NW Sports from the AP

Date: 01/05/2016 04:59 AM

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

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Zach Randolph had 26 points and 18 rebounds off the bench, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Trail Blazers 91-78 last night to spoil Damian Lillard’s return to the Portland lineup. Lillard missed seven games for the Blazers because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot. Lillard looked rusty at the start of his return and the Grizzlies took advantage, leading by as many as 20 early in the fourth quarter.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jordin Canada scored 24 points and No. 15 UCLA defeated 11th-ranked Oregon State 71-51 last night for the Bruins’ first victory over a ranked opponent in over two years. Canada hit all four of her 3-point attempts – a career high – in helping the Bruins (11-3, 3-0 Pac-12) end their 21-game skid against ranked opponents. Jamie Weisner was the only Beaver in double figures with 19 while in foul trouble.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Temi Fagbenle scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and the USC Women of Troy beat Oregon 74-67 last night to snap a two-game Pac-12 losing skid. Aliyah Mazyck added 18 points for the Trojans (13-2, 1-2 Pac-12), who shot 49.1 percent from the field.

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Maria Kostourkova scored 17 points and Mariah Cooks added 11 points and 12 rebounds as Washington State earned its 10th win of the season, beating Colorado 74-66 last night. Coach June Daugherty earned her 100th victory in nine seasons at Washington State and became the first Pac-12 coach to collect 100 victories at two Pac-12 Conference schools.


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