In the NFC divisional game, More stationary than usual because of a left calf injury, Aaron Rodgers rallied the Packers from an 8-point deficit with two second-half touchdowns passes to beat Dallas 26-21 yesterday. The Packers were helped immensely by an instant replay reversal with just over four minutes remaining, went undefeated at Lambeau Field this season. They head to Seattle next weekend for the NFC title game. Seattle beat Green Bay in the season opener, 36-16. In the AFC, Hardly pressured all afternoon, Luck threw two touchdown passes and outplayed Peyton Manning in leading the Indianapolis Colts past the Denver Broncos 24-13 Sunday. The Colts advanced to the AFC championship game at New England, where they lost 42-20 back on November 16th.
Ohio State and Oregon will meet in a game that has never been played for a trophy that has never been raised. The winner tonight can be called the truest champion in the history of major college football. The first College Football Playoff national championship game matches the second-seeded Ducks and fourth-seeded Buckeyes at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Oregon and its Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota are in search of the program’s first national title, the last remaining goal for a school that has barged onto the national stage over the last decade with ostentatious flare and flashy uniforms.
Ohio State is shooting for national championship number 5, but the first under head coach Urban Meyer, who returned to his home state three years ago to take over a college football goliath that was looking to start its next golden age. It’ll be tradition rich vs. cutting edge. Historically, This will be the ninth meeting between Oregon and Ohio State. The Buckeyes have won all of the previous contests.
Not a great day for ranked teams in top 25 basketball Sunday, #2 Duke fell to N.C. State 87-75, #4 Wisconsin was beaten by Rutgers 67-62, #7 Arizona got nipped by Oregon St. 58-56. The only ranked team to win yesterday was Wichita St. as the got the win over Loyola 67-53.
Our next set of high school basketball games to be on 103.9 KRLI will be Thursday night from Higginsville as the huskers will take on the Saints from St. Paul’s. The girls game set for a 5:30 tip-off and the Boys game to follow. You can catch oll the action on 103.9 KRLI.