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Former Texas Tech defensive back Douglas Coleman was among seven players who signed free-agent deals with the Ottawa Redblacks, the Canadian Football League team announced Thursday.
Coleman started 25 games for Tech from 2016 through 2019 and intercepted eight passes his senior year. The Denver Broncos signed him as a free agent after the 2020 NFL draft.
Ottawa finished 3-11 this season.
COMMERCE — Dyani Robinson scored 18 points and No. 6 Texas A&M-Commerce rallied past No. 2 Lubbock Christian University 66-62 Thursday night in an early showdown in the Lone Star Conference.
Chania Wright added 12 points and Desiray Kernal 11 for A&M-Commerce (12-1, 1-1), which trailed by 11 points twice in the second quarter and was down 36-28 at halftime. The Lions outscored the Lady Chaps 25-15 in the third quarter, however, and never trailed after a basket by Robinson put them ahead 55-53 with 7:48 left.
After Allie Schulte hit a 3-point goal that drew LCU within 64-62 with 31 seconds remaining, Dorian Norris made two free throws with 18 seconds left for the final margin.
LCU was picked first and A&M-Commerce second in the preseason poll for the 17-team conference.
Grace Foster poured in 20 points for LCU, matching a season high for the freshman from Childress. The Lady Chaps got 12 points apiece from Laynee Burr and Schulte and 11 from Juliana Robertson.
Texas Tech opened the season at home Thursday, beating Abilene Christian 6-1 and UT-Rio Grande Valley 7-0 at the McLeod Tennis Center.
Against UTRGV, Tech’s Olle Wallin, Franco Ribero, Reed Collier, Dimitrios Azoidis, Piotr Pawlak and Takeyasu Sekiguchi won singles matches 1 through 6, all in straight sets.