Date: 02/20/2014 04:59 AM
Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Patty Mills came off the bench to score 29 points, Marco Belinelli hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:34 remaining and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 111-109 last night in a battle of short-handed teams. Mills scored 24 points during the second half to lead the Spurs, who were playing without starters Tim Duncan and Tony Parker.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -Damyean Dotson and Joseph Young combined for 23 second-half points, sparking Oregon to a 78-71 win over Washington yesterday. Oregon’s Mike Moser had 20 points, Young 18 and Dotson 17 in coach Dana Altman’s 500th Division I win. The Ducks (17-8, 5-8 Pac 12) won back-to-back games for the first time since their 13-0 start ended Jan. 5. Perris Blackwell led Washington (14-13, 6-8) with 17 points.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Gabe York and Nick Johnson each scored 15 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 13 and No. 4 Arizona escaped with a 67-63 overtime victory against Utah last night. The Wildcats (24-2, 11-2 Pac-12) beat Utah for the ninth straight time. Brandon Taylor had 13 points and Dallin Bachynski and Delon Wright each scored 12 for the Utes (17-9, 6-8).
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Askia Booker scored all but two of his 18 points during a second-half charge that carried Colorado past Arizona State 61-52 last night in a game dominated by defense. Josh Scott added 13 points and 13 rebounds for Colorado (20-7, 9-5 Pac-12), which reached the 20-win mark for the fourth straight season under coach Tad Boyle.
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