BC-TX--Texas Sports Digest 1 pm, TX
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BKC--T25-TOP 25 THIS WEEK
Duke and Virginia played one of the college basketball season’s most entertaining, high-level games just two weeks ago. The rematch comes Saturday. No. 2 vs. No. 3, Final Four favorites playing with the ACC lead potentially on the line. The Blue Devils won the first match-up 72-70 to hand the Cavaliers their first loss of the season after opening with 16 straight wins. By John Marshall. SENT: 740 words, with photos.
BKC--SHIFTING TO BASKETBALL
The Super Bowl marked the official end of the football season. Now it’s time for college basketball’s turn in the spotlight. Sports fans crazed with football for five months need something to fill the void, and college basketball is a perfect fit. Star players have established themselves, conference races are heating up and March Madness is just around the corner. By John Marshall. Sent: 890 words, with photos.
OKLAHOMA CITY-BIG 12
OKLAHOMA CITY _ An Oklahoma City event sponsorship committee is distributing more funds for Big 12 Conference events this year than in the past. The Convention and Visitors Bureau’s event sponsorship committee on Feb. 1 approved an increase in subsidies for Big 12 women’s basketball to help with marketing and to boost the city’s image, the Journal Record reported. SENT: 290 words. Moving on news & sports lines.
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