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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – LeBron James had 38 points and 11 rebounds
and the Miami Heat resumed their season with a 107-93 rout of the
Portland Trail Blazers last night, extending their winning streak
to nine games. Dwyane (dwayn) Wade added 33 points and 10 assists
for the Heat. LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points for the Blazers.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Devoe Joseph scored 24 points and Garrett
Sim 19 for Oregon in a 90-81 victory over Colorado last night.
Carlos Emory added 14 points for the Ducks who shot 61.5 percent in
the second half to overcome a 41-36 deficit at halftime. Oregon is
tied for third place with Arizona in the Pac-12 with only a game
against Utah left in the regular season.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Jared Cunningham had 17 points and six
assists, Joe Burton added 13 points and seven rebounds, and Oregon
State snapped a five-game losing streak with a 77-67 win over Utah
last night. Ahmad Starks added 13 points for the Beavers, who
boosted their hopes of posting a winning season for only the second
time since 1990.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Terrence Ross scored 18 points and Washington
defeated Southern California 80-58 last night to clinch at least a
share of the Pac-12 regular-season title. The Huskies can win the
conference title outright for just the second time since 1953 if
they beat UCLA on Saturday and complete a sweep of the Los Angeles
schools for only the third time since 1979.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Lazeric Jones scored 18 points, Tyler Lamb
added 16 and UCLA routed Washington State 78-46 last night. David
Wear scored all 13 of his points after halftime and Jerime Anderson
added nine assists for the Bruins. Brock Motum scored 18 as the
only player in double-figures for Washington State. UCLA won for
the seventh straight time in the series.

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