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BC-TX--Texas Sports Digest 1 pm, TX

February 2, 2019

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

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BASKETBALL:

NBA:

BKN--MAVERICKS-CAVALIERS

CLEVELAND _ Looking for their first three-game winning streak this season, the Cavaliers host the Dallas Mavericks and top rookie Luka Doncic. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos. Game starts at 6:30 p.m. CST.

BKN--PELICANS-SPURS

SAN ANTONIO _ Anthony Davis is listed as out again for New Orleans’ trip to San Antonio. The Pelicans star has missed six straight games with a finger injury, the last two since his representatives publicly requested a trade. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:30 p.m. CST.

BKN--ROCKETS-JAZZ

SALT LAKE CITY _ The Houston Rockets on Saturday visit the Utah Jazz. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. CST.

COLLEGE/WOMEN:

BKW--TEXAS TECH-BAYLOR

WACO, Texas _ Baylor plays its first home game as a No. 1 team in almost six years against Texas Tech, which has lost six games in a row. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 1 p.m. CST.

COLLEGE/MEN:

BKC--T25-TENNESSEE-TEXAS A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas _ Top-ranked Tennessee looks to stretch its winning streak to 16 games when the Volunteers visit Texas A&M, which has dropped four of its last five games. By Kristie Rieken. UPCOMING: 700 words, with photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CST.

BKC--T25-TEXAS-IOWA ST

AMES, Iowa _ No. 20 Iowa State hosts Texas in search of its fifth win in six games. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: Game starts at 1 p.m. CST.

BKC--T25-TEXAS TECH-KANSAS

LAWRENCE, Kan. _ No. 11 Kansas, which has lost three of four and had the NCAA rule out Silvio De Souza for the season this week, hosts No. 16 Texas Tech, one of the teams sensing this could be the season the Jayhawks fall short of the Big 12 title. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 3 p.m. CST.

BKC--TCU-BAYLOR

WACO, Texas _ Baylor takes a five-game winning streak into a Big 12 matchup against TCU, which is 0-4 on the road in conference play. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CST

BKC--SMU-CINCINNATI

CINCINNATI _ Cincinnati (18-3, 7-1 American Athletic) tries for its seventh straight victory when it hosts SMU (12-8, 4-4). The Bearcats won all three games between the teams last season. By Joe Kay. Game starts at 7 p.m. CST.

BKC--NORTH TEXAS-CHARLOTTE

North Texas plays Charlotte at Dale F. Halton Arena. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC--STEPHEN F. AUSTIN-SAM HOUSTON ST

Stephen F. Austin plays Sam Houston State at Bernard Johnson Coliseum. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC--RICE-OLD DOMINION

Rice plays Old Dominion at Ted Constant Convocation Center. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC--ALABAMA ST-TEXAS SOUTHERN

Alabama State plays Texas Southern at Health & PE Arena. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC--ALABAMA AM-PRAIRIE VIEW A&M

Alabama A&M plays Prairie View A&M at William J. Nicks Building. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC--UMKC-TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY

UMKC plays Texas Rio Grande Valley at UTRGV Fieldhouse. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC--UTSA-MARSHALL

UTSA plays Marshall at Cam Henderson Center. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC--TEXAS A&M-CC-HOUSTON BAPTIST

Texas A&M-CC plays Houston Baptist at Sharp Gymnasium. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC--TEXAS-ARLINGTON-TEXAS ST

Texas-Arlington plays Texas State at Strahan Coliseum. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

BKC--UTEP-WESTERN KENTUCKY

UTEP plays Western Kentucky at E. A. Diddle Arena. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.

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HOCKEY:

NHL:

HKN--STARS-PREDATORS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ The Nashville Predators are back home for their second game in as many nights hosting the Dallas Stars in a Central Division game. By Jim Diamond. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CST.

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BOXING:

BOX--ALVAREZ-KOVALEV

FRISCO, Texas _ Eleider Alvarez makes his first WBO light heavyweight title defense in a rematch with Sergey Kovalev. The undefeated Alvarez took Kovalev’s belt in the 175-pound division last August. By Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Main event starts about midnight CST.

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