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

January 17, 2019

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.

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DALLAS _ Davis Bertans’ third 3-pointer of the fourth quarter with 1:41 to play gave San Antonio the lead for good in the Spurs’ 105-101 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. By Dave Jackson. SENT: 750 words, photos.


HOUSTON _ Spencer Dinwiddie scored 25 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and overtime and the Brooklyn Nets spoiled James Harden’s 58-point night with a 145-142 victory over the Houston Rockets. By Kristie Rieken. SENT: 750 words, photos.




LUBBOCK, Texas _ Marial Shayok scored 20 points, Michael Jacobson had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Iowa State beat No. 8 Texas Tech 68-64, handing the Red Raiders their first Big 12 loss. SENT: 600 words, photos.


COLLEGE STATION, Texas _ Bryce Brown scored all but two of his 22 points in the first half and No. 14 Auburn routed Texas A&M 85-66. SENT: 500 words, photos.


DALLAS _ Corey Davis Jr. scored 20 points and Armoni Brooks added 19 points with five 3-pointers as No. 21 Houston led throughout in a 69-58 win at SMU. By Basketball Writer Stephen Hawkins. SENT: 600 words, photos.


_ BKC--HOUSTON BAPTIST-ABILENE CHRISTIAN _ Jalone Friday scored 21 points and Jaren Lewis added 13 and Abilene Christian beat Houston Baptist 75-68. SENT: 160 words.

_ BKC--TEXAS A&M-CC-SAM HOUSTON ST _ Freshman Zach Nutall scored 15 points off the bench to help Sam Houston State roll past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 72-50. SENT: 150 words.

_ BKC--STEPHEN F. AUSTIN-NEW ORLEANS _ Troy Green had 15 points off the bench to carry New Orleans to a 68-61 win over Stephen F. Austin. SENT: 150 words.

_ BKC--LAMAR-SE LOUISIANA _ Marlain Veal scored 22 points with four assists, three rebounds and three steals and Southeastern Louisiana beat Lamar 76-69 for its first conference win. SENT: 150 words.

_ BKC--CENTRAL ARKANSAS-INCARNATE WORD _ Eddy Kayouloud scored 18 points, Central Arkansas built a 24-point second-half lead and the Bears defeated Incarnate Word 77-60. SENT: 120 words.


_ BKW--T25-TEXAS-KANSAS STATE _ Kayla Goth had 20 points and tied her career-high with 12 assists and Kansas State used a big first half to defeat No. 11 Texas 87-69. SENT: 200 words.




Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has decided to transfer to Oklahoma. The Channelview alumnus will be available immediately as a graduate transfer. Tua Tagovailoa replaced Hurts at halftime against Georgia in the national title game after the 2017 season, then beat him out for the starting job heading into this past season and finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting. Oklahoma has a good history with transfer quarterbacks. Baker Mayfield transferred from Texas Tech before winning the Heisman at Oklahoma in 2017 and being drafted No. 1 overall in 2018. Kyler Murray transferred from Texas A&M before winning the Heisman at Oklahoma this season and declaring early for the NFL draft. By Cliff Brunt. SENT: 600 words, photos.



_ BBA--RANGERS-TOLLESON RETIRES _ Texas Rangers right-hander Shawn Tolleson has retired after a setback in the former closer’s attempted comeback from Tommy John surgery. SENT: 140 words.


_ BBC--TEXAS-HAMILTON INJURED _ Texas standout junior shortstop David Hamilton will miss the 2019 season after tearing his Achilles tendon in a motorized scooter accident. SENT: 110 words.


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