Wiggins Scores 32, Leads PSU Over SIUE 90-87, OT

DaShaun Wiggins scored a career-high 32 points and gave Portland State its first overtime lead in in a 90-87 victory over SIU-Edwardsville on Monday night. Wiggins' three-point play with 1:21 left put the Vikings (3-0) ahead for good at 87-84. Tiegbe Bamba extended the lead on 1 of 2 free throws with 29 seconds left. Donivine Stewart scored and drew a foul with 23 seconds left for SIUE (1-3). He missed the free throw, but Keenan Simmons got the offensive rebound and Stewart went back to the line, making 1 of 2 to cut the deficit to one. Tim Douglas made both free throws for PSU with 8 seconds left and Stewart missed a difficult 3-pointer at the buzzer. Douglas had 17 points and Braxton Tucker added 13 points and nine rebounds. Kris Davis had 25 points, Keaton Jackson scored 16 and Michael Messer added 10 for the Cougars. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – November 25, 2014

Wilson, Seattle D Lead Seahawks Past Arizona 19-3

hawks112314Russell Wilson found backup tight end Cooper Helfet for a 20-yard catch-and-run touchdown late in the third quarter, Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals, and the Seattle Seahawks handed the Arizona Cardinals their second loss of the season, 19-3 on Sunday. Wilson was sacked a season-high seven times by Arizona's ultra-aggressive defense


Blazers Beat Celtics, Extend Win Streak To 7

LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak to seven games with a 94-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Damian Lillard added 12 points and five assists for Portland, which began a brief East swing. Nicolas Batum also had 12 points. Jeff Green and Jared Sullinger had 19 points apiece for Boston, which dropped its fifth in six games. Avery Bradley and Rajon Rondo each scored 13. Rondo added eight assists and six rebounds. The game was tied at 72-all after three quarters before the Trail Blazers took charge with a 17-5 run to start the fourth. Wesley Matthews and Lillard each hit a 3-pointer just over a minute apart. BOSTON (AP) – November 24, 2014

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.


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