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In this July 6, 2016, file photo, Oscar Pistorius, center, arrives at the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, for a sentencing hearing for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home on Valentine's Day 2013. Pistorius has had his prison sentence extended to 13 years and 5 months in the High Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Shiraaz Mohamed, File)

Oscar Pistorius’ prison sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

- Associated Press

Oscar Pistorius’ prison sentence was increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday, a decision that more than doubled the Olympic runner’s jail term for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

George Washington's Patrick Steeves, right, strips the ball from Xavier's Kaiser Gates during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Trevon Bluiett scores 20 points, leads No. 15 Xavier past GW

- Associated Press

When coach Chris Mack’s 15th-ranked Musketeers saw a 14-point lead shrink to six on Thursday in the Las Vegas Invitational, they shifted gears and held George Washington without a field goal for nearly seven minutes en route to an 83-64 win.

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No. 14 Stanford women cruise past Belmont 74-53

Associated Press

Alanna Smith finished with a double-double and No. 14 Stanford's defense clamped down in the second half as the Cardinal rolled to a 74-53 victory over Belmont on Friday night in the Play4Kay Showcase.

Texas defensive lineman Poona Ford (95) rushes during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

Shimonek rallies Texas Tech past Texas 27-23

- Associated Press

Nik Shimonek came off the bench in the fourth quarter to throw two touchdown passes and Texas Tech rallied to beat Texas 27-23 Friday night and earn a victory that could save coach Kliff Kingsbury's job.

Top 25 Capsules

- Associated Press

Freshman Marvin Bagley III had a career-high 34 points and added 15 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke rallied to defeat Texas 85-78 in overtime on Friday in the semifinals of the PK80 Invitational.

Roundtree 3 lifts Central Michigan past Cal Poly, 56-53

Associated Press

Shawn Roundtree drilled a 3-pointer with four seconds left in the game to lift Central Michigan past Cal Poly 56-53 on Friday night and send the Chippewas into the championship game of the Great Alaska Shootout.

Denham Springs man completes 50-state marathon running quest

- Associated Press

Claude Younger says he is goal-oriented, which is like saying a marathon is a long race. That's why most people never attempt one, and the Denham Springs resident laughed 10 years ago when a friend suggested he try.

In this photo provided by Bahamas Visual Services, Purdue center Isaac Haas (44) drives to the basket against Arizona during an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas. (Tim Aylen/Bahamas Visual Services Photo via AP)

No. 18 Purdue beats No. 2 Arizona 89-64 for 7th in Atlantis

- Associated Press

Purdue kept knocking down shots - 3-pointer after 3-pointer, with midrange jumpers thrown in - on the way to a lopsided win that allowed the 18th-ranked Boilermakers to close the Battle 4 Atlantis on a positive note.