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AP-TX--Texas Sports Digest 12 am, TX

December 4, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at AP’s Texas sports coverage. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Dallas bureau at 972-991-2100, or at 1-800-442-7189. Email aptexas@ap.org. Jill Bleed is at the desk after 5:30 a.m.

Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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BASKETBALL:

NBA

BKN--ROCKETS-TIMBERWOLVES

MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves erased a 14-point halftime deficit with a big second half to beat the visiting Houston Rockets 103-91. By Tyler Mason. SENT: 700 words, photos.

College

Men

BKC--TEXAS SOUTHERN-GEORGIA

ATHENS, Ga. — Tyree Crump scored a career-high 25 points, Nicolas Claxton added 15 points and nine rebounds, and Georgia had little trouble beating Texas Southern 92-75. By George Henry. SENT: 680 words.

BKC--NORTHWESTERN STATE-TEXAS A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Wendell Mitchell scored a season-high 18 points and Texas A&M brushed aside Northwestern State 80-59. SENT: 600 words, photos.

High School

— BKH--TABC RANKINGS

HOCKEY:

NHL

HKN--OILERS-STARS

DALLAS — Jamie Benn scored his fifth goal in six games and the Dallas Stars beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1. SENT: 700 words, photos.

FOOTBALL:

NFL

FBN--TEXANS-DEFENSE

HOUSTON — With the defense forcing a season-high four turnovers, the Houston Texans extended their winning streak to nine games with a win over the Browns. But as good as the unit has been, the Texans believe they can get much better down the stretch with the first test coming on Sunday against Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. By Kristie Rieken. SENT: 680 words, photos.

FBN--COLTS CRUMBLE

INDIANAPOLIS — One day after Andrew Luck was shut out for the first time in his pro career, the Indianapolis Colts were putting the pieces back together. And trying to make a quick rebound to keep their playoff hopes alive. By Michael Marot. SENT: 700 words, photos. Moved on national sports news services.

High School

— FBH--HS PLAYOFFS

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