January 6, 1989 |
Anderson Hunt scored 14 points, and David Butler got 10 of his 13 in the first half as 12th-ranked Nevada Las Vegas routed New Mexico State, 79-58, Thursday night in a Big West Conference game at Las Vegas. The Rebels (9-2 overall, 4-0 in the Big West) went on an 11-2 surge in the last 3 minutes of the first half to build a 41-28 lead. The Aggies (8-4, 1-1) never recovered. Stacy Augmon added 10 points and 7 rebounds for Las Vegas.
February 26, 1986 |
When Muir High's basketball team fell behind Mission Viejo for the first time Tuesday night, Mustang Coach Mike O'Connor expected the worst. Instead, he saw his team at its best. "I could just see us cranking up bombs from the outside," O'Connor said after Muir disposed of the Diablos, 69-58, in the Southern Section 4-A playoffs at El Toro High. "A couple of hurried shots here and there and we could have been down by five real quick."
April 28, 2004 |
Kevin Garnett's determination has the Minnesota Timberwolves within one game of reaching the second round. Garnett had 27 points, 14 rebounds and five assists Tuesday night, helping the Timberwolves hold off the Nuggets, 84-82, for a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven series at Denver. Garnett had several heated exchanges with the Nuggets after being pushed around in Game 3 but kept his cool this time.
February 26, 1991 |
It was billed as the final real roadblock on Nevada Las Vegas' path to an unbeaten regular season. New Mexico State, No. 11 in the nation, playing at home--a repeat of last season's upset? No surprise. No upset. No repeat. Little real problem. No. 1 Las Vegas' season remains as perfect as Larry Johnson's average from jamming range after an 86-74 victory over the Aggies in a Big West Conference game Monday night.
May 3, 2004 |
Miami and New Orleans will have one more chance to shove, scream and squabble. The only first-round series in the NBA playoffs to last beyond five games will go the distance. On a day when the New Orleans Hornets were the verbal and physical aggressors, defensive specialists P.J. Brown and George Lynch gave Baron Davis enough offensive help to force a deciding Game 7 with an 89-83 victory Sunday. "It's going to be a war, just like every other game in this series.
December 7, 1987 |
Doug West scored 19 points to lead Villanova to a 65-50 win over California Sunday at Philadelphia in the first meeting between the two schools. California turned the ball over nine times in the first half while making only 6 of 25 shots. Villanova had eight turnovers but scored the last six points of the half to lead, 25-17.