WA State Over CO 73-68
Lia Galdeira scored 27 points, Mariah Cooks chipped in 15 more and Washington State edged Colorado in a 73-68 comeback win Sunday. Trailing by eight late in the second half, WSU (13-6, 4-4 Pac-12) edged into its first lead of the game during a 13-0 run that included four straight free throws from Gldeira following a technical foul on Colorado, making it 70-65 with 1:42 left.
Sports Briefs January 26, 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Dakarai Tucker scored a career-high 19 points, Brandon Taylor added 14 and No. 12 Utah beat Washington 77-56 last night. Tucker and Taylor combined to make eight 3-pointers to give the Utes (16-3, 6-1 Pac-12) their 15th straight home victory dating to last season. All six of Utah's Pac-12 conference wins have come by double-digit margins.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Jamie Weisner scored 21 points to help No. 9 Oregon State beat No. 13 Arizona State 67-54 yesterday to take sole possession of first place in the Pac-12. Oregon State (18-1, 8-0 Pac-12) used a 14-0 run early in the second half to pull away from Arizona State (18-2, 7-1) to win its eighth in a row and end the Sun Devils' 14-game winning streak, one short of the school record.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - LaBrittney Jones came off the bench to score a career-high 30 points and Charise Holloway drilled a 3-pointer from the left corner with 8.5 seconds left in overtime to lift Arizona to an 81-78 win over Oregon yesterday. Lexi Petersen's long 3 as time expired came up short.
Thousands Of Fans See Seahawks Off To Super Bowl
Thousands of chanting Seahawks fans turned out Sunday morning to see the Seahawks off to the Super Bowl. The team's buses rolled past the crowds of blue and green along a mile-long stretch of South 188th Street in SeaTac as the players headed for the airport. Players including star cornerback Richard Sherman high-fived fans outside the Delta hangar or posed for pictures with airline employees.
Kingdome Repairs To Be Paid
Fifteen years after the Kingdome was demolished in a controlled explosion, King County is paying off the money it borrowed to make emergency repairs in 1994 to falling ceiling tiles. County finance director Dwight Dively said the bonds will be paid off in March, an early thanks to healthy hotel-motel tax revenue due in part to the boost from Seahawks playoff games.