Petty, No. 18 Alabama rain in 3s, beat LSU 105-75

Alabama coach Nate Oats was concerned his team might lose its sense of urgency when it took the court as a member of the AP Top 25 for the first time in three seasons. John Petty quickly calmed his coach down. CLICK

Mitchell scores 28, Jazz beat Pelicans 118-102

Donovan Mitchell had 28 points and seven rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-102 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Mitchell also made four of Utah’s 21 3-pointers. Jordan Clarkson added 18 points, six rebounds, and