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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a 23-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-101. Danny Green added 17 points, and Pau Gasol had 14 points to help San Antonio end Oklahoma City's three-game winning streak.

DALLAS (AP) - Jimmy Butler led a balanced set of Minnesota starters with 21 points and the Timberwolves ended a five-game losing streak in Dallas with a 111-87 victory over the Mavericks. Minnesota won in Dallas for the first time since March 19, 2014. The Northwest Division-leading Timberwolves outscored lowly Dallas 68-32 in the second half to win for the eighth time in 10 games.

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee has been ruled out of Sunday's game against NFL-leading Philadelphia because of a hamstring injury. The 2016 All-Pro was injured in the first quarter of last week's 27-7 loss to Atlanta. The Cowboys lost both games he missed because of hamstring issues earlier in the season and gave up three touchdown drives after the injury against the Falcons.

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - No. 11 TCU still has a solid path to the Big 12 title game after losing two of its last three games. The 8-2 Horned Frogs now head to Texas Tech, which still needs one more win to get bowl eligible for fifth-year coach Kliff Kingsbury. TCU won 82-27 when the two teams played three years ago in Fort Worth. Their last two meetings have both been three-point games.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - DJ Hogg scored 24 points, 19 in the first 10 minutes of the second half, and No. 16 Texas A&M won its home opener going away 84-65 against UC Santa Barbara. Max Heidigger scored 24 points as the Gauchos stuck around after the Aggies built an early 16-point lead.

WACO, Texas (AP) - Baylor coach Kim Mulkey didn't travel with the No. 3 Lady Bears for their game at No. 8 UCLA after her daughter lost her unborn girl. Makenzie Fuller, a former Lady Bears player in her third season on her mother's staff, had shared on social media last weekend that the baby was dealing with two life-threatening birth defects. Fuller was about 18 weeks pregnant when she lost the child.

WACO, Texas (AP) - Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. scored 16 points and had 12 rebounds as No. 25 Baylor beat Alcorn State 78-61. It was coach Scott Drew's 300th career victory. Manu Lecomte had 17 points for the Bears, who are 3-0 for the 10th time in 11 seasons.

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Connor Cashaw scored a career-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Rice to its first victory this season, 87-65 over Northwestern State. Cashaw, a junior, was 9-of-16 from the floor, including 4 of 8 on 3-pointers, while grabbing nine rebounds.

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