NW Sports Minute from the AP

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from
The Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Sacramento Kings snapped a
five-game losing streak by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 95-92
last night. The Blazers had beaten the Kings in 12 of the previous
13 games. LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 14 rebounds for the
Blazers, who have lost four straight on the road.

PROVO, Utah (AP) – Noah Hartsock had 24 points and 14 rebounds
to lead BYU to an 83-73 win over No. 24 Gonzaga last night. The
Bulldogs were only 3 of 19 from 3-point range, and BYU had 22
points off 19 turnovers.

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Brock Motum scored 26 points to lead
Washington State past Southern California 60-53 last night. Motum
was hot from the onset, scoring 11 of the Cougars’ first 16 points.

SEATTLE (AP) – Terrence Ross scored 10 of Washington’s final 12
points to finish with 22, and the Huskies overcame a 10-point
deficit with seven minutes remaining to stun UCLA 71-69 last night.
Ross scored 18 points in the second half and made 9 of 12 shots
overall. Tony Wroten added 13 points and Darnell Gant had 12 for
the Huskies, who retained at least a share of the conference lead.

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Colorado remained unbeaten at home in
Pac-12 play with an 82-60 victory over Oregon State last night.
Colorado scored 22 fast-break points and 16 points off 15 turnovers
by Oregon State. It was the worst loss of the year for the Beavers.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Devoe Joseph scored 20 points and Oregon
used a late 11-0 run to beat Utah 79-68 last night. Carlos Emory
had a perfect shooting night, making all four field goal attempts
and all five free throws for 14 points in the Ducks’ fifth win in
their last six games.

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