Sunday college women's basketball — No. 8-ranked Oregon used 3-point shooting to bury No. 15 Oregon State early on Sunday at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis.
Final score: Oregon 77, Oregon State 57.
Ducks freshman Te-Hina Paopao had the biggest game of her young college career with 22 points and the Ducks (5-0, 3-0 Pac-12) had control of the game by halftime.
Taylor Mikesell added 21 points, making 5 of 8 3-pointers, four of them in the first quarter.
The Ducks finished 12 of 24 on 3-pointers, outscoring the Beavers 36-9 from behind the arc. Oregon had 25 assists and seven turnovers.
Taylor Jones led Oregon State (3-2, 1-2) with 14 points and Jelena Mitrovic scored 11, eight of them in the fourth quarter when the Beavers outscored the Ducks 18-12 — the first time through five games that Oregon has been outscored in a quarter.
Oregon led 45-24 at halftime. Paopao and Mikesell each had 15 points on a combined 8 of 12 3-pointers. Mikesell hit 4 of 6 3s in the first quarter and PaoPao had 10 points in the second quarter.
• Washington 83, Portland 56 — At Seattle, the Huskies ran away from the Pilots in the fourth quarter. Haylee Andrews led Portland (3-2) with 13 points and Maddie Mulheim had 12 (4 of 8 3-pointers).
Washington (4-2) scored the first 12 points of the fourth quarter to double the lead.
College men's basketball — Washington State (5-0) held Portland State (1-2) to 30.3% shooting and beat the visiting Vikings 69-60.
Freshmen Paris Dawson had a solid game for PSU, scoring 18 points in 23 minutes. Center Amari McCray had 12 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots.
WSU was led by guards Noah Williams (18 points) and Isaac Bonton (16 points).
Seahawks rout Jets — Russell Wilson threw for 206 yards and four touchdowns and the Seattle defense held New York to 185 total yards in a 40-3 rout at Lumen Field in Seattle.
Seattle improved to 9-4, while New York fell to 0-13.
Jamal Adams was in on five tackles including a sack against his former team. His sack gives him 8.5 on the season, a record for a defensive back.
DK Metcalf had six catches for 61 yards and a touchdown and Will Dissly, Freddie Swain and David Moore also caught touchdown passes.
Chris Carson had 76 yards on 12 carries, including a 5-yard run that put Seattle up 23-3 at halftime.
The Seahawks are tied with the Rams atop the NFC West. Seattle visits Washington on Dec. 20, hosts the Rams Dec. 27 and plays San Francisco on the road on Jan. 3.
Pac-12 football — Oregon (3-2) is scheduled to play Colorado (4-1) at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 in Los Angeles to wrap up its Pac-12 schedule and Oregon State (2-4) is slated to host Arizona State (1-2) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday
The Oregon-Colorado game will be televised by FS1. The Oregon State-ASU game will be on ESPN.
Oregon and Colorado will meet in Los Angeles so they are available Friday if Washington (3-1) or USC (5-0) are unable to play in Friday''s Pac-12 championship game (5 p.m., FOX 12).
USC rallied in the final minute to beat UCLA 43-38 to finish alone atop the South after Utah won at Colorado early Saturday.
If the conference sticks to its plan to schedule cross divisional games for each team in Week 7, Oregon will likely be matched with Colorado on Dec. 19.
The other Dec. 19 games are: Washington State at Utah (10:30 a.m., FS1), Stanford at UCLA (5 p.m., ESPN2) and Arizona at California (time to be determined).
• Saturday's Cal-Washington State game was canceled 90 minutes before kickoff because one positive COVID-19 test for a Cal player and related contact tracing left the Bears without enough scholarship players to play the game.
• After Arizona lost 70-7 Friday to Arizona State, Kevin Sumlin was fired in his third season as the Wildcats' coach.
Saturday college basketball — Oregon survived a late push from Washington to open Pac-12 men's basketball play with a 74-71 win over the Huskies in Seattle.
The Ducks (4-1, 1-0) did a lot of work around the basket. They outscored the Huskies (1-4, 0-2) 42-28 in the paint, and by looking inside consistently attempted 17 more free throws and outscored Washington 20-10 from the foul line.
Oregon survived an off game from Eugene Omoruyi, who shot 3 of 13 before fouling out late. He and Chris Duarte led the Ducks with 14 points, Eric Williams Jr. scored 13 and hit a big late 3-pointer, and N'Faly Dante finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Quade Green (26 points) and RaeQuan Battle (19 points) carried Washington offensively
Oregon led by as many as 15 points early in the second half, but the game nearly mirrored last season's game at Washington when Payton Pritchard led the Ducks to a double-digit rally. This time, it was Washington that stormed back. But Green's deep 3-point try for the lead was long in the closing seconds, N'Faly Dante rebounded and made one of two free throws with 2.8 seconds left.
Oregon played a clean first half and led 42-32, but the script flipped in the second half when the Ducks had eight turnovers and the Huskies, who had 13 turnovers in the first half, had only three.
The Ducks next scheduled game is Dec. 23 at home against UCLA. Coach Dana Altman said he hopes to schedule one non-conference game before that date.
Columbus crowned MLS champs — Despite missing a couple of key players because of COVID-19, including former Timber midfielder Darlington Nagbe, the Columbus Crew beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0 Saturday to win the MLS Cup championship.
It is the second title for Columbus, an original MLS club that won the championship in 2008. It is also the second title for Crew coach Caleb Porter, who guided the Timbers to the 2015 championship (beating Columbus in the final).
Argentine Lucas Zelarayan had two goals and an assist for Columbus. The Crew paid a reported $7 million in the offseason to acquire the Designated Player.
The Sounders, who were gunning for a second consecutive championship, had a strong second-half push but couldn't score a goal that would have made the finish interesting.
Friday college basketball — Five players scored in double figures as the Portland Pilots women beat Northwest University 93-54 at Chiles Center. Freshman Emme Shearer led the scoring with 13 for the 3-1 Pilots. All 13 players scored for Portland, which led 33-12 after the first quarter.
Portland made 30 steals in the game against the NAIA Eagles, one shy of the program record.
The Pilots are slated to play at Washington at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Thursday college basketball — In a meaningful game for Terry Porter's Portland Pilots, Ahmed Ali scored 26 points and Eddie Davis scored 22 to lead Portland to a 87-86 men's basketball win over Oregon State at Gill Coliseum.
A three-point play by Davis with 57 seconds left and a 3-pointer from Ali with 14 seconds left were the key offensive conversions for the Pilots (4-1) in overtime.
The game was close throughout. Oregon State (2-3) led by as many as eight points in the second half, but couldn't pull away. The Pilots got key 3-pointers from Isaiah Dasher and Michael Henn late in the second half.
OSU's Ethan Thompson scored 31 points and Maurice Calloo 18.
The Pilots outrebounded the Beavers 44-37 and had a 44-36 edge in the paint to offset OSU's 18 points off of UP turnovers.
Davis had nine rebounds, Ali six rebounds and four assists and Isaiah Dasher 18 points and three assists for the Pilots.
Porter said his team has progressed steadily in recent weeks and responded well to adversity at Oregon State.
"When they got in the game and faced any kind of adversity, they had great mindsets," Porter said.
Faces at Moda Center — As many sports teams have done, the Trail Blazers are selling the opportunity for fans to have a cardboard cutout of their face in Fred Meyer Fan Zones at Moda Center this season.
Cost is $99 per cutout, with 10% of net proceeds going to the Trail Blazers Foundation.
To learn more, visit Trailblazers.com/cutout.
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