SUNDAY LOCAL SPORTS NEWS/In 21 minutes, Portland point guard scores 21 points in losing effort by Team Stephen at Staples Center


Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard had a strong showing Sunday in the All-Star Game at Los Angeles' Staples Center.

He scored 21 points in 21 minutes for Team Stephen (Curry), which lost 148-145 to Team LeBron (James).

Lillard shared scoring honors for his team, coming off the bench to make 9 of 14 field-goal attempts, including 3 of 8 from behind the 3-point line.

Lillard also had three rebounds and two assits.


At the U.S. Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico, former University of Oregon star Raevyn Rogers placed second in the women's 800 meters to earn a spot on the U.S. world championship team. The world meet is March 1-4 at Birmingham, England.

Rogers finished in 2:01.74, behind Ajee' Wilson (1:01.60).

Ben Blankenship of Oregon Track Club Elite also made the U.S. world meet team with his runner-up showing in the men's 1,500. He clocked 3:43.09. Paul Chelimo won in 3:42.91.

Shelby Houlihan of Portland's Bowerman Track Club completed a distance women's double, adding the 1,500 title to the 3,000 gold she won on Saturday. Houlihan finished Sunday in 4:13.07, just ahead of teammate Colleen Quigley (4:13.21). Houlihan announced that he will run only the 3,000 at the world meet.

Former UO hurdler Devon Allen just missed making it to the world championships. He was third in the men's 60 hurdles behind winner Jarret Eaton and Aries Merritt, despite setting a personal best of 7.49.


Peter Jacobsen, a Portland native, finished in a tie for 59th in the Chubb Classic at Naples, Florida. His closing, 4-over-par 76 gave him a 1-over 217 total.

Joe Durant's 197 won by four strokes over Billy Mayfair.


Syracuse 17, OREGON 11

• Seventh-ranked Syracuse (2-0) led 12-6 after the first half and held on in Eugene.

Mariah Gattie scored fur goals for the Ducks (1-1), and Shannon Williams had three.

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