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Posted on February 21, 2013 at 4:05 AM

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 20 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 105-100 win over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night. Irving was coming off an impressive showing at All-Star weekend in Houston and scored 11 consecutive points for the Cavaliers as they broke away from an 83-all tie in the final 4:23.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU's new offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will receive a three-year contract worth $600,000 this season but going up to $1.3 million in 2014 and $1.5 in 2015. The school announced details of the agreement on Wednesday.

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Raheem Appleby led seven Louisiana Tech players in double figures with 15 points as it steamrolled NAIA's Central Baptist 118-48 Wednesday night. Isaiah Massey, Kenyon McNeail, Michale Kyser, Stojan Gjuroski, Cordarius Johnson and Gilbert Talbot helped Louisiana Tech set a season-high for points scored and set a program record for its 16th straight victory.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Stewart are among the elite NASCAR stars still looking to fill sponsorship spots this season. Earnhardt has about one-third of the 36 Sprint Cup races without a primary sponsor available for the No. 88 Chevrolet. Stewart-Haas Racing has about 20 races spread out over three cars that need a top sponsor.

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