Demondre Chapman scored 17 points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked four shots as the eighth-seeded Prairie View A&M Panthers cruised past the ninth-seeded Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils, 79-63, in a first-round matchup of the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament at Toyota Center.
Jaromir Jagr netted the game winner early in the third period, and Martin Brodeur picked up a milestone victory thanks to 30 saves, as New Jersey clipped Philadelphia, 2-1, in a Metropolitan Division clash on Tuesday.
Chris Thomas scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the 14th-seeded Marshall Thundering Herd narrowly edged out the 11th-seeded Florida Atlantic Owls, 63-59, in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament at Don Haskins Center.
Kevin Durant registered his 11th 40- point game of the season and Serge Ibaka grabbed 16 rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder snap a two-game slide with a 106-98 triumph over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday from Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Michael Murray netted 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the seventh-seeded Coppin State Eagles outlasted the 10th- seeded Bethune-Cookman Wildcats, 75-68, in the opening round of the Mid- Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament at Norfolk Scope Arena.
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