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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

(AP) - No. 6 Oklahoma and No. 12 West Virginia meet in a regular-season finale with the winner headed to the Big 12 championship game. The loser could also make it to the December 1 title game, but would need help. The Sooners and Mountaineers play Friday night, after Texas plays at Kansas. The Longhorns clinch a spot in the Big 12 title game if they beat the Jayhawks.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Garrison Mathews had 23 points, Kenny Cooper scored 17 and Lipscomb held on to upset No. 18 TCU 73-64, giving the Bisons their first win over a Top 25 team. Lipscomb, the ASUN Conference preseason favorite, had been 0-13 against ranked teams. TCU had won 18 consecutive November games since 2015.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Noah Dickerson scored a season-high 24 points, and Washington overcame foul trouble and terrible shooting in the first half to rally for a 71-67 win over Texas A&M. Trailing by as many as 13 in the first half, Washington (4-1) found its shooting touch in the second half and its zone defense started to cause problems for the Aggies.

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - There are several potential explanations for improved play from the Dallas offensive line. The Cowboys are adjusting to the season-long absence of center Travis Frederick. Xavier Su'a-Filo is a solid replacement for injured rookie Connor Williams. A position coaching change to former Dallas lineman Marc Colombo provided a spark. Better blocking helped in consecutive road wins after the Cowboys started 0-4 away from home. Now Dallas can tie Washington for the NFC East lead on Thanksgiving.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Adrian Beltre of the Texas Rangers is retiring after 21 seasons and 3,166 hits. The 39-year-old third baseman hit 477 home runs. He was a four-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove winner. He says his decision came after "careful consideration and many sleepless nights."

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jarrett Culver poured in 26 points, Matt Mooney scored 15 and Texas Tech overcame a slow start to beat Nebraska 70-52 on Tuesday night in the title game of the Hall of Fame Classic. Isaac Copeland Jr. led the Huskers with 20 points. Southern California routed Missouri State 99-80 in the third-place game.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Catcher Jeff Mathis and the Texas Rangers have finalized a $6.25 million, two-year contract. He gets $3.25 million next year and $3 million in 2020. The 35-year-old is among baseball's top defensive catchers. The Rangers later Tuesday added four players to their major league roster, including right-hander Edinson Volquez.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon is the fifth person other than Larry Nassar to be charged during investigations of his sexual abuse of women and girls. The 71-year-old Simon was charged Tuesday with lying to police in Michigan about a 2014 campus probe of a complaint filed against Nassar by a patient. Her attorney calls the charges "completely baseless."

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