Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle on Harrison Barnes (19 points, 8-14 FG, 9 rebounds in Dallas debut): "He's a champion. He's a big-time player. I knew he was going to play well, and he did. And I'm not surprised."

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was back on the practice field for the second straight day as he continues his return from a compression fracture in his back. He did not go through the pre-practice stretching but he is in his practice jersey and helmet. Like Wednesday, he threw passes in pat and go and ball security drills.

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2hJeremy Crabtree

Rival recruiters ready to pounce on Texas

Questions about Charlie Strong's job have cratered Texas' recruiting. Changing coaches might help, but the Horns have yet to pick up recruiting steam.

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Big day for Trevino in AFL action

Rangers prospect Jose Trevino went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, two RBIs and three runs scored for the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League on Wednesday. Box score

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4hMax Olson

Week 9 in the Big 12: What to watch for

This week in the Big 12, Baylor takes aim at Texas after a week off, West Virginia faces a tough matchup at Oklahoma State and more.

Ball control, passing seem foreign to Mavs, Pacers (0:27)
Turner logs double-double as Pacers top Mavericks in OT (1:06)
Turner punctuates big night with dunk in OT (0:34)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Indiana's Myles Turner will be a problem for opponents for a long time. The 20-year-old's line in the season-opening OT win over the Mavs: 30 points, 13-19 FG, 16 rebounds, 4 blocks, 2 steals, plus-25 in 37 minutes.

Barnes' 3-pointer sends Mavs' game with Pacers to OT (0:36)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Forget about Harrison Barnes' preseason shooting problems. He's 6-of-12 tonight and just hit a 3 to tie it up with 2.3 seconds left in Indiana.