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We’ve got another good week of high school basketball coming up on KRLI. Tomorrow night the Richmond boys travel to Carrollton. Then on Friday night it’s another boys game as Richmond travels to Holden. We’ll have both those matchups on 103.9 FM KRLI and streaming at



AFC outscores NFC

HONOLULU (AP) — Brandon Marshall’s record-setting performance allowed the AFC to come away with a 59-41 win over the NFC at the Pro Bowl in Honolulu.

Marshall became the first player in Pro Bowl history to grab four touchdown passes while he caught six receptions for 176 yards. He hauled in a deflected, go-ahead 47-yard TD pass from Andy Dalton, while on his back, to give the AFC a 38-35 lead late in the third quarter.

Ben Roethlisberger (RAWTH’-lis-bur-gur), Philip Rivers and Andy Dalton each threw for two touchdowns for the AFC. Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Cam Newton did the same for the NFC.

The two teams combined for 51 first downs, 943 passing yards and 1,142 total yards.


Buckeyes beat Wolverines and Irish surprise Huskies

UNDATED (AP) — Fourth-ranked Ohio State still owns a share of the Big Ten lead in men’s basketball following its sixth straight win over Michigan.

Lenzelle Smith had 17 points and a career-high 12 rebounds as the Buckeyes downed the 20th-ranked Wolverines, 64-49. Jared Sullinger added 13 points, and William Buford and Deshaun Thomas each had 12 as Ohio State improved to 19-3 overall, 7-2 in the conference.

In other top-25 action, Harrison Barnes dropped in 23 points and seventh-ranked North Carolina drained 10 three-pointers in a 93-81 win over Georgia Tech. Tyler Zeller had 17 points in helping the Tar Heels stretch their school-record home winning streak to 31 games while beating the Yellow Jackets for the first time in five tries.

Another Zeller had a big game Sunday as No. 16 Indiana whipped Iowa 103-89 behind freshman Cody Zeller’s season-high 26 points. Zeller shot 11-for-12 while the Hoosiers were scoring more than 100 points in a Big Ten game for the first time since March 1995.

The defending NCAA champs were knocked off near campus as Notre Dame downed No. 24 Connecticut 50-48. Eric Atkins scored 13 points and Jerian Grant added three free throws late in the game to send the Irish to their third straight win and give the Huskies their third consecutive loss.

Mavs outlast Spurs…Bulls drop one to the Heat in Miami

UNDATED (AP) – Dirk Nowitzki returned to the Dallas Mavericks’ lineup Sunday following a four-game absence, but it was Jason Terry who came off the bench to lead them to victory.

Terry scored four of his season-high 34 points in the last 42 seconds of overtime to lift the Mavs to a 101-100 win over San Antonio. Vince Carter added 21 points for the Mavericks, who blew an 18-point lead and trailed by nine in the final period before taking over the Southeast Division lead at 13-8.

Nowitzki finished with 10 points and 13 rebounds after being activated before the game. Nowitzki was given a planned four-game break to strengthen his sore right knee and do conditioning work.

In other NBA action, LeBron James scored 35 points and the Heat never trailed in a 97-93 triumph over the Chicago Bulls. Bulls guard Derrick Rose had a team-high 34 points but missed two free throws in the final 23 seconds.

Chauncey Billups scored a season-high 32 points and drew a crucial foul in the waning seconds to help the Los Angeles Clippers secure a 109-105 triumph at Denver. Billups received a huge ovation in his first game at Pepsi Center since the Nuggets included him in the Carmelo Anthony blockbuster trade nearly a year ago.

The Los Angeles Lakers won for only the second time in nine road games as Kobe Bryant’s 35 points and 14 rebounds led to a 106-101 triumph at Minnesota. Pau Gasol (pow gah-SAHL’) provided 28 points and Andrew Bynum added 21 to help the Lakers overcome Kevin Love’s 33 points and 13 boards.

Danny Granger scored 24 points and David West and George Hill each scored 16 as Indiana ripped Orlando 106-85. The Magic concluded a horrible seven-day stretch in which they set a team record for fewest points in a game, blew a 27-point lead in another game and absorbed consecutive losses by 26 and 21 points.

Cleveland closed on a 10-0 run in the final four minutes to beat Boston 88-87, ending the Celtics’ four-game winning streak. First overall pick Kyrie Irving shot 10-for-14 and finished with 23 points, including the game-winning layup with 2.6 seconds left.

Jeff Teague (teeg) tied a career-high with 24 points as Atlanta hammered New Orleans 94-72. Willie Green added 16 points and Marvin Williams had 14 in the Hawks’ fourth victory in five games.

DeMar DeRozan poured in a game-high 27 points and Jerryd Bayless added 17 in Toronto’s 94-73 rout of New Jersey.


Kidd out of action

DALLAS (AP) – Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle says guard Jason Kidd will be out at least a week because of a right calf strain. The Mavericks are taking on the Spurs right now in the first of five games over a seven-day period. Kidd got hurt playing defense just more than 2 minutes into Friday’s victory against Utah.


Another title for Djokovic

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic (JOH’-koh-vihch) is the Australian Open men’s champion after winning the longest Grand Slam singles final in the history of pro tennis.

It took five hours and 53 minutes for the top-ranked Djokovic to grind out a 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5 win over No. 2 Rafael Nadal. Djokovic overcame a break point in the fifth set en route to becoming the fifth man since the Open era began in 1968 to win three straight Grand Slam titles. Nadal also became the first man in the Open Era to lose three straight major finals.

Djokovic has dominated play with Nadal, winning seven straight finals against the Spaniard since last March.


Another high scoring All Star game

OTTAWA (AP) — New York Rangers forward Marian Gaborik (GAB’-uh-rihk) is the MVP of another high-scoring NHL All-Star game.

Gaborik had a hat trick by the 1:23 mark of the second period before setting up Zdeno Chara’s (zuh-DAY’-noh CHAH’-rahz) eventual game-winner with 7:40 remaining. Joffrey Lupul (LOO’-pul) added a pair of goals as Team Chara blew leads of 3-0 and 5-3 before defeating Team Alfredsson 12-9 in Ottawa.

The game was tied 8-8 until Marian Hossa (HOH’-sah) and Chara scored 16 seconds apart midway through the final period.

Daniel Alfredsson tallied twice for his team, which outshot Team Chara 50-44.

Seventeen different players scored, and each of the six goaltenders was beaten at least three times.


Woods winds up tied for third

ABU DAHBI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tiger Woods wasn’t able to close out the Abu Dahbi Championship in the United Arab Emirates. Woods was tied for the lead after three rounds but in the final round of play faltered and finished in a tie for third. The winner was little-known Robert Rock, who finished one shot in front of Rory McIlroy and two in front of Woods, Thomas Bjorn (byorn) and Graeme McDowell.

Woods shot sub-par golf in each of the first three rounds but shot an even-par 72 in the fourth round.

Rock is ranked 117th in the world.


Stanley’s meltdown gives tourney to Snedeker

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kyle Stanley enjoyed a three-shot lead with one hole remaining in the PGA’s Farmers Insurance Open before settling for the second-place check.

Stanley carded a triple-bogey in the final hole of regulation before missing a five-foot par putt on the second playoff hole, allowing Brandt Snedeker to win the tournament. Snedeker made up seven strokes on Stanley with a 5-under-par 67 while Stanley was carding a 2-over 74. Stanley was four shots ahead as he stood on the 17th green.