November 22, 2014

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle:

A place to discuss the sports stories that aren't making news, share links that aren't quite front-page material, and diagram plays on your hand. Remember to count to five Mississippi before commenting in anger.

posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 6 comments

Well, that escalated quickly. Now that Oklahoma's Samaje Perine has bested Melvin Gordon's still-warm single-game rushing mark with 427 yards and 5 TDs versus Kansas (he also lead the team in receiving with 1 catch for 19 yards), who will break the record next week? I bet Gordon wishes he had played the 4th quarter last week...

posted by bender at 04:54 PM on November 22

Also, Wake 6, VT 3 in 2 OT. What the hell?!

posted by bender at 05:02 PM on November 22

With 18 combined punts!!

posted by jmd82 at 09:49 PM on November 22

The Raptors fall behind the Cavaliers by 18 points in the first quarter, but then win the game by 17. They are now tops in the Eastern Conference, and have already beaten the top team in the Western Conference (Grizzlies).

Huh.

posted by grum@work at 10:41 PM on November 22

The legend of Masai Ujiri continues - getting Lowry back on an insanely reasonable deal allowed them to pick up Lou Williams and James Johnson to deepen the bench despite Landry Fields' dead weight contract.

posted by dfleming at 09:11 AM on November 23

Teams had given up on Lowry because of his injury history. He's the type of player a team grows to count on for steady performance every night ..... as long as he is healthy.

posted by cixelsyd at 11:37 AM on November 23

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