NW Sports from the AP

Date: 01/29/2016 04:59 AM

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

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Dillon Brooks scored 24 points and No. 23 Oregon ended Arizona’s 49-game home winning streak with an 83-75 victory over the No. 18 Wildcats last night. Dwayne Benjamin added 15, Elgin Cook 13 and Tyler Dorsey 12 for the Ducks (17-4, 6-2 Pac-12), who entered the game tied for first in the Pac-12. The Wildcats committed 19 turnovers to Oregon’s six.

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) – Obinna Oleka’s 17 points led five Arizona State players in double figures as the Sun Devils cruised to a win over Oregon State 86-68 last night. Six of Gerry Blakes’ 16 points came on a pair of 3-pointers at the shot clock buzzer, one in each half. The Sun Devils led by as many as 27 points and only trailed once, 2-0, in the game.

UNDATED (AP) –The Portland Trail Blazers host the Charlotte Hornets tomorrow night in Moda Center. The Trail Blazers are coming off a 112-97 victory over the Sacramento Kings.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Galen Rupp, the Olympic silver medalist in the 10,000 meters, will step up in distance and try to qualify for the Rio Games in the marathon next month. This will be Rupp’s first full marathon. The U.S. Olympic marathon trials are Feb. 13 in Los Angeles, with the top three securing spots to Rio. The world indoor championships in Portland in March also remain on his radar.


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