Tuesday Sports Update – Jazz Come From Behind To Beat Spurs

Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) defends against San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) in the second half during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 101-99. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

(Salt Lake City, UT) — The Jazz erased a 13-point fourth quarter deficit to pull out a 101-99 win against the Spurs in Salt Lake City. Utah has won 10 straight to get above .500 for the first time since early December. Donovan Mitchell was 9-of-28 from the field, but finished with a team-high 25 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Joe Ingles continued his stellar play, finishing with 20 points and connecting on four threes. It was Ingles’ third straight game scoring 20 or more. San Antonio didn’t have LaMarcus Aldridge on its way to its fourth loss in five games. Kyle Anderson paced the Spurs with 16 points, while Pau Gasol had 15 points and 15 boards.

Mavs Host Kings

(Dallas, TX) — The Mavericks are set to battle the Kings tonight in Dallas. The Mavs are 1-1 against Sacramento this season. Dallas has dropped three-of-four to sit at 18-and-39 overall. The Kings own the worst record in the Western Conference at 17-and-38.

Rockets Play At Minnesota Tonight

(Minneapolis, MN) — The Rockets will attempt to hike their winning streak to nine games tonight when they play the Timberwolves in Minneapolis. Houston is coming off a 104-97 home victory over the Mavericks on Sunday. They will return home Wednesday to host the Kings.

NBA
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New Orleans Pelicans 118, Detroit Pistons 103
Philadelphia 76ers 108, New York Knicks 92
LA Clippers 114, Brooklyn Nets 101
Chicago Bulls 105, Orlando Magic 101
Utah Jazz 101, San Antonio Spurs 99
Golden State Warriors 129, Phoenix Suns 83

NHL
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Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 3
Florida Panthers 7, Edmonton Oilers 5
Arizona Coyotes 6, Chicago Blackhawks 1

Stars To Host Blues

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are enjoying some time off before returning to the ice on Friday to host the Blues. Dallas had its five-game winning streak snapped in a 6-0 loss to Vancouver on Sunday. The Stars are 33-20-and-4, while the Blues are 34-21-and-3.

Michigan State Jumps To No. 1 In ‘USA Today’ Coaches’ Poll

(Undated) — Michigan State is the new number-one team in the “USA Today” Top-25 Coaches’ Poll. The Spartans climbed four spots to first after receiving 17 of the 32 first-place votes. Villanova dropped from first to second after losing to St. John’s last week. The Wildcats received eight first-place votes. Virginia is third, followed by Xavier and Cincinnati. Texas Tech, Purdue, Gonzaga, Ohio State and Duke round out the top-10.

Baylor Edge Texas In Double OT

(Austin, TX) — Terry Maston scored a game-high 26 points off the bench as Baylor beat Texas 74-73 in a double overtime contest in Austin. The Bears have won four in-a-row to improve to 16-and-10 overall. Mohamed Bamba finished with 16 points and 16 boards for Texas. The Longhorns have lost three straight to fall to 15-and-11.

Texas A&M Visits Missouri

(Columbia, MO) — Texas A&M is in Columbia to square off with Missouri tonight. The Aggies have ripped off four straight wins to sit at 17-and-8 overall and 6-and-6 in the SEC. The Tigers are also 17-and-8 on the season.

College Hoops Roundup

(Undated) — In college hoops action tonight, number-six Texas Tech is set to play host to number-23 Oklahoma. Tomorrow, SMU will host Memphis and Rice will welcome Marshall on Thursday.

Manziel Eyes NFL Comeback

(Undated) — Former Texas A&M star quarterback Johnny Manziel is taking steps to improve his mental health as he hopes to make it back to the NFL. Manziel has started taking medication for bipolar disorder to improve his mental stability. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner spent two seasons with the Browns after being selected in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Manziel is considering a stint in the Canadian Football League as he works his way back to the NFL.

Lincoln Coleman Missing

(Dallas, TX) — Former Cowboys fullback Lincoln Coleman is missing once again. Coleman was last seen on Friday around 4 p.m. in a silver Ford SUV according to the Dallas Police Department. The ex-pro also went missing in a similar fashion last year. Coleman appeared in 18 games over four seasons in the NFL.

White Leads Four Americans Into Finals Of Men’s Snowboard Halfpipe

(PyeongChang, South Korea) — American Shaun White threw down the highest score in the men’s snowboard halfpipe qualifying. White scored a 93.25 in his first qualifying run and followed it up with a 98.50 in his second. He is looking for redemption after failing to medal in the event at the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia. Fellow Americans Ben Ferguson, Chase Josey, and Jake Pates also qualified for the 12-man final.

American Chloe Kim Wins Gold In Snowboard Halfpipe

(PyeongChang, South Korea) — The U.S. is taking home some more hardware at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. American Chloe Kim won the gold medal in the women’s snowboard halfpipe final. She threw down a 98.25 to earn the top-spot on the podium. Kim’s teammate Arielle Gold took home the bronze with a score of 85.75. Fellow Americans Kelly Clark and Maddie Mastro finished fourth and 12th, respectively

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