King James shines...Hoosiers stumble again...Stringer finally reaches milestone
MIAMI (AP) — Not only did LeBron James score 40 points in last night's win over Sacramento, the NBA's reigning MVP dished out a career-high 16 assists in Miami's 141-129 double-overtime victory over the Kings. The Heat's current 12-game winning streak is the league's longest of the season.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The No. 1 team in the country lost for a seventh time this season last night, with Indiana falling at Minnesota 77-73. It's the third time this season the Hoosiers have lost while holding the top ranking in the AP poll.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — The fifth time was the charm for Vivian Stringer. The Rutgers Hall of Famer became the fourth women's college basketball coach to reach 900 wins as the Scarlet Knights snapped a four-game losing streak with a 68-56 victory over South Florida 68-56.
GEORGETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A bus carrying the University of Maine women's basketball team ran off a highway north of Boston, leaving a player with a broken hand, the head coach with minor facial cuts and the driver seriously injured. Police say the driver is believed to have had a medical episode.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Sharks showed signs of busting out of a month-long slump with a 3-2 shootout victory over Colorado. San Jose had been 1-6-3 in its last 10 games since setting a franchise record by winning its first seven of the season.