Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jonathon Niese outpitched Cole Hamels with six strong innings, ending the Texas left-hander's career-best winning streak at 12 games in Pittsburgh's 9-1 interleague victory over the Rangers Friday night. Hamels gave up eight hits and six runs — five earned — in four and two thirds innings.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Angel McCoughtry had 26 points and nine rebounds on Friday night, and the Atlanta Dream pulled away late to beat the Dallas Wings 102-93. Plenette Pierson and Aerial Powers had 16 points each at playing on their home court in Arlington, Texas.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Haley Peters scored all of her 16 points in the fourth quarter to help the San Antonio Stars rally from a 15-point deficit and beat the Chicago Sky 79-78 Friday night. Monique Curry made three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points, while Kayla Alexander and Kayla McBride scored 10 apiece for San Antonio.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Texas scored nine runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to rally from five down and defeat Oklahoma State 12-8 at the Big 12 Conference Tournament Friday night. The win sends the Longhorns into a Saturday matchup with TCU.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alex Wise had two hits and drove in five runs as Oklahoma totaled 17 hits to eliminate top seed Texas Tech with a 17-4 victory at the Big 12 Conference Tournament on Friday. The Sooners advance to face West Virginia on Saturday morning, while the Red Raiders await their NCAA Tournament destination after back-to-back losses following an opening win over Kansas State on Wednesday.

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Kyle Simonds pitched another strong game against Vanderbilt and Texas A and M scored seven runs in the first inning of a 13-3 win Friday, advancing in the Southeastern Conference tournament. The Aggies will face Mississippi Saturday for a berth in the championship game.