Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) – Kyle Wiltjer had 24 points and Domantas Sabonis added 17 yesterday, sending No. 10 Gonzaga past Washington 80-64 in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. The Bulldogs led by 17 at halftime and were ahead by 24 early in the second half. The Huskies drew to 11 after Wiltjer was called for his fourth foul. This was the first time the teams have met since 2006.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Dwayne Benjamin scored 25 points, Chris Boucher had 17 points and a school-record nine blocks, and No. 21 Oregon rolled to a 91-68 victory over Arkansas State last night. Tyler Dorsey added 15 points and Elgin Cook had 13 for the Ducks (5-0), who made 20 of 24 free throws in the second half.
KENT, Wash. (AP) – Jack Crook scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds as Seattle beat NAIA University of Great Falls 58-48 last night. Crook was 8 of 11 from the field for the Redhawks (2-3). William Powell had 13 points, six rebounds and four assists. Jadon Cohee and Aaron Menzies added nine points apiece. The team averaged 44.9 percent shooting from the field and 61.1 percent from the line.
RENO, Nev. (AP) – Marqueze Coleman scored 21 points with six assists and four rebounds as Nevada beat Portland State 76-73 last night. Eric Cooper Jr.’s 3 off an assist from Coleman with 2:37 to play gave the Wolfpack the lead for good at 70-67. Isaiah Pineiro made 1 of 2 free throws to cut the lead to two. Portland State (2-2) was led by Cameron Forte’s 23 points and nine rebounds.
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