(Tempe, AZ) -- Oregon State fell behind by 18 points, but trimmed the lead to one point before coming up short in a 70-67 loss at Arizona State. Tres Tinkle hit a three-pointer with 22 seconds remaining to get the Beavers within 68-67. Ethan Thompson missed a three-pointer at the buzzer that would have tied the game. Tinkle and Thompson each scored 21 points. OSU fell to 11-and-5 and 3-and-1 in the Pac-12. It was OSU's 10th straight loss in Tempe. The Beavers will play Arizona in Tucson tomorrow.
(Portland, OR) -- The Trail Blazers will host the New Orleans Pelicans tonight at the Moda Center. Portland is coming off a 129-112 win over the Cavaliers. The Blazers are 5-and-2 in their last seven games. They are 27-and-19 overall to sit in second place in the Northwest Division. This is the fourth stop of a five-game trip for the Pelicans, who are 21-and-24.
(Undated) -- In other college basketball action, Portland State lost 83-69 at Southern Utah in a Big Sky contest. The Vikings will play tomorrow afternoon at Northern Arizona. Portland fell 76-55 to the San Diego Toreros at the Chiles Center in a WCC game. The Pilots fell to 7-and-12. Portland will be home tomorrow night against fifth-ranked Gonzaga.
(Tucson, AZ) -- Oregon clipped Arizona 59-54 in a Pac-12 game in Tucson. Paul White led the Ducks with 16 points, making seven of 10 field goal attempts. Victor Bailey Junior contributed 13 points and Louis King 10 to the win. Kenny Wooten had five points and seven rebounds after missing four games with a fractured jaw. Oregon improved to 11-and-6 and 2-and-2 in conference play. The Ducks will play tomorrow at Arizona State.
(Portland, OR) -- Damian Lillard scored 33 points and Jusuf Nurkic [[ NUR-kitch ]] had his first career triple-double as the Trail Blazers beat the Cavaliers 129-112 in Portland. Nurkic had 10 points, 10 boards and 10 assists, plus five blocks. C.J. McCollum netted 19 points and Jake Layman 18 for Portland, which ended a two-game skid. The Blazers host the New Orleans Pelicans tomorrow night.
(Corvallis, OR) -- Fullerton College defensive end James Rawls announced on Twitter he is coming to Oregon State. He joins the 2019 recruiting class. He is listed at 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds.
(Tempe, AZ) -- Oregon State will meet Arizona State tonight in Tempe. The Beavers are 11-and-4 and have won their first three Pac-12 games for the first time in 26 years. They beat rival Oregon on the road and swept UCLA and USC to begin conference play. The Beavers have lost nine straight at Arizona State. On Saturday, they will play at Arizona, which is 4-and-0 in the Pac-12. OSU has lost 12 of its last 13 games to the Wildcats.
(Undated) -- In other college basketball action tonight, Oregon will play Arizona in Tucson, Portland State will visit Southern Utah and Portland University will host San Diego. The Ducks are 10-and-6 and 1-and-2 in the Pac-12. The Vikings are 6-and-9, while the Pilots are 7-and-11 and winless in three WCC games.
(Portland, OR) -- The Timbers will depart for San Jose, Costa Rica on January 30th for 11 days of preseason training. Portland will play games on February 4th and February 7th against Costa Rican teams. The Timbers will round up their preseason training in Tucson from February 11th through February 23rd. They will play four games in Tucson before returning to Portland. The Timbers will open their MLS season on March 2nd at the Colorado Rapids.
(Corvallis, OR) -- The Beavers are 11-and-4 and have won their first three Pac-12 games for the first time in 26 years. They beat rival Oregon and swept the two Los Angeles schools to open conference play. Oregon State faces a tough trip this week. It will play tomorrow night at Arizona State. The Beavers have lost nine straight in Tempe. On Saturday, they will play at Arizona, which is 4-and-0 in the Pac-12. OSU has lost 12 of its last 13 games to the Wildcats.
