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Nuggets lose sixth straight (0:50)
Nuggets pass goes off the noggin (0:16)
Mudiay goes over-the-shoulder to Arthur (0:13)
Jokic's no-look pass attempt is amusing (0:14)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nuggets scored only five points in the third quarter, the fewest the Mavs have allowed in a quarter in franchise history. Denver was 2-of-19 with seven turnovers in the frame and did not score until a transition layup by Kenneth Faried with 3:05 remaining.

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Wesley Matthews missed shootaround due to an illness but will play against the Nuggets. "I've played through worse," he said.

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JaVale McGee is a fantasy hail mary

The Mavs reserve big man is getting eased back into things as he returns from his leg injury. If McGee is on the court on Saturday, he might be able to put up some points against his former team. DFS best buys (Insider)

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Giants watching things fall their way

Talk about a fruitful vacation. Since they last played, the Giants have watched their NFC East brethren lose four of five games. A win on Sunday would leave New York up two games in the division with five weeks to go.

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Texas could be tiebreaker for CFP spot

No. 3 Oklahoma shares a common opponent with No. 6 Notre Dame. The Sooners' loss to Texas could be costly.

Brandon Chatmon ESPN Staff Writer 

If you want to base it off tonight, I think we are. Anytime you can get a win over a Top 10 opponent its always good to see what they say. -- TCU QB Trevone Boykin on if the Horned Frogs are worthy of a New Years Six Bowl. TCU is No. 19 in the College Football Playoff rankings.

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J.J. Barea out at least 3 more games

The Mavs guard is dealing with a sprained ankle and coach Rick Carlisle said his return is more week-to-week than day-to-day: "He probably won't play the next three [games] and we'll go from there. He is going to travel on the trip next week as we plan right now."


TCU punter survives Oakman, gets punt off

Star Baylor lineman Shaun Oakman put a huge hit on TCU punter Ethan Perry, but Perry was still somehow able to get the punt off.

TCU's victory in 15 seconds (0:15)
TCU wins 2 OT battle with Baylor (2:16)
Segun, Stars win in shootout (1:49)

Heather Dinich ESPN Staff Writer 

TCU's double OT win over Baylor knocked the Bears out of the CFP and race for the Big 12 title, leaving Oklahoma vs. Ok State the de facto Big 12 title game. The league needs the Sooners to win because they are currently No. 3 and its best shot at a one-loss champ in the top four. The Cowboys sit at No. 11, clearly not a top team right now in the eyes of the committee. If Bama, Clemson and Big Ten take three spots, Ok St could be left out in favor of ND, or possibly even Stanford. Big 12 fans should root for Stanford tomorrow, and then for Stanford to lose in Pac-12 title game -- just to be safe.

Patterson's play-calling won the game (1:51)

No. 19 TCU beats No. 7 Baylor in double OT

Baylor's Devin Chafin was stonewalled on 4th-and-1 by the TCU defense, giving the Horned Frogs the 28-21 win in double overtime, dashing Baylor's hopes of the College Football Playoff.