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Wednesday Sports
2019-01-02


Purdue superfan Tyler Trent died from a rare form of bone cancer on Tuesday. He was 20-year-old. Purdue’s athletic department issued a statement last night saying "While there are no words to ease the hurt at times like this, we hope some comfort can be found in knowing what an inspiration Tyler is to our student-athletes, coaches, staff and fans," the statement read. "The entire Purdue Athletics family has been touched by his courageous battle, positive spirit and unwavering faith. Tyler was the embodiment of a true Boilermaker who will live on in each of us." Trent was honorary bowl captain and went to midfield for the pregame coin toss on Friday when the Boilermakers lost to Auburn in the Music City Bowl after Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay flew Trent and his family to Nashville.

NCAAF:
Ohio State 28, Washington 23 – Dwyne Haskins records his third touchdown pass of the half to Rashod Berry for the one yard score to put Ohio State up 21-3 on Washington in the Rose Bowl. Ohio State would win 28-23.
Texas 28, Georgia 21
LSU 40, Central Florida 32
Kentucky 27, Penn State 24
Iowa 27, Mississippi State 22

NCAAM:
Virginia Tech 81, Notre Dame 66

NBA:
Milwaukee 121, Detroit 98 – Brook Lopez drills a three-pointer to give the Bucks a 108-84 lead over the Detroit Pistons. Milwaukee went on to win, 121-98

NHL:
Boston 4, Chicago 2 in the Winter Classic at Notre Dame. Sean Kuraly scores to give the Bruins a 3-2 lead over the Chicago Blackhawks in the third quarter of the Winter Classic at Notre Dame. Boston went on to win, 4-2.





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