Examples of matchup in a Sentence
a boxing matchup that promises to be a sportswriter's dream
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The University of South Alabama women's basketball team (9-5, 2-1 SBC) dropped its first Sun Belt Conference matchup of the season to the Texas State Bobcats (9-5, 2-1 SBC) on the road on Thursday, 78-63.
Just ask the Southern Miss coaches and players, who are well aware of Akers’ capabilities and his accomplishments in the state and hope to slow him from making FSU history during Wednesday’s matchup in the Independence Bowl.
Monday’s matchup actually will be the first time the two have faced each other in more than 1,200 games apiece since the 1890s.
The reserve forward aims to play in Thursday’s matchup versus the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center.
Barnett returns to his home city on Saturday for the Missouri’s matchup against Illinois in the annual Braggin’ Rights game.
Their matchup in the season opener was a glorious show of pace and absurd scoring as the Pacers won 140-131.
Friday’s matchups feature three defending state champs in all three games, Carthage, West Orange-Stark and Highland Park.
In 23 appearances prior to Tuesday’s Kings-Nets matchup in Brooklyn, the muscular, 190-pound rookie is averaging 8.2 points and 3.1 assists, shooting 40 percent overall and 45.7 percent from 3-point range in 18.9 minutes off the bench.
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First Known Use of matchup
Synonymsbout, competition, contest, event, match, game, meet, sweepstakes (also sweep-stake), tournament, tourney
Related Wordsathletics, sport; battle, conflict, scrimmage, skirmish, struggle, tug-of-war, tussle; championship, national (s); final, nightcap, play-off, semifinal; derby, field day, gymkhana, open, outing; biathlon, decathlon, heptathlon, pentathlon, triathlon; marathon, race, ultramarathon; heat, round, run, set; rally, volley; round-robin, rubber, runoff, sudden death; dead heat, photo finish, seesaw; classic
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