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Harris' near triple-double leads Clippers by Spurs, 103-95

Jan. 20, 2019 11:04 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have lost so often recently, they had nothing to lose against the San Antonio Spurs. Turns out, that can be a real winning attitude. Tobias Harris had 27 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and the Clippers beat the Spurs 103-95 on Sunday night to snap a...

Brown leads as No. 2 Baylor women roll past W Virginia 79-47

Jan. 20, 2019 8:18 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown turned the ball over once and missed a couple easy shots in the first few minutes Sunday. That earned Baylor's senior All-America center a seat on coach Kim Mulkey's bench. But when Brown returned to the game less than a minute later, she did so with a different mentality,...

Houston home to rival Martin Luther King Day parades

Jan. 20, 2019 11:09 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — For more than two decades, Houston has had competing parades on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with organizers lobbing allegations of favoritism and conspiracy at each other and at city officials as the groups battled over permits and preferred starting times. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, up...

Harden scores 48 points, Rockets beat Lakers 138-134 in OT

Jan. 20, 2019 3:33 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was the star for the Houston Rockets as usual on Saturday night, but he and the team got a big boost from Eric Gordon in his second game back after recovering from a bruised knee. Harden scored 48 points, Gordon added 30 and the Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the...

Collier scores 30, No. 2 UConn eases past Temple 88-67

Jan. 20, 2019 12:41 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Napheesa Collier had a season-high 30 points and 12 rebounds and Crystal Dangerfield set a career high with 26 points to lead No. 2 UConn to an 88-67 victory over Temple on Saturday. The game originally was scheduled for Sunday but pushed up a day due to the forecast of a winter storm...

Ivy Smith's heroics in regulation and OT lift Grambling

Jan. 19, 2019 11:51 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Ivy Smith scored 24 points and hit the winning jumper with three seconds left in overtime to lift Grambling over Texas Southern 88-87 on Saturday night. Smith also scored the final four points of the second half, including a layup with two seconds left to force overtime. Axel Mpoyo added 17...

Roach leads Texas over No. 20 Oklahoma 75-72

Jan. 19, 2019 11:28 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas senior guard Kerwin Roach II played like he had a lot to make up for. He did. And he delivered. So did the Longhorns with a tough 75-72 win over rival No. 20 Oklahoma on Saturday night that keeps Texas near the top of the standings in what is looking like a wild season in the Big...

Ritchie, Comeau, Faksa score, Stars beat 1st-place Jets 4-2

Jan. 19, 2019 11:28 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn's new linemates, Blake Comeau and Radek Faksa, were surprising goal scorers for Dallas on Saturday night. Comeau, Faksa and Brett Ritchie scored their first goals of the new year and the Stars defeated the Central Division-leading Winnipeg Jets 4-2. "We really didn't do anything...

Mitchell scores 18, Sam Houston State edges Houston Baptist

Jan. 19, 2019 10:30 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Kai Mitchell had 18 points and nine rebounds and Sam Houston State defeated Houston Baptist 71-65 on Saturday night to remain the Southland Conference's only unbeaten team. Cameron Delaney had 14 points and Josh Delaney added 11 points with eight assists for SHSU (10-8, 5-0). Albert Almanza,...

Baylor wins 73-62 to hand No. 8 Texas Tech 2nd loss in row

Jan. 19, 2019 9:52 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Freshman guard Jared Butler was a late arrival at Baylor. The top recruit originally chose Alabama and began last summer there, before he got his release, and a waiver to play somewhere else this season. Butler is now starting and getting comfortable in the Big 12. "He was fearless,...