The 76ers welcomed the Indiana Pacers to the Wells Fargo Center and, essentially, didn’t show up. Through the first three quarters, the Sixers managed to score more than 15 points in a quarter just once, when they scored 19 in the second quarter. The Pacers were led by Roy Hibbert’s 18 points and 14 rebounds. The Sixers struggled for the second consecutive game as they only mustered 69 points. They only got to the free throw line seven times on Monday night and five times last night. The Pacers would go on to win 88-69. More here.
The United States Men’s National Soccer Team was playing Honduras in the qualifying round for next year’s World Cup. The United States jumped out to a 1-0 lead when Clint Demspey scored in the 36th minute. Unfortunately the lead would not last very long as Honduras would strike back in the 40th minute to tie the game. Jerry Bengtson gave Honduras the lead with his goal in the 79th minute. Honduras would hold on to win 2-1. More here.
Ole Miss had itself a day yesterday. Second year head coach Hugh Freeze showed that he is a strong recruiter as he landed the nation’s top prospect, defensive end Robert Nkemdiche. Freeze also landed the nation’s top offensive tackle and the nation’s top wide receiver. Alabama still sported the top overall recruiting class but Ole Miss, who went 2-10 in 2011 and 7-6 in 2012, shocked a lot of people by having an extremely strong recruiting class. More here.