The Dallas Cowboys’ defense allowed the Green Bay Packers to score touchdowns on their first three possessions. The Packers built an 18-point lead before kicking a field goal on the last play of the game to win.
Wesley Matthews scored 19 points and Dirk Nowitzki added 17 as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 98-87 at American Airlines Center. The Mavs have won back-to-back games for just the third time this season.
Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott nearly led the Cowboys to a comeback victory from 18 points down. He completed 24 of 38 passes for 302 yards with three touchdowns, an interception and a 103.2 passer rating.
The Horned Frogs (14-3, 3-2 in Big 12) finished No. 26 among vote-getters in Monday’s updated AP poll, narrowly missing out on the team’s first ranking of the season. TCU plays Wednesday at Texas Tech (13-4, 2-3).
Horned Frogs’ guard Kenrich Williams says the loud home crowd helped TCU take down the Cyclones for the first time in 20 years and he hopes for an even more energetic crowd for Saturday’s game against Baylor in Fort Worth.