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basketball genericTyler Harvey scored 23 points on 7 of 15 shooting from the field and added six rebounds and five assists to lead Eastern Washington to a 92-85 victory over Portland State on Thursday night. Parker Kelly finished with 19 points, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range, and Bogdan Bliznyuk had 18 points off the bench for the Eagles (13-4, 4-0 Big Sky Conference).

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Portland-Loyola Marymount

Ayodeji Egbeyemi scored 22 points, Marin Mornar added 21 points with 10 rebounds and Loyola Marymount beat Portland 80-68 on Thursday. The Lions shot 51 percent from the floor and were 8 of 12 on 3-pointers. Loyola Marymount (5-13, 1-5 West Coast) used a 14-2 run midway through the first half - including a pair of 3-pointers by Matt Hayes - to open a 12-point lead, and led 36-26 at the break. Portland (11-7, 2-4) cut the deficit to one on Gabe Taylor's jumper with 11:02 left, but the Lions responded with a 13-0 run to go up 62-48 with 7:20 left. Portland whittled that lead down to eight with 2:09 remaining, but Loyola made 8 of 10 free throws down the stretch to ice it. Alec Wintering paced Portland with 17 points and seven assists. Taylor and Volodymyr Gerun had 12 points apiece and D'Marques Tyson added 11. LOS ANGELES (AP) – January 16, 2015

Texas-Pan American-Seattle

Isiah Umipig scored 17 of his 28 points in the second half on Thursday night to lead Seattle past Texas-Pan American 70-47. Umipig made 10 of 15 field-goal attempts, including 7 of 11 from 3-point range. The teams combined to shoot 40 percent (20 of 50) in the first half, and Seattle (8-8, 1-1 WAC) led 28-23 at halftime. The Redhawks opened the second half with a 38-9 run during which they made 14 of 17 field-goal attempts, including 9 of 11 3-pointers. Umipig hit five 3s and scored 17 and Jarell Flora had four 3s and 14 points during that stretch, while UTPA (7-11, 1-1) was just 4-of-14 shooting and committed six turnovers. The Redhawks built a 66-32 lead with under 7 minutes remaining. Janari Joesaar led the Broncos with 14 points. Flora finished with 16 points and Jack Crook 12. William Powell had eight points, nine rebounds and five assists. SEATTLE (AP) – January 16, 2015

Packers QB Rodgers Calf Injury

rodgers gbQuarterback Aaron Rodgers was limited in practice on Wednesday with a left calf injury as the Green Bay Packers prepare for Seattle in the NFC title game. Rodgers says he was able to do a little more than last week, when he missed the first day of practice preparing for the Dallas Cowboys. Rodgers has played well despite the injury that has bothered him for the past month.

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Oregon DE Deforest Buckner To Stay

Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner will stay with the Ducks for his senior year. Buckner announced his decision Wednesday. In a statement posted on the team's website, Buckner said he wanted to finish his degree. He also believes that another year of experience will help his development for the pros. Buckner has started 23 straight games. He had 81 total tackles and a team-high 13 tackles for loss this season. Oregon (13-2) beat Florida State in the Rose Bowl to advance to the national championship game against Ohio State in college football's first playoffs. The Ducks fell to the Buckeyes 42-20 on Monday. Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota announced his decision to declare early for the NFL draft on Wednesday, and defensive lineman Arik Armstead also announced that he would forgo his senior season. EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – January 15, 2015