Date: 11/29/2013 04:59 AM
Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Keifer Sykes scored 23 points, including a perfect 12-for-12 from the line, to lead Green Bay over Pepperdine 97-89 yesterday in the Great Alaska Shootout. Green Bay had five players in double figures, with Alec Brown chipping in 21. Pepperdine’s Brendan Lane led all scorers with 26 points. The Phoenix extended their lead to as much as 17 before Pepperdine turned things into a free-throw shooting contest late in the game.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Kellen Dunham scored 32 points and Khyle Marshall added 30 as Butler beat Washington State 76-69 yesterday in the first round of the Old Spice Classic. Dunham set a tournament record for points in a game. DaVonte Lacy had 26 points for Washington State, which has lost three in a row. After Washington State missed a pair of free throws, Dunham nailed another long-distance jumper and made two free throws to make it 75-67 with 21.7
OTTAWA (AP) – Daniel Sedin scored his 300th career goal and added an assist to help the Vancouver Canucks defeat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 last night. David Booth, Jason Garrison, Dale Weise and Mike Santorelli also scored for the Canucks, who won for only the second time in nine games. Roberto Luongo made 37 saves. Clarke MacArthur and Mika Zibanejad scored for Ottawa.
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BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) – Lindsey Vonn says on her Facebook page that she has returned to the snow for the first time since her training crash last week. The reigning Olympic downhill champion posted yesterday that she is “happy to be on the mountain doing what I love.” She also attached a picture of herself on a slope in Vail. Vonn had a training mishap in Copper Mountain and partially tore a reconstructed ligament in her right knee.
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