Sports News, 11-25-19: ‘Cats and Cards Win, NFL Scores

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Tyrese Maxey scored 21 points and No. 9 Kentucky made a season-high 10 3-pointers in an 81-56 victory over Lamar. Maxey made a career-high four 3-pointers against, surpassing three he made in the Wildcats’ opening victory over Michigan State.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ryan McMahon made two free throws with 16.8 seconds left, helping No. 2 Louisville escape Akron 82-76. The Zips trailed 55-33 early in the second before getting within 78-74 on the second of Loren Cristian Jackson’s three consecutive layups.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans scored four touchdowns over six offensive plays in the third quarter, routing the Jacksonville Jaguars 42-20 to keep themselves firmly in the AFC playoff hunt. Ryan Tannehill ran for two TDs and threw two TDs to improve to 4-1 as Tennessee’s starter.

CINCINNATI (AP) — Devlin Hodges took over for struggling Mason Rudolph and threw a 79-yard touchdown pass to James Washington that carried the Steelers to a 16-10 victory over the winless Bengals. Rookie Benny Snell Jr. returned from a knee injury and ran for 98 yards for the 6-5 Steelers.

FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots became the first team to hold Dallas without a touchdown this season as New England picked up a 13-9 win over the Cowboys to improve to 10-1. Tom Brady finished 17 of 37 for 190 yards and a TD, with Julian Edelman grabbing eight passes for 93 yards.

SANTA CLARA, Ca. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo threw two long touchdown passes and the 49ers began a difficult three-game stretch of division-leading opponents by blasting the Packers, 37-8. Garoppolo connected on a 42-yard touchdown strike to Deebo Samuel in the second quarter and a 61-yarder to George Kittle in the third to help San Francisco improve to 10-1.

UNDATED (11/24/19) — Other NFL results from Sunday: the Browns routed Miami, 41-24…Chicago 19, the Giants 14…Buffalo over Denver, 20-3…Tampa Bay beat Atlanta, 35-22…New Orleans got a field goal as time expired to beat Carolina, 34-31…the Jets over the Raiders, 34-3…Seattle 17, Philadelphia 9 and Washington beat Detroit, 19-16.

UNDATED (AP) — The latest Associated Press football poll still has LSU at No. 1 following the Tigers’ rout of Arkansas, but second-ranked Ohio State picked up ground by beating previous No. 9 Penn State on Saturday. LSU claimed 50 first-place votes, while the Buckeyes received nine. Clemson is third, followed by Georgia and Alabama.