Colts, Saints advance...Easy as 1-2-3...Ok. St., Duke lose...Durant lights up Wolves

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Associated Press

Posted on January 5, 2014 at 2:07 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts have pulled off the second-greatest comeback in an NFL postseason victory, storming back from a 38-10 deficit early in the second half to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 45-44. The Colts didn't take their first lead of the day until Andrew Luck hit a streaking T.Y. Hilton for a 64-yard touchdown with 4:21 remaining. Luck threw three of his four touchdowns after halftime, and Hilton finished with 13 receptions for 244 yards and two TDs.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Saints blew a 20-7 lead in the second half before Shayne Graham hit a 32-yard field goal as time expired to give New Orleans a 26-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC wild-card game. Drew Brees (breez) was 20 of 30 for 250 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions as the Saints earned their first road playoff win. Nick Foles had two touchdown passes, including a three-yard throw that put the Eagles ahead 24-23 with 4:54 remaining.

UNDATED (AP) — The nation's top-3 men's basketball teams remain unbeaten after winning Saturday afternoon. Nick Johnson scored 24 points and top-ranked Arizona improved to 15-0 by beating Washington 71-62. Second-ranked Syracuse beat Miami 49-44 behind C.J. Fair's 15 points, and Amedeo Della Valley had 15 points as No. 3 Ohio State ripped Nebraska 84-53.

UNDATED (AP) — Sixth-ranked Oklahoma State and No. 7 Duke were losers on Saturday. Marcus Foster scored 17 points and Nino Williams made two free throws with 5.7 seconds left to lead Kansas State past the Cowboys 74-71. Notre Dame won its ACC debut as Erik Atkins scored seven of his 19 points during a 20-4 run in the second half of a 79-77 upset of the Blue Devils.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 23 of his season-high 48 points in the fourth quarter of the Thunder's 115-111 victory at Minnesota. Durant allowed Oklahoma City to rally from a 13-point deficit, hitting four 3-pointers in the final period and adding the tiebreaking jumper with four seconds left. He also iced the victory by hitting two free throws with about two seconds remaining.

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