NW Sports from the AP

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PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Brendon Lavender scored 15 points and
Jesse Perry had two late baskets that lifted Arizona over
Washington State 76-72. Kyle Fogg had 14 points and Perry 13 for
Arizona, which won its fifth game in a row and remains in the hunt
for the Pac-12 title. Brock Motum scored 28 points for Washington
State, but missed four free throws in the final minutes.

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) – Chasson Randle matched his season high
with 24 points, Aaron Bright added 20 and Stanford beat Oregon
State 87-82. Anthony Brown had 11 points, and Josh Owens added nine
points and recorded his 500th career rebound for the Cardinal.
Jared Cunningham scored 22 points and Roberto Nelson 19 for the
Beavers, who lost their third in a row.

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Dennis Kramer’s game highs of 22 points and 11
rebounds helped San Diego edge Portland 78-75 in overtime last
night. Christopher Anderson had 10 points and 13 assists while
Johnny Dee scored 12 for the Toreros, who swept the season series.
The Pilots got 18 points from Kevin Bailey and 11 from Tim Douglas.
Portland has lost nine of its last 10 games.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Nnemkadi Ogwumike (nehm-KAH’-dee
ah-GWOO’-mih-kay) had 27 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 3
Stanford to a 78-45 win over Oregon State last night. Chiney
Ogwumike added 10 points and Joslyn Tinkle had seven points and 14
rebounds for Stanford, which led by as many as 38 in the second
half. Alyssa Martin had 11 points for Oregon State.

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) – Kali Bennett set a school record by blocking
nine shots as Arizona State defeated Washington 47-41. Olivia Major
hit four 3-pointers among her career-high 14 points and Bennett
scored 10 for the Sun Devils, who swept the season series. Regina
Rogers had a double-double for the Huskies with 13 points and 11
rebounds. Jazmine Davis added 12 points.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Erin Butler scored 21 points, leading four
Arizona players in double figures, and the Wildcats snapped an
eight-game losing streak in decisive fashion last night with a
90-51 win over Washington State. Davellyn White had 19 points, 11
rebounds and six assists for Arizona. Brandi Thomas led Washington
State with 14 points and Rosetta Adzasu had 10 points.

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