UCLA 72-67 victory over WSU

basketball genericNorman Powell scored a career-high 28 points, hitting a key 3-pointer with 1:34 to go, as UCLA ground out a 72-67 victory over Washington State Sunday night, giving the Bruins possession of fourth place in the Pac-12. Tony Parker had 15 points and 10 rebounds off the bench, having lost his starting spot after he showed up late

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Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington's career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51. The school confirmed the death Sunday. It didn't provide details. Welp finished his Washington career in 1987 as the school's career leader in points, rebounding and blocks. He scored 2,073 points for the Huskies and was a three-time all-Pac-10 selection. Welp was the Pac-10 player of the year in 1986 and helped lead the Huskies to consecutive conference regular-season titles. Welp was drafted No. 16 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1987. He played two seasons with the 76ers and split the 1989-90 season with Golden State and San Antonio. Welp won nine championships in Europe after his NBA career ended. SEATTLE (AP) – March 2, 2015

Collinsworth Leads BYU

gonzagabd2Kyle Collinsworth scored 20 points as BYU beat No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70 on Saturday night, ending the Bulldogs' school-record 22-game winning streak and likely costing them a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. Byron Wesley scored 17 points to lead Gonzaga (29-2, 17-1 West Coast Conference),

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Gonzaga past San Diego 59-39

gonzagabbPrzemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego 59-39 on Thursday night for its 22nd straight victory. With the West Coast Conference regular-season title already wrapped up,

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Feb. 27 - Sports Briefs

sports3UCLA women hold off Washington State 74-69. PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Nirra Fields led a balanced attack with 14 points, Corinne Costa made two free throws with five seconds left and UCLA women held Washington State scoreless for almost six minutes down the stretch Thursday night for a 74-69 win.

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