in honor of former return specialists Johnny Rodgers of Nebraska and Tim Dwight of Iowa.
Rodgers and Dwight will be recognized Friday at the Iowa-Nebraska game in Lincoln, Nebraska. Rodgers was a two-time All-American who won the Heisman Trophy in 1972. Dwight was a two-time first-team All-American as a punt returner, earning consensus All-America honors in 1997.
The Big Ten also will expand its all-conference teams, adding a third team to first-team, second-team and honorable mention selections.
Forbes: Rangers most valuable NHL franchise at $1.2 billion
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers are the most valuable NHL franchise at $1.2 billion, taking the top spot on the Forbes list for first time since 2004.
The magazine said Tuesday that Montreal is second at $1.18 billion, followed by Toronto at $1.15 billion. The Maple Leafs had been the most valuable team since 2005, but they've reached the playoffs only once since 2006 and their 13-year home sellout streak ended in March.
Chicago, winner of three of the last six Stanley Cups, is worth $925 million. Boston, at $750 million, rounds out the top five.
The Flyers come in at seventh place, with a value of $660 million. Pittsburgh is 11th at $560 million.
MISTAKENLY RUNS MARATHON
Pennsylvania teen misses turn, accidently runs full marathon
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania teen accidentally ran the full Philadelphia Marathon after missing a turn on his half marathon course, his family says.
WPVI-TV reports Evan Megoulas runs on his high school's cross country team in Palmyra, Pennsylvania, about an hour and a half west of the city. He set out Sunday to run Philadelphia's 13.1-mile half marathon. His excited family waited at the finish line for him but became concerned when he never showed up.
They say they gave Philadelphia police a photo of Evan and officers tracked him down in the Manayunk section of the city. He felt good despite missing his turn and wanted to keep running.
Evan's brother says after he completed the marathon, all the officers wanted a picture with him.
His accidental time was 5:23:11.