WASHINGTON (AP) — The longest team vs. team domination streak in the NBA belongs to the San Antonio Spurs, who beat Washington for the 16th straight time last night with a 128-118 win in double overtime. The Spurs moved ahead of Miami’s 15-game domination of Charlotte for the longest current team-vs.-team streak in the league.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Dwayne Polee II canned a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left as No. 5 San Diego State rallied from a 14-point deficit to stun Boise State 67-65 last night and extend its winning streak to 19 games. The Aztecs are 20-1, marking the ninth straight season they have won at least 20 games under coach Steve Fisher.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The fourth-ranked Wichita State Shockers handed Indiana State its first home defeat 65-58 behind Cleanthony Early’s 19 points. The 24-0 Shockers are the top-ranked Syracuse Orange are the lone remaining undefeated Division 1 men’s teams.
SEATTLE (AP)— Seattle never had a chance to throw a championship parade since the old SuperSonics won the NBA title in 1979, and the Emerald City didn’t miss out yesterday. Police estimated a crowd of 700,000 — more than the population of Seattle — turned out to help celebrate the first Super Bowl victory in Seahawks history.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored a highlight-reel a goal and added assist in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres in a pre-Olympic tuneup against goalie Ryan Miller, who will be playing for Team USA. The Penguins set a franchise record by reaching the 40-victory mark in just their 57th game.