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  • Whiteside's 24 rebounds not enough as Heat fall to Mavs

    Whiteside's 24 rebounds not enough as Heat fall to Mavs
    The missed shots were what made the start of the night so special for Hassan Whiteside. The inability to make shots is what ultimately humiliated the Miami Heat in Friday night's 93-72 loss to the Dallas Mavericks at AmericanAirlines Arena. Despite...
  • Valparaiso scratches comfort zone, edges Merrillville

    VALPARAISO — As well as Valparaiso played in its 61-56 victory Friday over Merrillville, Vikings coach Matt Thomas was never comfortable. He wasn't comfortable when the Vikings (13-3, 4-0) stretched the lead to 12 points in the fourth quarter....
  • Hawks pull away from Trail Blazers for 18th win in a row

    ATLANTA Down two of their best wing defenders and the Hawks still won. And they did it against the team with the third-best record in the Western Conference, no less. Welcome to Atlanta, where the incredible is happening. The short-handed Hawks used...
  • Chesterton holds off frantic Lake Central rally

    CHESTERTON — After Chesterton's 56-53 win Friday against Lake Central, Trojans coach Tom Peller collected himself and exhaled. "We played hard for 32 minutes — we had to," he said. "We couldn't have any letdowns against them." In a matchup...
  • UCF basketball will sit guard B.J. Taylor against SMU

    UCF basketball will sit guard B.J. Taylor against SMU
    UCF basketball will be without its leading scorer for the second consecutive game when it plays SMU on the road Saturday.  Freshman guard B.J. Taylor suffered a concussion Sunday at the hands of his teammate Justin McBride when the two accidentally...
  • Central Catholic defeats Nazareth in girls basketball, stays undefeated in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference

    The first time Central Catholic and Nazareth met this season, it was an instant classic. It was 27 days before Friday night's tilt, when the two team battled through three overtimes before the Vikettes finally prevailed in a 66-65 thriller at Rockne...
  • Warriors no longer have NBA's best record after 110-100 loss to Jazz

    SALT LAKE CITY The Warriors fell from the mountaintop on Friday after taking an unexpected loss that stripped them of the distinction of having the best record in the NBA. With a 110-100 win, Utah dropped the Warriors to 36-8 after their second...
  • Boys basketball: Maine South muscles past New Trier

    Boys basketball: Maine South muscles past New Trier
    There's nothing fancy about Maine South's brand of basketball. The Hawks' matchup zone causes problems for opponents, while their patient approach on offense wears down defenses. Both styles worked in sync for the No. 10 Hawks in Friday's 50-45 home...
  • Burroughs girls' basketball holds off Crescenta Valley in another thriller

    Burroughs girls' basketball holds off Crescenta Valley in another thriller
    LA CRESCENTA — When the Crescenta Valley High and Burroughs girls’ basketball teams met for the first time earlier this season, the Indians were able to pull out a close victory in overtime. Neither team expected anything less than...
  • Ely, Gibbons boys basketball teams to meet in historic Big 8 title game

    Ely, Gibbons boys basketball teams to meet in historic Big 8 title game
    After watching a 15-point lead disappear, the Cardinal Gibbons boys basketball team nearly saw its undefeated streak come to an end. Led by sophomore Raiquan Gray, who scored all of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, the Dillard Panthers came within...
  • Boys basketball: Role players roll for No. 3 St. Rita against No. 6 Hales

    Boys basketball: Role players roll for No. 3 St. Rita against No. 6 Hales
    Superior talent won out, but that was only part of the story. St. Rita is in the Catholic League South driver's seat because it has Division I talent like Charles Matthews, Armani Chaney and Kain Harris. The No. 3 Mustangs also win a lot because...