January 11, 2021
By Al Ortiz
The Houston Rockets got served up another loss on Wednesday night, losing to the Indiana Pacers 114-107. Pacers Guard Michael Brogdon scored 35 points, his second career high in three games, and made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:22 left to lead the Indiana Pacers, according to ESPN. Rockets All-World Guard Harden finished with 15 points, his second straight sub-20-point performance as the Pacers won their second straight and beat Houston at home for the first time since January 2017.
The Dallas Mavericks are in play on Thursday night against the Denver Nuggets, at the late hour of 9 p.m. The Mavs are 3-4 on the season and are looking to get to .500.
Some top news headlines for you from around the sports world:
- Tennessee officials haven't extended the contracts of assistant football coaches and have paused hiring coaches for vacancies as the Volunteers continue to investigate whether recruiting violations occurred within the program, sources told ESPN on Thursday.
- As of this recording, NFL.com projects the Kansas City Chiefs with the highest percentage to win the Super Bowl this year, giving the defending champions a 23.5% chance at repeating.
- The Uvalde Coyotes basketball team is on the upswing after beating Devine on January 4, in a 50-34 tally. The 'Yotes take on Comfort on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. Their record stands at a solid 6-4. The Lobos upped their record to 8-5 after defeating Pearsall in a squeaker on January 5, 32-29.