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CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Ahmad Starks had 16 points and Oregon
State pulled away in the second half for a 71-46 win yesterday over
Montana. Jared Cunningham added 14 points, Roberto Nelson had 11
and Devon Collier scored 10 for the 6-1 Beavers, who, are off to
their best start since 1980-81, when they started 26-0. The
Grizzlies trailed by 13 at halftime and got within nine early in
the second half before Oregon State went on a 20-4 run.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Jonah Travis came off the bench to score
19 points and grab 10 rebounds in 19 minutes as Harvard remained
undefeated with an 80-70 nonconference victory over Seattle
yesterday. Laurent Rivard added 14 points for the Crimson, who are
off to an 8-0 start for the first time since the 1984-85 season.
Harvard also won its 19th consecutive game at home. Seattle led
only once, 4-2 with 1:07 gone in the game.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Amanda Johnson had 23 points and 13 rebounds
yesterday as Oregon defeated Portland 88-78. Jasmin Holliday added
20 points and Danielle Love had a career-high 16 points to go along
with 10 rebounds for the Ducks, who, at 7-1, are off to their best
start in six seasons. ReZina TecleMariam led the Pilots with 20
points, hitting 6 of 11 3-point attempts. Portland’s Natalie Day
and Cassandra Brown added 11 points each.

SEATTLE (AP) – Jazmine Davis scored 18 points to help Washington
to an 80-46 win over Long Beach State yesterday. Regina Rogers
added 12 points and grabbed six rebounds for the Huskies, and
Mollie Williams added 10 points. Alex Sanchez led all scorers with
20 points for Long Beach State. After a sluggish start to the
second half, Washington was able to expand its 39-23 halftime lead.
A 3-pointer from Williams put Washington up 70-39.

UNDATED (AP) – No. 15 Baylor has accepted an invite to play
Washington in the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio on Dec. 29. The Robert
Griffin-led Bears finished the season with five consecutive wins
for their longest streak since 1991. The Bears’ nine wins are their
most since 1986. Washington is in a bowl for the second consecutive
year under third-year coach Steve Sarkisian. The game could also be
Griffin’s final contest as a collegian.

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