Date: 12/17/2012 05:30 AM
Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
TORONTO (AP) – Seattle rookie quarterback Russell Wilson ran for three touchdowns and threw for another in leading the Seahawks to their second straight rout, a 50-17 win over the Bills yesterday in Buffalo’s annual home game in Toronto. Wilson scored on runs of 14, 25 and 4 yards and then hit Zach Miller for a 4-yard touchdown in helping the Seahawks score 31 points on their first five possessions. The defense then took over by forcing three consecutive turnovers to start the second half, including Earl Thomas scoring on 57-yard interception return.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Rookie Damian Lillard hit a 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers handed New Orleans its sixth straight loss with a 95-94 victory over the Hornets last night. J.J. Hickson had a season-high 24 points and added 16 rebounds for the Blazers.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The New Orleans Hornets have signed forward Dominic McGuire to shore up their frontcourt in the absence of Jason Smith, who is out with a right shoulder injury. Smith injured his shoulder in the Hornets’ loss at Oklahoma City on Wednesday and is expected to be out about two weeks.
SEATTLE (AP) – Jazmine Davis scored 19 points yesterday to lead Washington to a 62-48 win over Idaho. Aminah Williams had 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Huskies. Talia Walton had 12 points and Kristi Kingma grabbed 14 rebounds for Washington.
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