In Case You Missed It

The players get back to work on Thursday but there was some news off the court as John Beilen is out after a very short stay in Cleveland. It was a disaster from the start. Associate Head Coach JB Bickerstaff will assume the head coaching duties effective immediately. The Cars are buried in the Eastern Conference Basement to start the second half. 
NHL: Locally the Flyers had a big win over Columbus 5-1. Travis Konecny had a goal and two assists as Carter Hart continued to play well at home. The win puts the Flyers in sole possession of 5th place in the East. It was a light schedule around the rest of the league with the pens, Wings, Senators, and Hurricanes all coming out on top. 

Week 3 lines are out 
Houston -6 Tampa Bay  ( 47) 2 pm ( Sat)
Dallas -4.5 Seattle.        (44.5) 5 pm ( Sat) 
New York -7.5 St Louis  ( 42) 3 pm ( Sun) 
Dc -7 Los Angeles        ( 45.5) 6 pm ( Sun)

Multiple top 25 teams were in action. 
#1 Baylor ran its winning streak to 22 with a 65-54 win over Oklahoma 
#5 Dayton Got by VCU ( Edge called an upset ) 66-61
#8 Florida State emended Pittsburgh 82-67
#9 Maryland Bested Northwestern 76-67
#10 Kentucky Held on to beat LSU 79-76 
#15 Creighton outscored Marquette 73-65 
#17 West Virginia Was all over Oklahoma State 65-47 
UPSET ALERT CALLED BY THE EDGE TEAM: Non ranked Illinois upset #9 Penn State 62-56 

Seven ranked teams tip it off tonight led by #6 Duke who visits NC State at 9 pm on ESPN
Locally Villanova plays at Depaul also at (Eastern on CBSSN)

Early play for our readers: DUKE -6.5 
Enjoy the Sports Day!

Al Zaffiri
Al Zaffiri

Al is one of the two co-creators of Edge of Philly Sports. Al started radio and podcasting in 2012 and covering sports in 2015. A lifelong Philly sports fan since watching the Eagles, Phillies, Sixers, and Flyers with his grandfathers at age 7. Al always looks at the other side of the hot topics and gives his different outlook on those topics. Web and Graphic Design.