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No. 19 Oregon defeats Hoyas in South Korea

Sat., Nov. 9, 2013

Oregon’s Richard Amardi tries to shoot while defended by Georgetown’s Joshua Smith, left, and Nate Lubik. (Associated Press)
Oregon’s Richard Amardi tries to shoot while defended by Georgetown’s Joshua Smith, left, and Nate Lubik. (Associated Press)

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.


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