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Posted on February 17, 2013 at 9:05 AM

Updated Sunday, Feb 17 at 9:06 AM

HOUSTON (AP) — Toronto rookie Terrence Ross beat defending champion Jeremy Evans to win the slam-dunk contest during All-Star Saturday night. The 6-foot-6 Ross jumped over a ball boy, whipped the ball between his legs and threw down a one-handed slam to clinch this year's dunking prize in Houston.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Deniz Kilicli scored a career-high 25 points as West Virginia held off a formidable comeback by Texas Tech for a 66-64 victory yesterday. A potentially game-winning shot by the Red Raiders' Josh Gray hit the front of the rim at the buzzer in Morgantown, West Virginia. Texas Tech sixth-man Jaye Crockett had a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rod Odom scored 19 points and Dai-Jon Parker added a career-high 17 points to lead Vanderbilt to a 63-56 victory over Texas A and M last night. Elston Turner, coming off a 37-point performance against Mississippi on Wednesday, scored 14 points and Ray Turner added 10 for the Aggies in Nashville.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ryan Villopoto had a dominant effort to earn his third Supercross victory of the season yesterday at Cowboys Stadium. He led every lap of the main event in Arlington. Villopoto moved into sole possession of third in the championship with his 27th career 450SX Class victory.

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