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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and eight
rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers got off to a slow start but
pulled away to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-78. Wesley Matthews
added 24 points for the Blazers, who led by as many as 24. Kyrie
Irving, the top pick in last June’s NBA draft, had 21 points.
Antawn Jamison, who was Cleveland’s top scorer going into the game,
made a 3-pointer for his only basket of the game.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Allen Crabbe scored a career-high 26 points
with six 3-pointers and California surged past Oregon in the second
half to win 77-60 yesterday. Jorge Gutierrez also scored 18 and
Justin Cobbs added 15 points for the Golden Bears, who beat the
Ducks for the eighth time in a row. Crabbe, who also had 12
rebounds, keyed a 23-5 run in the second half that put Cal up 55-38
with 8:55 to play. Crabbe scored 11 points in that stretch.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Chasson Randle’s layup with 37 seconds
left in the fourth overtime provided the winning points Saturday in
Stanford’s 103-101 win over Oregon State. Randle had a game-high 24
points for Stanford, which avoided a conference road sweep after
losing two days earlier at Oregon. An off-balance 3-pointer by
Oregon State’s Roberto Nelson that would have won the game was off
the mark. Nelson and Jared Cunningham had 19 points apiece for
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Defending champion Ryan Villopoto won the
season opener of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, beating Chad
Reed and Ryan Dungey at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday.
Villopoto, the Kawasaki rider from Poulsbo, Wash., won for the
second year in a row, beating Reed by 12.2 seconds.
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