(Portland, OR) -- The Blazers will host the Cavaliers tonight at the Moda Center. Cleveland is coming with a road victory over the Lakers to snap a 12-game losing streak. The Cavs are 9-and-35, the worst record in the NBA. The Blazers lost their last two on the road, but have won four straight at home. They are 18-and-7 at the Moda Center.
(Undated) -- In other college basketball action tomorrow night, Oregon will play Arizona in Tucson, Portland State will visit Southern Utah and Portland University will host San Diego. The Ducks are 10-and-6 and 1-and-2 in the Pac-12. The Vikings are 6-and-9, while the Pilots are 7-and-11 and winless in three WCC games.
(Sacramento, CA) -- Damian Lillard scored 35 points, but it was not enough for the Trail Blazers, who lost 115-107 to the Kings in Sacramento. Evan Turner contributed 14 points off the bench in the loss. The Blazers have lost two in-a-row after a four-game winning streak ended. Portland is 26-and-19 overall and will host the Cleveland Cavaliers tomorrow night.
(Undated) -- In college basketball action on Thursday, Oregon State will be at Arizona State, Oregon will play Arizona in Tucson, Portland State will visit Southern Utah and Portland University will host San Diego.
(Eugene, OR) -- The Oregon Ducks will close out spring football practice on April 20th with the spring game at Autzen Stadium. The Ducks are coming off a 9-and-4 season, including a 7-6 win over Michigan State in the Redbox Bowl.
(Portland, OR) -- The Timbers added forward Ryan Sierakowski out of Michigan State in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft. Sierakowski was taken with the 23rd overall selection. The Timbers added depth to the forward spot after the losses of Fanendo Adi and Samuel Armenteros.
(Denver, CO) -- Damian Lillard paced the Trail Blazers with 26 points as they fell 116-113 to the Nuggets in Denver. C.J. McCollum added 18 for the Trail Blazers, who saw their four-game win streak come to an end. They will be back on the road tonight when they visit the Kings in Sacramento.
(Corvallis, OR) -- Ethan Thompson and Stephen Thompson Junior each scored 17 points while also both picking up six assists and six rebounds as the Beavers took down UCLA 79-66 in Corvallis on Sunday. The Beavers improved to 3-and-0 in conference play and 11-and-4 on the season. OSU visits Arizona State on Thursday.
(Eugene, OR) -- Louis King scored 19 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lift Oregon to an 81-60 win over USC in Eugene. Paul White also chipped in 19 for the Ducks. Oregon picked up their first conference win of the season to improve to 10-and-6 on the campaign. The Ducks visit Arizona on Thursday.
(Undated) -- In college basketball action, Portland State will be back in action when they visit Southern Utah on Thursday. Elsewhere Thursday, Portland will welcome San Diego to town.
(Portland, OR) -- The Trail Blazers will wrap up a five-game homestand tonight when they host the Charlotte Hornets at Moda Center. Portland has won three straight and five of six. The Blazers are 25-and-17 overall, sitting third in the Northwest Division. The Blazers will play Sunday in Denver.
(Corvallis, OR) -- Stephen Thompson scored a career-high 34 points as Oregon State knocked off USC 79-74 in overtime in Corvallis. Tres Tinkle, who leads the Beavers in scoring, rebounds and assists, sat out the game with an ankle injury. OSU is 10-and-4 overall and 2-and-0 in the Pac-12. The Beavers will host UCLA Sunday night. OSU has not started 3-and-0 in conference play since the 1992-93 season.
(Chicago, IL) -- The Portland Timbers will pick 23rd overall in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft with the first two rounds today in Chicago. Portland also has the 47th, 71st and 95th overall selections.
(Undated) -- Elsewhere in college basketball, the Portland Pilots lost 79-56 at BYU. Tomorrow, Portland State welcomes Weber State to town for a Big Sky contest and the 7-and-10 Pilots will host Pacific at the Chiles Center in a WCC game.
(Eugene, OR) -- The Ducks blew a nine-point advantage with 51 seconds left in a stunning 87-84 overtime loss to UCLA in Eugene. Louis King scored a career-best 22 points and hauled down 10 rebounds in the loss. Oregon dropped to 9-and-6 overall and 0-and-2 in the Pac-12. The Ducks will host USC Sunday.