No. 19 Oregon defeats Hoyas in South Korea
Men’s basketball: Joseph Young had 24 points and five rebounds as No. 19 Oregon beat Georgetown 82-75 on Saturday in a season opener played at a U.S. Army base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.
Young led Oregon to a win before hundreds of soldiers at Camp Humphreys, south of Seoul, the country’s capital.
• Miami suffers upset loss: Jalen Cannon’s layup with 1:02 left in overtime put St. Francis Brooklyn ahead for good, and the Terriers knocked off defending Atlantic Coast Conference champion Miami 66-62.
Indiana tops Toronto, stays perfect
NBA: Paul George scored 17 of his 23 points in the third quarter and the Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors 91-84 Friday night in Indianapolis to improve to 6-0 and match the best start in franchise history.
• Ewing loses in coaching debut: Carmelo Anthony had 28 points and eight rebounds and New York spoiled Patrick Ewing’s NBA head coaching debut with a 101-91 victory at Charlotte.
Ewing, who spent 15 seasons with the Knicks as a star center, filled in as Charlotte’s coach.
• Davis’ career night leads Pelicans: Anthony Davis scored a career-high 32 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and tied a career best with six blocks to lead New Orleans over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 96-85.
• Celtics win two in a row: Brandon Bass had 16 points, including a pair of free throws in the closing seconds to help Boston hang on to beat host Orlando 91-89 for its second straight win.
• Durant’s 37 pace OKC: Kevin Durant had 37 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to propel Oklahoma City over host Detroit 119-110.
• Love’s double-double boosts Minnesota: Kevin Love had 32 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists to lead Minnesota past Dallas 116-108.
• Sixers demolish Cavs in Bynum’s return: Evan Turner scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Tony Wroten added 18 points and the 76ers cruised past Cleveland 94-79 to overshadow the return of Andrew Bynum to Philadelphia and his former team.
Bynum came off the bench for the Cavs and finished with four points and five rebounds.
• Wizards defeat Nets in OT: Nene Hilario scored 12 of his 20 points in the final 4 1/2 minutes of the fourth quarter, including a putback with 1.2 seconds to play that sent the game to OT, and Trevor Ariza hit a go-ahead 3 in the extra period to lift host Washington over Brooklyn 112-108.
• Spurs beat Curry-less Warriors: Tony Parker scored 18 points, including the last seven for San Antonio, and the host Spurs held on for a 76-74 victory over Golden State.
Warriors star guard Stephen Curry didn’t play after bruising his left ankle on Wednesday.
• Blazers cruise to win over Kings: Damian Lillard had 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and host Portland handed Sacramento its fourth straight loss.
• Bulls beat winless Jazz: Luol Deng scored 19 points, Carlos Boozer had 18 and Chicago snapped a two-game skid with a win over visiting Utah 97-73. The Jazz are 0-6.
• Twins boost Suns: Twin brothers Markieff and Marcus Morris made the big shots that helped host Phoenix rally from 11 down late in the third quarter to beat Denver 114-103.
Woods shoots 63, trails by 1 in Turkey
Golf: Tiger Woods shot a 9-under 63 to trim a six-shot deficit to one after the second round of the Turkish Open in Belek.
He is fifth at 11 under, a shot behind Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, England’s Ian Poulter, Frenchman Victor Dubuisson and South African Justin Walters.
• Kirk overcomes the wind for lead: Chris Kirk rolled in a 40-foot birdie putt from off the green, chipped in from nearly 60 feet for birdie on another hole and wound up with another 4-under 66 at Sea Island in St. Simons Island, Ga., to take a one-shot lead going into the weekend of the windy McGladrey Classic.
Kirk was at 8-under 132, one shot ahead of four others.
• Scott up by two in Australian PGA: Masters champion Adam Scott took advantage of easier morning conditions to shoot a 4-under-par 67 and take a two-stroke lead at 10-under 132 after two rounds of the Australian PGA championship at Gold Coast.
• Japan’s Oyama leads Mizuno Classic: Japan’s Shiho Oyama shot a 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Mizuno Classic in Shima, Japan, the final tournament in the LPGA Tour’s five-event Asian swing.
Van Riemsdyk gives Toronto shootout win
NHL: James van Riemsdyk scored on a low wrist shot in the shootout to give host Toronto a 2-1 win over New Jersey.
• Getzlaf leads Ducks with hat trick: Ryan Getzlaf had three goals and an assist in the first period, and Dustin Penner also had four points, as Anaheim whipped visiting Buffalo 6-2.
• Pavelec makes 41 saves in victory: Ondrej Pavelec made 41 saves and Bryan Little scored twice to lead host Winnipeg over Nashville 5-0.
• Avalanche continue hot start: Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 30 shots, Ryan O’Reilly and Paul Stastny had goals, and host Colorado beat Calgary 4-2. The Avalanche (13-2) joined the 1995 Quebec Nordiques for the best 15-game start in franchise history.
Nadal wins, Wawrinka advances at ATP
Tennis: Rafael Nadal held off Tomas Berdych 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 to finish the round- robin 3-0 and win his group at tennis’ ATP World Tour Finals in London, allowing Stanislas Wawrinka to join him in the last four.
Wawrinka beat David Ferrer 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-1, but needed Nadal’s win to advance.