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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Andre Roberson made the go-ahead layup with
10 seconds remaining, lifting Pac-12 newcomer Colorado to a 63-62
win over Oregon in the league tournament’s quarterfinals. Carlon
Brown had 18 points and Roberson added 12 points and 10 rebounds
for the sixth-seeded Buffaloes, who advanced to today’s semifinals
against No. 2 seed California.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jared Cunningham hit a go-ahead layup with
31.8 seconds left, and ninth-seeded Oregon State blew a 15-point
lead in the second half before rallying for a thrilling 86-84
victory over top-seeded Washington yesterday in the Pac-12
tournament quarterfinals. Cunningham scored 18 points. Devon
Collier had 19 points and seven rebounds for the Beavers.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Nnemkadi Ogwumike (nehm-KAH’-dee
ah-GWOO’-mih-kay) scored 18 points to help second-ranked Stanford
beat Washington 76-57 yesterday and advance to the semifinals of
the Pac-12 tournament. Younger sister Chiney Ogwumike had 16 points
and 11 rebounds. The Cardinal will play today against Arizona
State, a 68-53 winner over Arizona.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – April Cook scored 15 points off the bench,
Jazmine Perkins added 12 and Washington State rode its long-range
shooting to a 69-55 upset of third-seeded Southern Cal yesterday in
the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals. Rosie Tarnowski added 11
points for the 11th-seeded Cougars. Washington State will play No.
2 seed California in the semifinals today.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Werner Nistler scored 14 points and Khyan
Rayner 12 as Jesuit pulled away late in the fourth quarter to beat
David Douglas 54-45 yesterday in the OSAA Class 6A boys basketball
quarterfinals. Nistler scored 12 of his 14 points during the first
quarter. Jeremiah Harris had 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead
David Douglas.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Kenyan Middleton had 34 points and Milwaukie
defeated top-ranked Mountain View 69-63 in an OSAA Class 5A
quarterfinal game yesterday. C.J. Hubbard added 12 points for the
Mustangs, who made 14 of 16 free throws and were 8-for-9 from field
in the final quarter. James Reid had 27 points for the Cougars.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Tanner Omlid scored 33 points and
top-ranked Central defeated Roosevelt 57-42 in an OSAA Class 5A
boys quarterfinal game yesterday. Omlid hit 11 of 13 shots from the
field and made 10 of 16 free throw attempts for the Panthers, who
swept the Oregon West Conference. Antonio McCowan had 21 points for
the RoughRiders.

MESA, Ariz. (AP) – Dustin Ackley hit a three-run homer to extend
his torrid start to spring training, and the Seattle Mariners beat
the Chicago Cubs 10-3. Ackley is 5 for 11 with four hits for extra
bases: two doubles, a triple and a home run. Seattle’s Kevin
Millwood allowed only one run on four hits in three innings; Cubs
starter Chris Volstad allowed one hit in three scoreless innings.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Led by Aliy Zirkle, four mushers who
have already taken their mandatory 24-hour layovers have left the
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race mid-point of Cripple en route to the
next checkpoint at Ruby, on the Yukon River. Listed in second place
last night was 2004 champion Mitch Seavey, followed by defending
champion John Baker and Dallas Seavey.

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