NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — T.J. Oshie and Alexander Steen scored in the shootout, and the St. Louis Blues edged the Nashville Predators 4-3 Monday night. The Blues won the Central Division last season, but the Predators won the season series 4-1-1 with three of those games going to a shootout.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — George Hill scored 13 points, including a clinching free throw with 1.4 seconds remaining to give the Indiana Pacers an 82-81 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in the annual Martin Luther King Day game on Monday afternoon. On the ensuing inbounds, Rudy Gay's 24-footer over Paul George banked in, but it came after the buzzer, giving the Pacers their second straight.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky senior guard A'dia Mathies has earned Southeastern Conference player of the week honors for the first time this season. The reigning SEC player of the year averaged 22.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in two victories by the No. 5 Wildcats. She also shot 73 percent from 3-point range.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Now that John Calipari's young Kentucky squad has shown its capable of playing with the kind of intensity and teamwork it takes to dominate a conference opponent, the Wildcats coach would like his team to do it consistently. Kentucky is looking for its third consecutive win in Tuesday night's Southeastern Conference game at Alabama.
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