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College Basketball World Reacts To Baylor-UConn Women’s Finish

Christyn Williams #13 of the UConn Huskies drives to the basket ahead of DiJonai Carrington #21 of the Baylor Lady Bears

Christyn Williams #13 of the UConn Huskies drives to the basket ahead of DiJonai Carrington #21 of the Baylor Lady Bears

No. 1 UConn took on No. 2 Baylor in the Women’s NCAA Tournament Elite Eight on Monday night in a matchup between two of the sport’s top programs. The game between the Huskies and the Bears came down to wire, ending with a controversial no-call on one of the final plays.

On the last full Baylor possession, guard DiJonai Carrington drove to the basket before pulling up for a short jumper. Two UConn defenders were able to impede the shot and the Huskies secured the rebound, essentially locking up the 69-67 win.

But while officials reviewed the game clock following the missed jumper, viewers got a much closer look at what transpired on the play. As the Baylor guard rose up for the shot, UConn forward Aaliyah Edwards

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Howie Roseman reacts to report that Jeff Lurie wants Jalen Hurts to start at QB

Roseman reacts to report that Lurie wants Hurts to start at QB originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia

Howie Roseman disputed a recent ESPN report stating that Eagles owner Jeff Lurie had instructed his personnel staff to build around Jalen Hurts and not draft a quarterback at No. 6.

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, speaking March 8 on SportsCenter, said, “Jalen Hurts is the guy. Jeffrey Lurie, the owner of the Eagles, has basically sent a message to his personnel department and his general manager, Howie Roseman, that he wants to do everything he can to help Jalen Hurts be successful and not bring in somebody to compete for the job.”

That was quite a blockbuster news item, and it may well end up being the case that the Eagles don’t draft a QB. But Roseman said the exchange never occurred.

“We have not been told to do anything other than to

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NBA Twitter reacts after Rockets take 58 3-pointers in loss to Thunder

Houston Rockets live by the 3-pointer, and more often than not, they also die by the 3-pointer.” data-reactid=”16″The Houston Rockets live by the 3-pointer, and more often than not, they also die by the 3-pointer.

Oklahoma City Thunder.” data-reactid=”17″On Monday, their strategy backfired on them again as the Rockets took an NBA playoff-record 58 3-pointers while losing Game 4 of their first-round NBA playoff series to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Yes, the Rockets hoisted 58 3-pointers and lost. They did make 23 3-pointers, but 35 missed shots from deep reminded people of Game 7 of the 2018 Western Conference finals when Houston missed 27 straight 3-pointers in a loss to the Warriors.

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As you can imagine, NBA Twitter had a lot of fun with the Rockets

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