Definition of matchup
Examples of matchup in a Sentence
a boxing matchup that promises to be a sportswriter's dream
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Durant prevailed in his head-to-head matchup against James, his 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists — with no turnovers — leading the Warriors to a 113-91 trouncing at Oracle Arena.
Durant also did a good job defensively in his 1-on-1 matchups with James, who still managed 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists but also turned the ball over eight times.
The winner of that all-Porter County Conference matchup faces either No. 2 Frontier (26-2) or No. 6 Tri (24-3) in the 6 p.m. championship game.
The Warriors-Cavaliers matchup in Game 1 of the N.B.A. finals wasn’t much of a contest.
This matchup has seemed ordained since James walked off the court in Oakland last June, having delivered his native northeast Ohio its first major team championship since 1964.
On Thursday, the Warriors will enter their third consecutive Finals matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers as clear favorites, and Green promises to be both the team’s engine and its potential wrench.
The fourth-seeded Spanish player takes on 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone in an intriguing matchup.
In a matchup marked by youthful exuberance, the Padres chased their former prospect from that mound and avoided a sweep, wearing out the infield dirt in a 5-3 victory.
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