Balanced Washington Holds Off Pacific, 76-69

Huskies 2Shawn Kemp Jr. scored 18 points and the Washington Huskies used a balanced attack to hold off Pacific for a 76-69 victory in the first game of the Marv Harshman Classic at Key Arena on Sunday night. Kemp made seven of 11 from the floor and all four of his free throws. Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew Andrews each added 17 points.

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FSU, 'Bama, Oregon, Miss St Unchanged In AP poll

Florida State is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, followed by Alabama, Oregon and Mississippi State. The top four teams were unchanged for the first time since late September. The gap between the Seminoles and the Crimson Tide narrowed after another close call by Florida State, which beat Boston College 20-17 on a field goal in the waning seconds. Florida State received 37 first-place votes and 1,458 points, down six first-place votes and 18 points from last week. Alabama has 21 first-place votes 1,445 points. No. 3 Oregon received two first-place votes, one more than last week. (AP) November 24, 2014

Sarvas Puts Galaxy Past Seattle 1-0 In West Opener

Marcelo Sarvas scored in the 52nd minute, and the LA Galaxy opened the Western Conference championship with a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday. Jaime Penedo posted his third straight shutout for the Galaxy, who still haven't conceded a playoff goal this season. Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane and the Galaxy also haven't lost at home since their season opener in March, and they kept the Supporters' Shield-winning Sounders off the scoresheet in a tense, chippy match. The clubs play their second leg Nov. 30 on Seattle's artificial turf. The Galaxy could advance with a variety of results, since the tiebreaker is away goals. The winner hosts the MLS Cup on Dec. 7. CARSON, Calif. (AP) – November 24, 2014

No. 11 North Carolina Rolls Past Oregon 76-59

Stephanie Mavunga scored 23 points and career-highs of 16 rebounds and six blocked shots and No. 11 North Carolina overwhelmed Oregon in the second half for a 76-59 win on Sunday. The Ducks had a nine-point lead in the first half and were up 29-28 at the break but Alisha Gray had six points as the Tar Heels scored the first 12 points of the second half and never slowed down. Gray finished with 18 points and Xylina McDaniel added 14 for the Tar Heels, who shot 56 percent in the second half. Jillian Alleyne had 18 points and 17 rebounds and Lexi Bando added 14 points but Katelyn Loper, who had eight 3-pointers and 33 points in Oregon's opening win, was just 2 of 11, all from behind the arc. The Ducks shot 30 percent. EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – November 24, 2014

Jeanpierre Returns To Add Depth At Center

seahawksFacing a dilemma at the center position following an injury to Max Unger last week, the Seattle Seahawks were fortunate that former backup Lemuel Jeanpierre was still available as a free agent. The Seahawks re-signed Jeanpierre on Tuesday to provide depth at center following a high-ankle sprain suffered by Unger last week against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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