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HOUSTON (AP) - Galen Robinson Jr. scored 18 points, Armoni Brooks added 13 _ all in the second half _ and No. 24 Houston overcame a 15-point deficit in to beat LSU 82-76. Robinson was 7 of 15 from the field and had six assists and five rebounds, and Brooks added nine rebounds to help Houston (9-0) extend its home winning streak to 22 games.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Jarrett Culver scored 15 points, Tariq Owens had 14 points and eight rebounds and No. 11 Texas Tech ran out to a 43-point halftime lead in a 79-44 victory over Northwestern State. The Red Raiders matched their best start since 2008-09. All of the wins have been by double digits, and they had a 10-point lead less than five minutes into this rout.
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL won't pay for video evidence in cases involving domestic violence and defended the league's handling of those investigations. Goodell said the NFL's approach to dealing with domestic violence is "extraordinary." The league came under scrutiny again when surveillance video showed former Kansas City running back Kareem Hunt shoving and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel in February. Hunt wasn't disciplined before the video was released by TMZ.
DALLAS (AP) - Harrison Barnes scored 25 points, Luka Doncic added 24 and the Dallas Mavericks extended their home winning streak to 11 games while ending a 10-game skid against Atlanta in a 114-107 victory over the Hawks. J.J. Barea had 18 points before leaving with a sprained left ankle as the Mavericks finally beat the Hawks after blowing a 26-point lead in a 111-104 loss at Atlanta in October. It was Dallas' first win over the Hawks since Oct. 30, 2013.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ondrej Kase got his first NHL hat trick, Brandon Montour had four points in the third period, including the game-winning goal, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied to defeat the Dallas Stars 6-3. Anaheim trailed 3-2 midway through the third before scoring three goals in a three-minute span for its fifth win in six games.
WACO, Texas (AP) - Kalani Brown scored 21 points, Juicy Landrum added 14 and third-ranked Baylor rolled to a 96-58 victory over Morehead State in an afternoon game. Brown had 12 points in the first quarter to help Baylor build a 32-16 lead on the way to its 26th straight home victory. It's also the 43rd win in a row at the Ferrell Center against nonconference opponents. The Lady Bears travel to play at No. 11 Stanford on Saturday.
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