Date: 12/15/2015 04:59 AM
Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat New Orleans 105-101 last night, their seventh straight win over the Pelicans. Gerald Henderson added 19 points off the bench for the Blazers. He matched his career high with four 3-pointers.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Domantas Sabonis had 21 points and 13 rebounds, and Kyle Wiltjer added 18 points and 11 boards to help Gonzaga beat Division II Saint Martin’s last night after dropping out of The Associated Press Top 25 poll earlier for the first time since the 2013-14 season. Freshman Bryan Alberts made his first start for Gonzaga (7-3), replacing struggling Silas Melson, and finished with 14 points on 4-of-5 shooting from 3-point range.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) – Rhett Harrelson scored a season-high 25 points while Torrion Brummitt and Justin Browning added 18 points apiece to help Western Carolina cruise to a 97-80 win over Eastern Washington last night. Mike Brown finished with 17 points for the Catamounts (4-6). Brummitt made 7 of 10 field goals and grabbed seven rebounds while Browning scored a career-high, on 6-of-9 shooting, and pulled down eight boards. Brown and Harrelson hit three 3-pointers apiece.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Mike Hoffman had two goals and an assist to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings last night. Kyle Turris, Erik Karlsson and Mika Zibanejad also scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson made 33 saves in his 15th straight start. Jamie McBain, Tyler Toffoli and Jake Muzzin scored for Los Angeles.
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