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. At least his Miami Marlins left San Francisco with a nice winning streak only a few days after being booed in their home ballpark. Robert Griffin III JerseyAmes, IA (Sports Network) – Royce White netted 18 points to go with nine rebounds and five assists as Iowa State pulled off a 72-64 upset of fifth- ranked Kansas on Saturday. Greg Jennings Womens Jersey . Melvin Ejim finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, while Scott Chirstopherson donated 14 points for the Cyclones (15-6, 5-3 Big 12), who snapped a 13-game losing streak to Kansas. “Royce has been shooting the heck out of the ball,” Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg said. “He hit two huge free throws down the stretch, those were as big of free throws as weve had all season, so Im proud of him for working at it and continuing to get better.” Tyshawn Taylor paced the Jayhawks (17-4, 7-1) with 16 points and 10 assists and Thomas Robinson netted 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Elijah Johnson, Jeff Withey and Travis Releford all donated 10 points for Kansas, which had its 10-game winning streak stopped. Down by one, 53-52, with under 8 1/2 minutes to play, Iowa State netted the next six points, capped by a White layup, to go ahead 58-53 with 4 1/2 minutes to go. A jumper by Johnson pulled Kansas within three, but White answered with a layup on Iowa States next trip down the floor to push the lead back to 60-55 with 3:43 left. Taylor dropped a jumper with 2:19 to play to make it 62-59. Robinson was forced to foul on the ensuing possession and White stepped up and calmly stroked two free throws to put the Cyclones up 64-59. Following a Johnson turnover, Iowa State put the nail in the coffin in the form of a Chris Babb three-pointer from the left wing with 56 seconds to play. The bucket put Iowa State ahead 67-59 and Kansas never recovered. Iowa State got off to a fast start, leading 19-11 with under 12 1/2 minutes to play in the opening half. Kansas closed the gap to 22-18, but the Cyclones used a 7-3 push to lead 29-21 with 5:37 to go in the first half. Kansas, though, roared back with a 10-0 run to grab a 31-29 lead. But it was Iowa State that took a 37-34 lead into the locker room. The Jayhawks opened the second half with an 11-2 burst to take a 45-39 edge. Christophersons two free throws, Anthony Bookers trey and Whites free throw gave the Cyclones a 51-49 lead with under 12 minutes to play. “You have to give them credit,” Kansas head coach Bill Self said. “When your guards combine for four rebounds and shoot long shots, thats a bad sign. I thought they were just more active and tougher than we were.” Game Notes Despite the loss, Kansas holds a dominant 171-59 edge over Iowa State in the all-time series…Iowa State shot 44.4 percent from the floor and 41.2 percent from beyond the arc, while Kansas shot 48 percent from the field and 6-of-17 from three-point range…Iowa State got the better of the play on the glass, outrebounding Kansas, 36-23…Iowa State got 15 points from its bench, while the Jayhawks bench produced five points…The game featured four ties and six lead changes. Rueben Randle Jersey . You can watch Game 3 RIGHT NOW on TSN. The Thunder followed a nice walk in the park in Game 1 of the set by stealing Game 2 on Wednesday when Durant scored the go-ahead basket with 18.6 seconds left as OKC closed the contest on a 9-0 run to beat the Lakers 77-75. Kevin Ogletree Jersey . Mike Davis added 13 points and nine rebounds for Illinois (19-12, 9-9 Big Ten), which need the victory to keep its NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Verdell Jones III was the lone player to reach double figures for Indiana (12-19, 3-15), finishing with 12 points. London Fletcher Jersey . PETERSBURG, Fla. Jason Pierre-Paul Youth Jersey . LOUIS — Matt Holliday found that elusive comfort zone. Sam Shields Jersey . — The Oakland Athletics have recalled right-hander Andrew Carignan from Triple-A Sacramento and optioned right-hander Graham Godfrey back to the River Cats. ORLANDO, Fla. — With a roster that has seemingly gotten thinner by the game over the past month, no wins have come easy for the Orlando Magic down the stretch. Its why the Magic expected to get a strong effort from a woeful Charlotte Bobcats team that came in battling against all-time NBA futility. The Bobcats hung tough, but the Magic made just shots from beyond the arc to hold on for a 102-95 victory Wednesday night, Charlottes 22nd consecutive loss. J.J. Redick had six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points as the Magic snapped