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Wed February 12, 2014
Women's Downhill Tie, First Time Ever
There was a big upset in college basketball Tuesday night.
No. 5 San Diego St. took a 20-game winning streak into Laramie, Wyoming before being upset by the Wyoming Cowboys 68-62. San Diego State drops to 21-2 overall and 10-1 in conference play.
Meanwhile, fourth-ranked Wichita State had a 78-67 win over Southern Illinois. Ron Baker scored 19 points.
That leaves Wichita State and Syracuse as the only remaining unbeaten teams. No team has had a perfect regular season since Saint Joseph's in 2004.
It was No. 3 Florida over Tennessee 67-58. Fifteenth-ranked Michigan beat No. 22 Ohio St. 70-60 and Oklahoma St. fell to No. 19 Texas 87-68.
The University at Albany women’s team had a 56-46 win over UM-Baltimore County. Megan Craig scored 23 points.
In the NBA, the Oklahoma City Thunder padded their lead in the NBA's Western Conference by knocking off Portland on the road 98-95. Kevin Durant scored 36 points.
Charlotte beat Dallas 114-89. Cleveland defeated Sacramento 109-99. Chicago won against Atlanta 100-85. Memphis topped Washington 92-89. It was Miami over Phoenix 103-97. LeBron James had 37 points. Utah slid past the Lakers 96-79.
At the Sochi Winter Games today, Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland tied for the gold medal at the women's Alpine skiing downhill. This is the first time in Olympic history this has happened.
Meanwhile on Tuesday, Erin Hamlin became the first American to medal in the 50 years of Olympic singles luge competition, coming away with bronze.
And American Devin Logan won the silver in women's slopestyle skiing.
American Shaun White fell during his first run of the halfpipe finals, costing him a shot at a medal. He entered the competition as the defending two-time gold medal winner in the event, but had to settle for fourth this time.
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