Karl-Anthony Towns Drops Franchise-Record 60 Points in Timberwolves’ Win over Spurs | Bleacher Report

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Karl-Anthony Towns had a historic performance in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 149-139 win over the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center on Monday night.

The 26-year-old scored a franchise-record 60 points in the win, along with 17 rebounds and three assists to help the Timberwolves improve to 40-30 on the season, though Minnesota remains seventh in the Western Conference.

Towns also holds Minnesota’s franchise record for the most 40-point games. 

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Towns did most of his work in the third quarter when he scored a whopping 32 points. According to ESPN Stats & Info, that is the fourth-most points scored in a single

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Battaile, Wilson lead Panthers to finale win

Feb. 25—A pair of seniors led the way for the Kentucky Wesleyan men’s basketball team on Senior Night.

Wyatt Battaile scored a game-high 27 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked three shots, and Jamil Wilson finished with 21 points and four assists to lead the Panthers to an 86-73 win in their season finale Thursday night at the Sportscenter.

According to KWC coach Drew Cooper, his team had to overcome some nerves and excitement to start the contest.

“I thought we had to put Senior Day and the emotion of the day behind us,” he said. “… We had to get that adrenaline out of us. Once we locked in and focused, we chipped away in the first half and actually went into the locker room with a lead.

“We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we played well enough to win on a very special night.”

Wesleyan (14-14, 9-11 in

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Coach K’s farewell tour: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski ‘doing better’ after leaving early in win vs. Wake Forest

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was not on the bench during the the second half of the No. 9 Blue Devils’ 74-72 victory over Wake Forest because he was “not feeling well,” the school announced.  Krzyzewski, 75, did speak to the team after the game, however, and is “doing better,” associate head coach Jon Scheyer told media after the game.

With Krzyzewski out, Scheyer coached the team during the second half in a preview of what’s to come for the program as Krzyzewski prepares to retire after this season. It wasn’t his first time with solo command of the team this season as Coach K also missed Duke’s first win over Wake Forest on Jan. 12 with an illness.

This game was considerably more dramatic than Duke’s earlier 76-64 win over the Demon Deacons, though. Wake Forest used a late 9-0 run to tie the game at 74 with

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American snowboarders, ages 36 and 40, win gold

Lindsey Jacobellis and Nick Baumgartner

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American snowboarders Lindsey Jacobellis, 36, and Nick Baumgartner, 40, won gold Saturday in the mixed-gender team snowboardcross, an event that debuted at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, The New York Times reported.

The two, who are longtime friends, were the oldest pair in the medal round. “We’re the 80s babies,” said Jacobellis after she embraced Baumgartner at the finish line. “We came in hot today, and we’re really excited about it.” Jacobellis won Team U.S.A.’s first gold medal of the 2022 Olympics in Wednesday’s women’s snowboardcross, USA Today reported.

Italy took silver in the mixed-gender snowboardcross, and Canada won bronze.

According to the Times, after Baumgartner barely won the first leg of the final race, “Jacobellis quickly fell into third place in a final that featured two Italian teams. She passed one rider on a small jump, then pursued

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