College Sports


Whitman wins two at Santa Cruz

The undefeated Whitman College men used overtime Saturday afternoon to edge Cal Lutheran, 74-68, a day after the Missionaries defeated UC Santa Cruz, 77-63, at the Mission Inn Thanksgiving Classic.

Weisner leads No. 7 Oregon State past Arkansas

Oregon State faced its first challenge of the young season and held off pesky Arkansas.

No. 25 Texas A&M upsets No. 10 Gonzaga, 62-61

Texas A&M knew it would need to play tough underneath the basket to compete with the size of No. 10 Gonzaga.

Texas holds onto early lead to beat Huskies, 82-70

Texas is still far away from where it wants to be this season.

No. 19 Northwestern women beat Eastern Washington, 74-70

Christen Inman scored a career-high 28 points, Nia Coffey added 17 and Ashley Deary scored 13 with 10 steals and seven assists to lead the No. 19 Northwestern women past Eastern Washington 74-70 Thursday at the Lone Star Showcase.

Apple Cup comes with speculations

The uncertainty over whether Luke Falk plays raises the stakes in what is shaping up to be a particularly memorable rivalry game Friday at Husky Stadium.

If there is an upside to the Apple Cup’s return to the Friday after Thanksgiving, it is that the speculation and hand wringing over who will start at quarterback for Washington State can end a day early.

The Civil War features Ducks on the rise, down Beavers

Vernon Adams Jr. is grateful the No. 18 Ducks are on track to finish strong after a senior season of ups and downs.

Petersen gets two-year extension

Washington coach Chris Petersen has been given a two-year contract extension through the 2020 season, UW announced Thursday morning, a day before the Apple Cup.

Whitman women roll over Multnomah, 83-39

A 30-point first quarter allowed Whitman College to jump on host Multnomah University here Tuesday night as the Whits tamed the Lions 83-39 in a non-conference women’s basketball game on Jim Skagen Court.

Leach: Be safe, not sorry, handling injuries

This was supposed to be a column about how Mike Leach was the right man for the job.

Cougs cruise past Golden Eagles, 74-57

Division II Cal State-Los Angeles agrees to play Washington State largely for the paycheck, but it’s the Cougars who cash in big.

Cal State-Los Angeles agreed to play Washington State largely for the paycheck, but it was the Cougars who cashed in big on the basketball court Tuesday evening.

Oregon State suffers 63-57 loss to Valparaiso

After a big road win over a Pac-12 opponent, Valparaiso guard Shane Hammink wasn’t shy about the Crusaders’ goal for the season.

Huskies beat San Diego State, 80-51

The Aztecs closed to within three points in the third quarter, but Washington’s Kelsey Plum and company poured it on for their fourth straight win.

Through their first three games, the UW women’s basketball team averaged 95 points per outing, second in the Pac-12.

Wolves suffer 110-26 loss at Lewis-Clark

A short-handed Walla Walla University women’s basketball team lost at Lewis-Clark State College, 110-26, Saturday.

Warriors split first two games

Walla Walla Community College split its first two games of the men’s basketball season over the weekend in the Dietrich Dome.