NW Sports from the AP

Date: 12/24/2015 04:59 AM

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

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Anthony Davis scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 115-89 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers last night. Tyreke Evans nearly added a triple-double, scoring 24 points to go with nine rebounds and eight assists and reserve Jrue Holiday had 19 points as New Orleans won two straight games for just the second time this season.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Kyle Wiltjer scored 20 of his 26 points in the first half, Domantas Sabonis had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Gonzaga beat Loyola Marymount 85-62 last night for its 13th straight victory in the series. The Bulldogs have beaten LMU 27 straight times at home, dating to Feb. 7, 1991.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Alec Wintering scored a career-high 34 points to lead Portland to an 87-79 win over Pepperdine last night. Wintering was 11-of-15 shooting from the field for the Pilots (8-7, 2-0 West Coast Conference). Bryce Pressley made four 3-pointers and scored 15 points, and Jarrel Marshall added 10 points for the Pilots, who made 10 3-pointers.

SEATTLE (AP) – Lake Stevens quarterback Jacob Eason has added another honor to an already impressive prep resume after being voted the Associated Press Washington state player of the year for all classifications. Eason was announced the AP state player of the year on Wednesday following voting of sports writers and editors from around the state. Eason was also voted the Class 4A player of the year.


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