High school basketball continues in the RRV.
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Tonight the North Lamar Pantherettes will host Dodd City. The Lady Hornets enter the game ranked N0. 2 in Class 1A.
The North Lamar Panthers will travel to Idabel, Chisum Mustangs host North Hopkins, while the Lady Mustangs will be at Edgewood. Both Detroit teams travel to McLeod, and both Honey Grove teams will be home against Tom Bean.
Saturday, the Paris Wildcats will travel to Greenville, and the Prairiland Patriots will host Avery. They canceled last night’s Paris Lady Cats game.
The Dallas Mavericks were outscored 31-16 in the fourth quarter last night and eventually lost 129-127 overtime against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Luka Doncic finished with 21 points for Dallas. The Mavs open the season next Wednesday at Phoenix.
The NBA Board of Governors approved expanding active rosters to 15 from 13 players on game days. The expanded active rosters will give teams extra players that can suit up for games, with positive coronavirus cases likely to impact the league this season. Under NBA rules, clubs can carry up to 17 players on their full rosters, including two players under two-way contracts with the G League.
The Big 12 started with a bang. Ochai Agbaji made the go-ahead layup with 13 seconds left and finished with 23 points as No. 5 Kansas beat No. 14 Texas Tech 58-57 on Thursday night, giving the Jayhawks a win in their conference opener for the 30th season in a row.
On Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys will host the San Francisco 49ers at noon. The game was initially set for Sunday night but flexed out of prime time. The Cowboys at 4-9 still have a small window to make the playoffs.