NW Sports from the AP

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from
The Associated Press

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State University says a
19-year-old football player collapsed last night and later died.
Athletics spokesman Steve Fenk says Fred Thompson was playing
basketball at a recreation center on the Corvallis campus when he
collapsed. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was
pronounced dead. Thompson was a true freshman defensive tackle from
Richmond, Calif. He would’ve turned 20 on Sunday.

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) – Reggie Moore came off a screen and hit a
jumper from the corner with just under a second left to lift
Washington State to a 66-64 win over Idaho. The Vandals had tied it
at 64 on Landon Tatum’s short jumper with 25 seconds left. Moore
scored 15 points and Brock Motum added 12 as the Cougars beat Idaho
for the ninth time in a row. Idaho was led by Stephen Madison with
18 points, the only Idaho player in double digits.

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) – Xavier Blount scored 19 points to lead
seven players in double figures as Montana State defeated
Willamette 109-64 last night. Blount hit 8 of 11 shots, including
all three of his 3-point attempts, for the Bobcats. Jamie Stewart
added 15 points, followed by Mohammed Fall with 13, and Michael
Dison and Shawn Reid with 12 each. Taylor Mounts and Joseph Jackson
had 11 points apiece for Willamette, which fell to 1-7.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Ryan Watkins had a career-high 19 points and
grabbed nine rebounds and Anthony Drmic scored 17 points to lead
Boise State past Portland 92-70 last night. Derrick Marks scored 16
points and Westly Perryman 13 as the Broncos won their fifth
consecutive game. Tim Douglas scored 17 points and Ryan Nicholas 14
for the Pilots, who have lost two games in a row and six of seven.

SEATTLE (AP) – Seattle Seahawks defensive end Raheem Brock has
been charged with drunken driving, more than a year after he was
pulled over and accused of driving 85 to 90 mph on Interstate 5.
The King County prosecutor’s office charged the 33-year-old in
district court, where he is due to be arraigned Dec. 21. A state
trooper’s report says Brock was stopped by a University of
Washington police officer early on Nov. 13, 2010.

SEATTLE (AP) – The Seattle Sounders believe they have found the
guy to take over for retiring goalkeeper Kasey Keller. Seattle
announced Wednesday the signing of Austrian goalkeeper Michael
Gspurning. The 30-year old, 6-foot-5 Gspurning has played the past
four seasons for Skoda Xanthi in Greece’s top division and has
three national team appearances for Austria. Terms of Gspurning’s
deal were not released by the Sounders.

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