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Martinez leads Wyoming over South Dakota 71-51

Martinez leads Wyoming over South Dakota 71-51

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Luke Martinez drilled 7 of 9 shots from 3-point range and scored 21 points to lead Wyoming over South Dakota 71-51 in the Global Sports Hoops Showcase on Thursday night.

Leonard Washington added 17 points and 11 rebounds, while Larry Nance Jr. scored 12 for Wyoming (3-0). Casey Kasperbauer had 12 to lead South Dakota (0-2), while Juevol Myles added 11 and Tyler Flack 10.

Martinez's fifth 3 of the game put the Cowboys ahead 46-26 early in the second half.

Washington keyed an early 9-1 run and his NBA-length 3-pointer put Wyoming up 28-16 at the 5:40 mark of the first half. The lead never shrank below single digits after that.

The Coyotes shot only 30 percent from the floor (18 of 53), while the Cowboys hit 46 percent (26 of 57).

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Wizards Tipoff podcast: Fallout from the Kawhi/DeRozan trade; Kevin Love questions

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Wizards Tipoff podcast: Fallout from the Kawhi/DeRozan trade; Kevin Love questions

On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast presented by Greenberg and Bederman, Chase Hugheswas joined by Nick Ashooh to break down the fallout from the trade involving Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan.

They looked at what it means for the Wizards and the East, as well as the Lakers and LeBron. Plus, they took fan questions, many of which centered on Kevin Love and the possibility of a trade to Washington.

You can listen to the episode right here:

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Ranking the 2018 Redskins Roster: Revealing 16-30

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Ranking the 2018 Redskins Roster: Revealing 16-30

At NBCSportsWashington.com, we projected the Redskins’ 53-man roster (offensedefense) right after minicamp.

Now we are taking it one step further and ranking the 53 players we think will make the team.

The rankings are determined by who we think will have the most impact on the 2018 Redskins. No consideration was given for past performance or for what a particular player might do down the road. We’ll be revealing the rankings between now and the start of training camp. 

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Today we are continuing to reveal the list of the players we ranked from 16-30.

Here are some of the players in our latest update:

—The team’s top draft pick (but not the second pick, who is in a higher-ranked group).  

—Two of the anticipated starting offensive linemen

—The team’s leading rusher from 2016

<<CLICK HERE FOR OUR 2018 REDSKINS RANKINGS, PLAYERS 53-16>>