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Nets End Record 18-Game Skid

Beat Bobcats to exit worst season start in NBA history

(Newser) - The New Jersey Nets ended the worst start in NBA history—18 losses—by beating the Charlotte Bobcats 97-91 last night. Brook Lopez had 31 points and 14 rebounds, and Courtney Lee scored a career-high 27 points in his return to the starting lineup for the Nets in their first... More »

Stanford Hires Duke's Dawkins as Coach

Longtime Blue Devils assistant takes over after Johnson leaves

(Newser) - Johnny Dawkins, a longtime assistant coach at Duke, has been hired as Stanford's new men's basketball coach. Dawkins replaces Pac-10 Coach of the Year Trent Johnson, who left for LSU earlier this month, two people close to the situation said today. Both people requested anonymity because Stanford had not made... More »

Size Doesn't Matter As Texas Beats Stanford

Longhorns overcome Cardinal's twin towers, advance to South final

(Newser) - D.J. Augustin had 21 points, seven assists and triggered a 20-3 second half run as Texas broke open a one-point game and defeated third-seeded Stanford, 82-62. Augustin scored eight points during that stretch and fed Damion James on a big-time dunk that brought a roar from the partisan crowd.... More »

Stanford Survives Marquette, Coach's Ejection in OT Victory

As Brook Lopez saves the day with last second shot

(Newser) - Stanford's coach Trent Johnson has a lot to thank Brook Lopez for, the AP reports. With Johnson ejected for after consecutive technical fouls in the first half, Lopez took the reins on the court, bruising Marquette's hopes to the tune of 30 points, including the game-winning shot with 1.3... More »

UCLA Wins Pac-10 Title in OT

No. 3 Bruins storm from behind to shock No. 7 Stanford

(Newser) - No. 7 Stanford dominated most of regulation, but unfortunately for the Cardinal No. 3 UCLA took control in overtime for a 77-67 win last night, reports the Associated Press. The win clinches the Pac-10 title for the Bruins, who swept the second-place Cardinal in the season series, and puts UCLA... More »

Lopez Lifts Stanford Past Washington St.

No. 8 Cardinal comes back to set up Pac-10 showdown with UCLA

(Newser) - No. 8 Stanford's Brook Lopez took it upon himself today to make sure Thursday's Pac-10 battle with No. 4 UCLA means something. The 7-foot sophomore scored 19 of his 25 points in the second half, pulled down six rebounds and had four blocks as the Cardinal came back to beat... More »

Stanford Has the Goods in Win Over Cal

79-69 win puts Cardinal in close 2nd; Bears' NCAA hopes quashed

(Newser) - Anthony Goods finally burst out of his slump (no more than seven points in the last seven games) to surge to a 20-point game in Stanford's 79-69 defeat of Cal. The Golden Bears had a struggling star of their own to contend with, as Ryan Anderson couldn't find the basket... More »

Lopez Twins Lift No. 7 Stanford Over Arizona

Texas extends streak at Baylor while Louisville edges Pitino's old team

(Newser) - Stanford blew a large lead late for the second straight game,  but this time was able to rebound against Arizona thanks to twin brothers Robin and Brook Lopez, reports the AP. The Cardinal's two 7-footers combined for 37 points against a smaller Wildcats lineup, including two free throws by... More »

ASU Hands Stanford OT Upset

Sun Devils blow lead but surge back for 72-68 win

(Newser) - No. 7 Stanford's seven-game win streak is over, and Arizona State's 4-0 overtime record intact, after an up-and-down 72-68 upset. James Harden had eight of the Sun Devils' 12 points in an overtime that wouldn't have happened if Stanford hadn't made a determined comeback in the second half, the Arizona ... More »

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