BOSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors erased a 26-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101 last night. Stephen Curry scored 37 points for Golden State, making four straight free throws to clinch it in the final seconds. Isaiah Thomas scored 20 points off the bench for Boston.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In men's college hoops, UConn upset Number 21 SMU 81-73 yesterday, knocking the Mustangs out of first place in the American Athletic Conference. Rodney Purvis scored a career-high 28 points. Daniel Hamilton scored 14 of his 16 points in the final 7:41, and Ryan Boatright added 23 points for the defending national champion Huskies.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — LaDontae Henton had 25 points and 15 rebounds, and Number 25 Providence held off Marquette 77-66 yesterday. Kris Dunn added 16 points and nine assists for the Friars. Duane Wilson led Marquette with 22 points, while Matt Carlino had 21 points and six assists
RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Manhattan outlasted Quinnipiac 69-65 yesterday. Emmy Andujar made a free throw, jumper and layup in the final four minutes to preserve the win. Andujar finished with 18 points, and Ashton Pankey added 17 for Manhattan. Zaid Hearst led Quinnipiac with 22 points and nine rebounds.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Dominique Reid had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Matt Scott made two free throws with 23 seconds left to give Niagara a 57-56 win over Fairfield yesterday. Marcus Gilbert had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Stags. Tyler Nelson had four 3-pointers for 14 points and Jerome Segura had 11.
BOSTON (AP) — Casimir Loxsom broke his own American indoor record in the 600 meters yesterday, winning the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships in 1 minute, 15.33 seconds. In the women's pole vault, NCAA indoor record-holder Demi Payne overcame a shaky warmup to win at 14 feet, 11 inches, defeating defending champion Mary Saxer. Shannon Rowbury won her second title in the meet, taking the two mile in 9:43.94.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Kelly Clark won the snowboard halfpipe in the U.S. Grand Prix yesterday in Park City, Utah, for her second FIS World Cup victory of the season, easily beating 18-year-old American teammate Arielle Gold. The 31-year-old Clark, from West Dover, Vermont, had a 94.50-point run. She also won the overall Sprint U.S. Grand Prix tour title.