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TCU’s Dixon selected as national coach of the year finalist

The Horned Frogs’ coach is one of 20 finalists for the 2017 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year Award, given annually to the nation’s top Division I coach. Dixon has led the Horned Frogs (22-15) to Tuesday’s NIT semifinals after taking over a team that finished 12-21 last season.

Mansfield Sports

Tigers catcher has sites set on winning district

The Mansfield baseball team was 13-6-1 heading into its Tuesday game and firmly entrenched among the 4-6A district standings leaders. The Tigers have had several players step up this season, including catcher Justin Marino, a player coach Randy Davis said has made invaluable contributions.

TCU

TCU revels in being last basketball team standing in Texas, Big 12

Among the men’s college basketball teams that received postseason bids to the NIT or NCAA Tournament, only TCU (22-15) is still competing. That serves as some sweet irony for the team’s four seniors heading into Tuesday’s NIT semifinals against Central Florida (24-11) in Madison Square Garden.

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Mavs have to deal with Russell Westbrook

Tonight is the Mavs' turn to deal with triple-double threat Russell Westbrook
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Mavs have to deal with Russell Westbrook 2:26

Mavs have to deal with Russell Westbrook

TCU's Dixon reflects on his New York, NIT connections 1:42

TCU's Dixon reflects on his New York, NIT connections

TCU's Washburn reflets on NIT adventure, NY shopping 0:44

TCU's Washburn reflets on NIT adventure, NY shopping

TCU's Williams says NY trip has been emotional, inspiring 1:18

TCU's Williams says NY trip has been emotional, inspiring