Gonzaga Rallies From 17 Down

gonzagabd3Kyle Wiltjer had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and third-ranked Gonzaga rallied from 17 points down to beat Saint Mary's 70-60 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs claimed the West Coast Conference championship outright and rolled up a school-record 21st straight victory.

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Kersey's Death Linked To Clot

KerseyThe state medical examiner says former Portland Trail Blazers player Jerome Kersey died from a blood clot that traveled from his left calf to his left lung. The announcement Thursday comes a day after Kersey died at 52. He had minor knee surgery Friday, but it could not be immediately determined if surgery caused the clot.

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E. WA defeat S.Utah 78-75

basketball genericVenky Jois scored 22 points and Eastern Washington reached 20 wins for only the second time as a Division I school with a 78-75 win over Southern Utah on Thursday night. The Eagles (20-6, 11-2 Big Sky) were leading 72-70 when Drew Brandon went to the foul line with 36 seconds left.

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Mariners Prospect Involved In Boating Accident

mariners logo5Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez was hospitalized in Venezuela following a boating accident. The Mariners could not comment Wednesday on Sanchez's condition, citing federal health reporting laws, but said the team was monitoring the situation.

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Seattle Beats UMKC 74-56

William Powell scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds as Seattle beat UMKC 74-56 on Wednesday night. Isiah Umipig added 14 points, five assists and three steals for the Redhawks (12-13, 5-6 Western Athletic Conference). Jarell Flora had 13 points and Jack Crook had eight. Seattle jumped to a 16-9 lead early in the first half and had a 41-31 advantage at the break. Reese Holliday sank back-to-back 3-pointers early in the second half to bring UMKC to within seven points, 46-39, but Umipig answered with a pair of 3s to spark a 9-4 run to give the Redhawks a 55-43 lead with 12:09 to play. A jumper by Umipig, a tip-in by Powell and 3-pointer by Emerson Murray in the final two minutes sealed the win for Seattle, which shot 53.6 percent from the field. Holliday led the Kangaroos (11-16, 6-4) with 17 points. UMKC was outrebounded 31-22. SEATTLE (AP) - February 19, 2015