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Jayhawks, Wildcats win...Nuggets top Lakers...Hawks stretch record streak

Tuesday - 2/26/2013, 3:11am  ET

UNDATED (AP) -- Sixth-ranked Kansas and No. 13 Kansas State remain tied for the Big 12 Conference lead. Elijah Johnson scored 12 of his career-high 39 points in overtime as the Jayhawks beat Iowa State 108-96. Thomas Gipson scored 20 points and Angel Rodriguez added 16 to lead the Wildcats to a 75-55 win over Texas Tech

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Marquette has bolstered its chances for a No. 1 seed in the Big East tournament by defeating Syracuse. Davante Gardner scored a career-high 26 points and the 22nd-ranked Golden Eagles improved to 11-4 in the conference with a 74-71 win over the 12th-ranked Orange. Gardner shot 7-for-7 from the field and 12-for-13 from the line to help Marquette pull within one game of Georgetown for first place in the Big East.

UNDATED (AP) -- Wilson Chandler hit three three-pointers and finished with a team-high 23 points as the Denver Nuggets earned their ninth straight home win, downing the Los Angeles Lakers 119-108. Chandler started in place of Gallinari, who was a late scratch because of a bruised left thigh. Inother NBA action, Atlanta beat Detroit 114-103, Boston topped Utah 110-107 in overtime and Washington got by Toronto 90-84.

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have stretched their NHL-record season-opening point streak to 19 games with a comeback win against the visiting Edmonton Oilers. Marian Hossa (HOH'-sah) scored 1:44 into overtime as the Hawks beat the Oilers 3-2 for their sixth straight win and ninth in 10 games. Edmonton led twice in the game, but Viktor Stalberg's goal early in the third period sent the game into OT.

UNDATED (AP) --Chicago now tops the NHL's Western Conference by eight points over Anaheim after the Ducks absorbed a 5-2 loss at Los Angeles. Slava Voynov snapped a 2-2 tie early in the third period after the Kings rallied twice from one-goal deficits. Also on ice Monday, Ottawa nipped Montreal 2-1 in a shootout, Nashville beat Dallas 5-4 in overtime and Toronto doubled up Philadelphia 4-2.


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