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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – Brad Tinsley hit a 15-foot jumper
with 4.5 seconds to play and No. 18 Vanderbilt beat Oregon State
64-62 last night in the championship game of the TicketCity Legends
Classic at Izod Center. John Jenkins, the tournament MVP, finished
with 14 points for the Commodores, who led by eight points with
10:10 to play. Devon Collier had 19 points for the Beavers, while
Ahmad Starks added 16.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Chehales Tapscott scored 19 points and
grabbed eight rebounds to lead Portland State to a 101-64 victory
over Linfield last night. Charles Odum added 16 points for the
Vikings, and Nate Lozeau had a double-double with 14 points and 12
rebounds. Zach Anderson led Linfield with 20 points, and Zach
Meikle had 12. Portland State led by as many as 37 points in the
second half on the way to its second victory.

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) – The Seattle Mariners are mourning
one of their own after outfielder Greg Halman was stabbed to death.
The 24-year-old Dutch player was found bleeding from a stab wound
at a home in The Netherlands. Rotterdam Police spokeswoman Patricia
Wessels says officers arrested Halman’s 22-year-old brother. She
declined to give his name, in line with Dutch privacy rules. No
charges have been filed.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Washington State quarterback Connor
Halliday will miss the Apple Cup against rival Washington this
weekend because of a lacerated liver suffered in an overtime loss
to Utah. He remained in stable condition in the ICU of Pullman
Regional Hospital yesterday. The redshirt freshman was admitted to
the hospital shortly after Saturday’s game, complaining of pain. He
suffered several hard hits during WSU’s 30-27 loss to Utah.

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