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EJ Tackett captures first PBA win

op qualifier EJ Tackett of Huntington, Ind., threw a string of seven consecutive strikes to defeated Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Pa., 256-213, to win the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Southwest Open and his first PBA Tour title Sunday at South Plains Lanes.

Courtesy: FIBA

Swanigan scores eight points in USA’s 103-81 win over Croatia

In a dominating performance from start to finish, the USA behind 22 points from Jayson Tatum(Chaminade College Prep/St. Louis, Mo.), manhandled Croatia (1-1) 103-81 Sunday evening to improve to 2-0 and position itself to earn Preliminary Round Group A’s No. 1 seed for the Round of 16 at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Heraklion, Greece.