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sports1SEATTLE (AP) — Jarell Flora scored 24 points to help Seattle dominate NAIA Northwest 84-58 on last night. Flora was 3 of 6 from beyond the arc and 9 for 9 from the free throw line. Isiah Umipig made 4 of 7 from long range and scored 13 points, Manroop Clair added 12 and Jadon Cohee chipped in 11 for Seattle (5-5).

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Seattle Knocks SF Out Of Contention With 17-7 Win

hawksdec14Marshawn Lynch rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown, Russell Wilson threw a touchdown pass to rookie Paul Richardson, and the Seattle Seahawks knocked archrival San Francisco from playoff contention 17-7 Sunday. The defending Super Bowl champions remained in contention for a division title and No. 1 seed in the NFC. After a sluggish, sloppy first half, Seattle awoke in the final 30 minutes behind the running of Lynch and a defense that shut out the 49ers, holding them to 67 yards.

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No. 17 Washington Stays Undefeated With Late Rally

Nigel Williams-Goss and Darin Johnson hit 3-pointers in the final 1:16 to cap a big comeback and No. 17 Washington beat Eastern Washington 81-77 on Sunday night. Robert Upshaw led Washington with a career-high 21 points and added nine rebounds and six blocks. Williams-Goss had 19 points and Andrew Andrews 18 for the Huskies. Eastern Washington led by double-digits with about 11 minutes to play when Washington started to rally. Upshaw's tip-in with 1:42 to play gave the Huskies their first lead since midway through the first half, 71-70. Drew Brandon had an airball on a 3-point attempt for Eastern Washington and Williams-Goss then hit his 3-pointer from the left elbow to push the lead to four points. After a pair of free throws by Eastern Washington, Johnson hit another 3-pointer with 53 seconds left. Andrews sealed the win by making all four of his free throws in the last 33 seconds. Tyler Harvey had 21 points for Eastern Washington, and Drew Brandon added 16. SEATTLE (AP) – December 15, 2014

Portland Never Trails, Holds Off Sacramento State 80-75

Thomas van der Mars shot 9 of 10 from the field to score 20 points and Portland led wire-to-wire to hold off Sacramento State 80-75 on Sunday night. Bobby Sharp scored 16 points for the Pilots, including four straight free throws in the final nine seconds after the Hornets cut the lead to one, 76-75. Portland led by 11 points early only to have Sacramento State battle, cutting the Pilots' lead to 39-37 in the final minute of the first half. Bryce Pressley hit a pair of free throws and van der Mars converted a three-point play to push the lead to 44-39 at intermission. Mikh McKinney led the Hornets with a career-high 32 points, while Eric Stuteville added another 14. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – December 15, 2014

E Washington Over San Francisco

basketball genericOgnjen Miljkovic scored 20 points and Eastern Washington knocked off San Francisco 81-76 on Thursday. Venky Jois' three-point play with 2:56 gave Eastern a 70-67 lead, Parker Kelly's trey extended the lead to six, and the Eagles made 8 of 10 free throws down the stretch to ice it. Jois - who was coming off back-to-back 38 point games - finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

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