CINCINNATI (AP) - Andy Dalton threw for three touchdowns and ran for another yesterday, and the Cincinnati Bengals remained perfect at home and in control of the AFC North with a 42-28 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts (8-5) had another slow start in the cold, falling behind 21-0 before Andrew Luck threw four touchdown passes to keep them close.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant had 36 points and 10 rebounds and Oklahoma City turned a matchup of two of the NBA's best teams into a blowout with a 118-94 win over the Indiana Pacers last night. Indiana was playing its second game in two nights, having won at San Antonio on Saturday.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Courtney Moses scored a game-high 26 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 16 Purdue overpowered Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne in a 91-70 victory yesterday. KK Houser contributed 15 points and Whitney Bays had 13 for the Boilermakers (6-2), while Liza Clemons added 11 points and made it a double-double with 10 rebounds.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says nose guard Louis Nix III has signed with an agent and will forego his final year of eligibility to enter the NFL draft, where he is projected by many to be a first-round draft pick. Nix's season came to an end Nov. 21 when he underwent season-ending surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. The 6-foot-2, 349-pound senior also had been slowed by tendinitis in the same knee.
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