NW Sports from the AP

Date: 01/20/2016 04:59 AM

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

NEW YORK (AP) – J.T. Miller scooped up his own rebound and scored on a wraparound 3:54 into overtime, and the New York Rangers rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks last night. Mats Zuccarello tied the game in the third period for the Rangers, who outshot the Canucks 49-20, including 19-3 in the third period and overtime. Andrew Burrows and Sven Baertschi scored for the Canucks.

SEATTLE (AP) – The University of Washington has appointed Jennifer Cohen as its interim athletic director. Washington President Ana Mari Cauce announced Cohen will take over for Scott Woodward, who is leaving the school to take the athletic director position at Texas A&M. Cohen has been at Washington for 15 years and most recently was the senior associate athletic director for development.

UNDATED (AP) – The Trail Blazers will host the Atlanta Hawks tonight in Moda Center. The Trail Blazers are coming off a 108-98 victory over the Washington Wizards. The Hawks are coming off a two-game winning streak.

DENVER (AP) – Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook each had double-doubles and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 110-104 last night. Durant finished with 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Thunder, who have won five in a row. Westbrook scored 27 points and added 12 assists but fell five rebounds shy of another triple-double. He had two straight coming in and five on the season.


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