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Jefferson keys 3rd-quarter spurt, Mavs beat Pelicans 102-93

Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris (20) shoots between New Orleans Pelicans forward Luke Babbitt (8), guard Jimmer Fredette (32) and center Alexis Ajinca (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 2, 2015, in Dallas. Dallas won 102-93. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman)

DALLAS (AP) — Richard Jefferson tied his season high with 16 points, seven during a 16-0 Dallas run early in the third quarter, and the Mavericks raced past the New Orleans Pelicans 102-93 on Monday night.

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North Carolina Central tops Savannah State 62-49

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Nimrod Hilliard led four in double figures with 15 points and North Carolina Central topped Savannah State 62-49 on Monday.

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Stewart scores 29, top-ranked UConn beats USF 88-65

Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart (30) shoots over South Florida guard Shalethia Stringfield, front left, and forward Laura Ferreira during the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game Monday, March 2, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It was a mini test at best, yet Geno Auriemma felt it was just what top-ranked Connecticut needed heading into the postseason.

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Paul has 26 and 14 as Clippers outlast Timberwolves 110-105

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio, left, drives as Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul defends during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night.

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No. 6 Baylor ends regular season 75-65 over Texas Tech

Baylor guard Niya Johnson (2) shoots against Texas Tech guards Ivonne CookTaylor (2) and Minta Spears (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, March 2, 2015, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

WACO, Texas (AP) — Nina Davis scored 22 points and Niya Johnson broke the Big 12 single-season record for assists as league champion No. 6 Baylor rebounded from consecutive losses, beating Texas Tech 75-65 in the regular-season finale Monday night.

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