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Washington Linebacker Shaq Thompson Declares For NFL Draft

ShaqThompsonWashington linebacker Shaq Thompson is forgoing his senior season and will declare for the NFL draft. The school announced Thompson's decision Monday. Thompson's final game was the Huskies' loss to Oklahoma State in the Cactus Bowl on Friday. Thompson was one of three Huskies on the AP's All-America first team, joining linebacker Hau'oli Kikaha and defensive tackle Danny Shelton. Thompson was honored as an all-purpose player after spending part of the season as Washington's starting running back.

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Washington Women Beat Arizona 79-69

Jazmine Davis scored 27 points on 8-of-16 shooting with four 3-pointers and Washington beat Arizona 79-69 on Monday. Talia Walton had 17 points and 12 rebounds while Kelsey Plum added 14 points. Aminah Williams had 12 boards with 10 points. Candice Warthen paced Arizona with 18 points. Dejza James had 13 and Charise Holloway added 11 points and seven rebounds. Washington closed the first half on a 9-2 run to lead 38-25 at the break. The Huskies came out after intermission on fire, opening with a 10-2 run to push the lead over 20. TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - January 6, 2015

Hempen Leads No. 18 Arizona State By Washington State 78-64

Katie Hempen hit four 3-pointers and all seven of her free throws for a career-high 21 points, leading No. 18 Arizona State to its ninth-straight win as the Sun Devils beat Washington State 78-64 on Monday night. Kelsey Moos and Sophie Brunner each added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Sun Devils and Elisha Davis had 13. Washington State, which had a six-game winning streak snapped, was led by Lia Galdeira with 19 points and Tia Presley with 15. Moos, who hit 7 of 9 shots, and Hempen had 10 each at halftime as the Sun Devils shot 61 percent to lead 43-29 at the half. ASU finished at 53 percent and was 15 of 17 from the foul line. TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - January 6, 2015

Wiese leads No. 11 Oregon State past USC 76-66

Sydney Wiese scored 19 points, 13 in the first half, to lead No. 11 Oregon State in a 76-66 win over USC in a Pac-12 match-up Monday night. Wiese got the Beavers out of the gate, scoring a layup 14 seconds into the game and following it with a 3-pointer, all in the first minute of play. She knocked down three 3s as Oregon State took a 38-33 lead. The Beavers outscored USC 38-33 again in the second half Ruth Hamblin had 16 points and Jamie Weisner 15 as the Beavers shot 49.2 percent from the field. The Beavers completed a sweep of Southern California after Saturday's 65-47 win over UCLA. Oregon State returns to Corvallis on Friday for its first home game since Dec. 6, when the Beavers take on rival Oregon. January 6, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) - January 6, 2015

Petersen leads Oregon women past UCLA, 62-46

basketball genericLexi Petersen scored 19 of her 21 in the second half, and had a career-high nine assists, to lead Oregon to a 62-46 win over UCLA on Monday night. Lexi Bando scored 10 and Jillian Alleyne grabbed 15 rebounds for Oregon, helping first-year coach Kelly Graves get his first Pac-12 win. UCLA took a 24-17 lead into halftime, limiting the Ducks to just 7 of 34 field goals, including 3 of 20 from 3-point range. Amanda Delgado hit a pair of 3's and Bando and Petersen hit one apiece during a 15-3 Oregon run to open the second half to made it 32-27 with 13 minutes to play.

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