HOUSTON (AP) - The top team in the Eastern Conference has lost in a blowout. The Indiana Pacers fell to the Houston Rockets 112-86. James Harden had 28 points and the Rockets capitalized on a huge third quarter to pull off the route. The Pacers have lost three in a row for the first time this season.
DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas Mavericks blew a 30-point lead but were able to get past the Portland Trail Blazers thanks to a fourth-quarter rally. Dirk Nowitzki scored 22 points and Devin Harris hit the go-ahead shot in the 103-98 victory for Dallas. Early, the Blazers had trailed 44-14.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Seventh-seeded TCU is moving on in the Big 12 women's basketball tournament. The Horned Frogs beat No. 10 seed Texas Tech 75-59 in the first round. Next up is a matchup against second-seeded West Virginia in today's quarterfinals. The Horned Frogs lost to the Mountaineers twice during the regular season.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The Texas Rangers have lost a spring training game to the Los Angeles Dodgers after a two-run blast by Hanley Ramirez. It was the infielder's first homer of the spring, but he was pulled in the sixth inning as a precaution. The Dodgers beat the Rangers 2-1.
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