NW Sports from the AP

Date: 12/02/2013 05:00 AM

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press


LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Portland Trail Blazers blew most of a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-108 Sunday night for their 12th victory in 13 games. LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and nine rebounds. Damian Lillard had 26 points and nine assists.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Gary Bell Jr. scored 15 points to lead No. 11 Gonzaga to an 86-51 victory over Coppin State. Reserves Gerard Coleman added 14 and Kyle Dranginis 12 for Gonzaga, which posted its largest margin of victory this season.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Richard Amardi scored 14 points to lead five players in double figures for No. 14 Oregon in an 82-61 win over Cal Poly. Joseph Young scored 13 points and Johnathan Loyd added a season-high 13 points, five assists and five rebounds for the Ducks.

UNDATED (AP) __ Elsewhere in college basketball, Pacific put away North Dakota 93-76 in a Global Sports Challenge matchup. Cleveland Melvin scored 23 points and had seven rebounds to lead DePaul to a 93-81 win over Oregon State. Thomas van der Mars scored 17 points, Alec Wintering had a career-high 10 assists and Portland cruised past Southern Utah 86-57. And Ronald Roberts scored 21 points and St. Joseph’s beat Washington State 72-67 Sunday in the fifth-place game at the Old Spice Classic.


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