(Minneapolis, MN) — Karl-Anthony Towns racked up 35 points, 12 rebounds and a career-best six blocks as the Timberwolves beat the Hornets 121-104 at the Target Center. Andrew Wiggins contributed 26 points and Jeff Teague dished out 18 assists for Minnesota, which is 9-and-3 since trading Jimmy Butler to the Sixers. The Wolves begin a four-game road trip Saturday in Portland.
(Calgary, Alberta) — The Wild resume their three-game Canadian road swing tonight in Calgary against the Flames. Minnesota started the trek with a 3-2 win in Vancouver on Tuesday. That snapped a three-game losing streak for the Wild, who are 15-10-and-2 on the year. The Flames sit at 17-9-and-2.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings continue to prepare for their Monday Night Football showdown at the Seattle Seahawks. The Vikes sit at 6-5-and-1 after their 24-10 loss at New England on Sunday. Chicago leads the NFC North at 8-and-4. The Seahawks have won two straight to improve to 7-and-5.
(Nashville, TN) — The Tennessee Titans play host to the Jacksonville Jaguars tonight on Thursday Night Football. The Titans enter at 6-and-6, while the Jags sit at 4-and-8. Both teams are trying to gain ground in the AFC South, which Houston leads at 9-and-3. The Titans beat the Jags 9-6 on the road in Week Three.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Minnesota outscored 25th-ranked Nebraska by 12 in the second half on its way to an 85-78 upset win at Williams Arena. Amir Coffey poured in a career-high 32 points for the Golden Gophers, who improved to 7-and-2 including 1-and-1 in Big Ten play. The Gophers host Arkansas State on Saturday.
(Undated) — North Dakota’s struggles continue after a 70-56 loss at UT Rio Grande Valley. The Fighting Hawks have dropped four straight to dip to 4-and-5 on the year. UND hosts Milwaukee on Sunday. Elsewhere, North Dakota State entertains Eastern Washington in its next game on Saturday. The Bison are just 2-and-7 on the year.
(Atlanta, GA) — The College Football Awards show takes place tonight in Atlanta. Prestigious honors such as the Maxwell Award, Doak Walker Award and Outland Trophy will be handed out. Alabama will have five players present for four different awards, including quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.