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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) moves away from Washington Wizards guard Garrett Temple (17) and center Nene (42), from Brazil, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Steph Curry lights up Wizards for Warriors’ 8th straight win

- Associated Press

Curry scored 36 of his 51 points in the first half to offset a monster offensive game from John Wall and the Golden State Warriors pulled away to beat the Washington Wizards 134-121 Wednesday night for their eighth straight victory.

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Prosecutors appeal Indianapolis coach's release to parents

Associated Press

Federal prosecutors have appealed a judge's decision to allow a former Indianapolis high school boys' basketball coach to live with his parents while he faces charges that he enticed a 15-year-old girl into a sexual relationship.

Marquette center Luke Fischer, center, grabs a loose ball in front of Xavier guard Myles Davis (15) and Edmond Sumner, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Led by freshman Ellenson, young Marquette seeks Feb. push

- Associated Press

With 15 wins in coach Steve Wojciechowski's second season on the bench, Marquette seems to playing well for a team that relies so heavily on a young cast led by touted freshman Henry Ellenson.

NBA Capsules

- Associated Press

Stephen Curry had 35 points, nine assists and six rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors put away the Houston Rockets in the fourth quarter for a 123-110 victory Tuesday night.

Xavier's Edmond Sumner (4) and Creighton's Geoffrey Groselle, rear, scramble for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Big deficit sinks No. 5 Xavier in 70-56 loss to Creighton

- Associated Press

Fifth-ranked Xavier found itself down 17 points early against Creighton, and the way the Musketeers were shooting and Bluejays point guard Maurice Watson was dominating, there really was no chance for a comeback.

Mississippi State guard Dominique Dillingham (00) pushes her way past Arkansas forward Melissa Wolff (33) as she dribbles towards the basket in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State beats Arkansas 78-46

- Associated Press

Mississippi State's 6-foot-10 freshman Aric Holman had the ball at the free-throw line and looked poised to make a move to the hoop.