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Thursday, Dec. 26

Blazers: Portland takes on the Los Angeles Clippers at Moda Center, 7:30 p.m. (TNT).

Boys basketball: In tournament action, Cleveland is at Wilsonville’s annual event, Roosevelt is at the Century tourney, Madison and Benson play at Barlow, and Lincoln is at the Torrey Pines Holiday Classic in San Diego, Calif.. ... Cleveland opens against Pendleton, 4:30 p.m. ... Benson takes on Aloha at 2 p.m., while Madison meets Skyview at 5:30 p.m. ... Lincoln’s first foe is Spanish Springs, Nev., 5:25 p.m.

Girls basketball: Cleveland is in the Century tournament; the Warriors play Hillsboro at 6:30 p.m. ... Roosevelt plays in the Les Schwab South Coast Invitational at Marshfield. The Riders’ first opponent is Crescent Valley, 1:45 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 27

Winterhawks: Portland returns from the 10-day Western Hockey League holiday break and travels to Kennewick, Wash., for a 7 p.m. game against Tri-City.

Boys basketball: The Les Schwab Invitational begins its four-day run at Liberty High. The first game is 9 a.m., Central Catholic against Tigard. Jefferson tackles Lake Oswego at 10:30 a.m. Jesuit meets Timberline of Washington at 1:30 p.m. Grant takes on Rainier Beach of Washington at 8:30 p.m. ... Cleveland is at day two of the Wilsonville tournament. ... Roosevelt resumes play at the Century tourney. ... Madison and Benson are back in action at the Barlow tournament. ... Lincoln plays in a tourney at San Diego, Calif. ... Also, McMinnville is at David Douglas, 7 p.m.

Girls basketball: Grant, St. Mary’s Academy and Central Catholic compete in the Interstate Tournament. The Generals are paired against Sunset in the first round. The Blues open at 8:30 a.m. against Corvallis. The Rams’ first match-up is with Beaverton. ... Lincoln is at Summit’s Les Schwab Holiday Tournament, opening against Bend at 12:45 p.m.. ... Cleveland is in the Century tournament, facing Marist at 4:45 p.m. ... Roosevelt continues play in a tourney at Marshfield. ... Also, David Douglas visits McKay, 1:30 p.m.

Prep wrestling: Cleveland is at the Northwest Duals, hosted by Westview, today and Saturday.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Blazers: The two-time NBA champion Miami Heat visit Moda Center, 7 p.m. (KGW 8).

Winterhawks: Tri-City visits Memorial Coliseum to complete the back-to-back, home-and-away set with Portland.

College men’s basketball: The University of Portland launches its West Coast Conference season at home, facing San Francisco at Chiles Center, 7 p.m.

Boys basketball: It’s day two of the Les Schwab Invitational at Liberty High. ... Lincoln is in San Diego, Calif., at a tournament, Cleveland plays in the Wilsonville tourney, Madison and Benson are in the Barlow tournament, and Roosevelt is at the Century tournament.

Girls basketball: Grant, St. Mary’s and Central Catholic are at the Interstate Tournament. ... Lincoln is in a tournament at Summit. ... Cleveland takes on Sherwood at 4:45 p.m. in the Century tourney. ... Roosevelt is at the Marshfield tournament. ... Jefferson has a 1:30 p.m. game at McKay.

Sunday, Dec. 29

College men’s basketball: Nationally ranked Oregon is at home against Morgan State at noon as the Ducks wrap up their nonconference slate (Pac-12 Networks). ... Oregon State’s preseason winds up at home against Quinnipiac, 8 p.m., Gill Coliseum.

College women’s basketball: Portland State begins the Big Sky season with a 2 p.m. game at Eastern Washington. ... OSU welcomes Notre Dame to Gill Coliseum at 2 p.m. ... Cal State Northridge plays at Oregon, 4 p.m., in the nightcap of a double-header at Matthew Knight Arena. ... Lewis & Clark will play the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats of Lancaster, Pa., in the Purple & Gold Poet Classic at Whittier (Calif.) College. Tip-off is 2 p.m.

Boys basketball: The Les Schwab Invitational continues at Liberty High. ... Lincoln is in a tournament at San Diego, Calif.

Girls basketball: Grant, St. Mary’s and Central Catholic continue at the Interstate Tournament, and Lincoln is at the Summit tourney.

Portland Meadows: Live racing begins at noon at the North Portland horse track.

Monday, Dec. 30

College football: Oregon vs. Texas in the Alamo Bowl, 3:45 p.m. PT (ESPN).

Blazers: Portland goes to New Orleans for a 5 p.m. PT game against the Hornets (CSNNW).

College men’s basketball: Santa Clara checks in at Chiles Center for a 3 p.m. game against Portland to cap the first weekend of WCC play. ... Lewis & Clark is at home against UC Santa Cruz, 7 p.m. It will be the Pioneers’ final tuneup for Northwest Conference action. ... Willamette plays host to Concordia in a 3 p.m. nonleague game. ... Warner Pacific is at home against nonleague Vancouver Island, 1 p.m.

College women’s basketball: Lewis & Clark’s second and final game in the Purple & Gold Poet Classic is against host Whittier, 4 p.m. ... Warner Pacific goes to Walla Walla, Wash., to meet Whitman, 4 p.m., in nonleague play.

Boys basketball: The Les Schwab Invitational swings into its final day at Liberty High. ... Franklin is at Hood River Valley, 5 p.m. ... Lincoln plays at a tournament in San Diego, Calif.

Girls basketball: Grant, St. Mary’s and Central Catholic have their final games at the Interstate Tournament, and Lincoln wraps up its play in the Summit tourney.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Blazers: Portland will play at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. PT (KGW 8).

Winterhawks: The Hawks face the team with the best record in the WHl Western Conference, the Kelowna Rockets, in their annual New Year’s Eve game. Faceoff is 8 p.m. at Moda Center.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

College wrestling: Oregon State competes today and Thursday in the Southern Scuffle at Chattanooga, Tenn.