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Feb. 6 update: Herbert NFL offensive rookie of year; Beavers, Ducks, Vikings men win; Oregon women survive scare.

Justin HerbertNFL honor for Herbert — Former Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert was named NFL offensive rookie of the year by the Associated Press.

Herbert set rookie records for total touchdowns (36), passing touchdowns (31), completions (396), multi-passing touchdown games (10), games with 300 yards passing (eight) and three-passing touchdown games (six). He was just 39 yards short of Andrew Luck's rookie record of 4,374 yards passing.

He received 41 of the 50 votes, with Minnesota receiver Justin Jefferson receiving the other nine votes.

It is the second rookie of the year honor for Herbert, who this week was named the Pepsi Zero Sugar NFL Rookie of the Year in a fan online vote.

College men's basketball — Ethan Thompson scored all 12 of his points down the stretch and the Beavers survived a push in the closing minute to beat visiting Washington State 68-66 at Gill Coliseum.

Jarod Lucas also scored 12 points for the Beavers (10-7, 6-5 Pac-12), who had eight players score six or more points.

Four players scored in double figures for the Cougars (11-8, 4-8).

Oregon 86, Washington 74 — Eugene Omoruyi had 25 points and Will Richardson 19 as the Ducks (10-4, 5-3 Pac-12) won for the first time in almost a month. Freshman guard Jalen Terry added 15 points on 5-of-7 3-point shooting. Oregon, which led by as many as 21 in the second half, used only seven players and was without starters Eric Williams Jr. (COVID-19 protocols) and Chris Duarte (ankle).

For Washington (3-14, 2-10), Quade Green scored 23 points and former Jefferson High standout Marcus Tsohonis added 15 points off the bench.

Portland State 61, Montana 56 — The host Vikings (5-9, 3-5 Big Sky) bounced back from an emotional overtime Thursday loss to the Grizzlies to win another hard-fought game.

Paris Dawson hit a big 3-pointer and Jacob Eyman scored inside to help the Vikings build their largest lead of the game, nine points, with 2:04 left.

Dawson scored 15 points and hit three 3s. Khalid Thomas had 13 points and seven rebounds, and James Scott had nine points, six rebounds and three assists.

Pepperdine 91, Portland 70 — In the Pilots' first game under interim coach Ben Johnson, the Waves kept Portland (6-12, 0-9) winless in WCC play.

Colbey Ross had 24 points and 12 assists for Pepperdine (8-8, 4-3), which had an 18-5 edge in points off turnovers. For Portland, Ahmed Ali scored 19 points.

College women's basketball — Playing for the first time in two weeks, No. 12 Oregon had to rally in the fourth quarter to beat UC Davis 63-57 at Matthew Knight Arena.

Nyara Sabally scored the first seven points as Oregon opened the fourth quarter with an 11-0 run to erase a four-point deficit. Sabally scored 13 of her 15 points in the fourth quarter, when she hit both of her 3-pointers.

Erin Boley had 17 points and eight rebounds and Sedona Prince 12 points for the Ducks (12-3, 9-3 Pac-12).

Montana 76, Portland State 63 — At Missoula, a big third quarter sent the Grizzlies to a comfortable win two days after the Vikings won with a late basket.

Jenna Kilty led Portland State with 12 points. Tatiana Streun had 10 points and nine rebounds. The Vikings (6-7, 4-6 Big Sky) shot 39% in the loss.

College volleyball — No. 11 Washington beat Oregon State 3-0 in Seattle. Mychael Vernon had 12 kills and one block for the Beavers (1-5).


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