a three-game losing streak and more importantly secured the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Ryan Anderson added 24 points and 13 rebounds and Jason Richardson had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Magic, who lost forward Glen Davis to a sprained right ankle. He is the latest injury to strike the Magics roster and drain an already shallow pool of Orlando big men following Dwight Howards season-ending back surgery last week. Davis limped off the court, though initial X-rays taken on the ankle in the locker room were negative. His status is day-to-day. “Obviously, it was good for us,” Redick said. “There was definitely some worry (about Davis). You immediately think to yourself How are we going to go forward if hes out for an extended period of time? But it sounds like hell be back this weekend. Hopefully hell have a great recovery.” Richardson said while it was nice to lock up a first-round matchup with Indiana, it wasnt at all their focus going into the game. “We just wanted to play and wanted to win a game,” Richardson said. “We havent won in a while, had some tough games and a tough road trip. I dont think anybody was thinking about what was going on with the playoffs. We just wanted to win.” D.J. Augustin led the Bobcats with 23 points, while Gerald Henderson had 17 and Derrick Brown 16. Charlotte (7-58) heads into its season finale on Thursday needing to beat New York to avoid the worst winning percentage in NBA history. The longest losing streak in NBA history was the 26 games by Cleveland last season. Should the Bobcats lose their finale against the Knicks, their 7-59 record and .106 winning percentage would eclipse the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers and their mark at .110, when they went 9-73. “Nobody in here is used to losing like we have lost this year,” Henderson said. “It just kind of humbles you and teaches you a lot about what it takes to be successful in this game. It also teaches you what it takes to have a good team in the NBA. Its a learning process and hopefully we will coome out with a win tomorrow. Mason Crosby Jersey. ” Bobcats coach Paul Silas said he was proud of his teams effort. “I was really happy with the way we played,” he said. “We just came up a little short, but we gave it our all.” The Magic were active early offensively and beginning to cruise late in the first quarter when Davis stepped on Byron Mullens foot and rolled his ankle. The injury couldnt have come at a more inopportune time for Orlando, which has seen starters Hedo Turkoglu (facial fracture) and Howard both undergo surgery in the past month. Howard, of course, is gone for the rest of the season as he continues rehabilitation in California. Turkoglu may return as early as Thursdays regular-season finale against Memphis and be ready for the post-season, but that is still to be determined. The Bobcats used the moment as a spark and rallied after Davis injury to cut what was a 17-point first-half deficit to 67-66 late in the third quarter. Orlando got it back up to 10 points entering the fourth quarter before seeing one final push by Charlotte. It was 89-84 when Henderson was whistled for his fifth personal foul and forced to the bench with just over 6 minutes to play. That was immediately followed by Richardsons third 3-pointer of the game to give the Magic a little more breathing room. A 3 a few possessions later by Redick made it 95-86 and following a Charlotte miss Redick nailed his final 3 of the game to push the lead back to 12 points with 4:26 to go. The Magic kept around a 15-point lead throughout the first half before seeing the Bobcats close the gap to 10 at the break. Orlando pulled away early by connecting on 10 of its 22 3-point attempts in the half, led by Redicks five 3s and 16 points. Anderson added 14 points and Jameer Nelson eight points and seven assists. “Basketball is a game of runs. They made their run and we made ours,” Nelson said. “Were very fortunate to come out with a victory.” Said Magic coach Stan Van Gundy: “It just keeps getting crazier by the day. … It was a good win even though the team youre playing is 50 games under .500.” Notes: The loss was Charlottes 11th straight on the road. … Brown left the game with a sprained right ankle in the fourth quarter. … The Magic improved to 25-5 when scoring 100 or more points. … Turkoglu has been cleared for contact by doctors after three weeks of rehab following surgery to repair facial fractures. He wore a new protective mask during the Magics morning walkthrough, but said it bothered him and needed to be adjusted before his return to action. ‘ ‘ ‘