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

November 14, 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Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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-NUGGETS

DENVER — By Dennis Georgatos. SENT: 750 words, photos.

College

Men

BKC--SE LOUISIANA-TEXAS TECH

LUBBOCK, Texas — Jarrett Culver scored 21 points, Norense Odiase grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds and Texas Tech shrugged off Southeastern Louisiana for a 59-40 victory. SENT: 600 words.

BKC--STEPHEN F AUSTIN-MIAMI

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Ebuka Izundu had career highs with 22 points and 17 rebounds as Miami defeated Stephen F. Austin 96-58. By Santos Perez. SENT: 580 words.

Also:

— BKC--HARDIN-SIMMONS-TEXAS ST — Eric Terry led six players in double figures with 17 points and Texas State rolled to a 97-52 victory over Division III-member Hardin-Simmons. SENT: 150 words.

— BKC--GEORGIA TECH-BANKS ELIGIBILITY — Georgia Tech forward James Banks, a transfer from Texas, has been granted immediate eligibility from the NCAA. SENT: 110 words.

FOOTBALL:

College

FBC--T25-IOWA ST-MONTGOMERY

AMES, Iowa — No. 18 Iowa State will be without junior David Montgomery, one of its best players, for the first half of one of the bigger games in school history. How the Cyclones (6-3, 5-2 Big 12) fare for 30 minutes without their star running back could decide whether they stay alive in the Big 12 title game chase. Montgomery, the Big 12′s second-leading rusher, will miss the first two quarters of Saturday’s showdown at No. 13 Texas (7-3, 5-2) after being ejected for throwing a punch during last week’s win over Baylor. Iowa State didn’t even bother to appeal Montgomery’s suspension, instead chalking it up to a lesson learned and a chance for his backups to respond. By Luke Meredith. SENT: 580 words, photos.

Also:

— FBC--TCU-BROADNAX — TCU starting senior defensive tackle Joseph Broadnax isn’t expected to play again because of an undisclosed medical condition initially discovered during a preseason screening. SENT: 170 words.

High School

— FBH--TOP 10 FARED

— FBH--CLASS 1A SIX-MAN PLAYOFFS

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