SEATTLE (AP) — Jean Segura and the Seattle Mariners have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $6.2 million, one-year contract, a huge raise from his $2.6 million salary last year. The centerpiece of Seattle’s offseason moves, which have included 11 trades, Segura was acquired from Arizona in late November and is projected to play shortstop and hit leadoff.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Robert Cartwright set a career-high for the second straight game, scoring 21 points in Stanford’s convincing 84-54 victory over Washington State Thursday night. The Cougars missed eight consecutive shots during an 11-0 Cardinal run.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Ivan Rabb scored 20 points with 14 rebounds and Jabari Bird added 16 points to lead California to a 69-59 over Washington Thursday night. The Huskies erased a 10-point Cal lead with a quick 10-point surge early in the second half and the game was tight until the Huskies went cold in the last 4½ minutes in Berkeley.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Przemek Karnowski scored 17 points as Number 5 Gonzaga beat Loyola Marymount 93-55 Thursday night to remain the nation’s only undefeated Division One basketball team. Zach Collins scored 15 points and Silas Melson added 13 for Gonzaga, which has the nation’s longest winning streak at 16 games. Six Zags scored in double figures.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Fifth-ranked Gonzaga will play at Portland on January 23rd to make up for a game that was originally scheduled for January 7th and postponed because of severe winter weather. The West Coast Conference game will start at 5 p.m. in the Chiles Center.
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