Udoka Azubuike had 23 points and a career-high 19 rebounds and No. 3 Kansas held on to beat No. 1 Baylor 64-61 on Saturday, snapping the Bears’ 23-game winning streak and likely ending their five-week hold on the No. 1 spot in the AP poll.
Alex Ovechkin became the eight NHL player to score 700 career goals, reaching the milestone in the third period of the Washington’ Capitals’ 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.
Liam Lloyd scored 30 points, hitting 9 of 12 free throws in the fourth quarter, and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Bullpups over Chiawana 61-59 in the District 8 4A second-place game at the Toyota Center in Kennewick on Saturday.
After finishing fourth in Friday’s team competition, several Mead gymnasts capped their seasons with strong individual showings at the State 4A event finals Saturday at Sammamish High School.
Nearly midway through the second half, this was looking like the next installment in a dismal line of Idaho’s recent defeats – a pair of double-digit losses in which the Vandals struggled to compete.
Eastern Washington took care of the basketball and, as a result, took care of resurgent Northern Arizona.
Nahziah Carter scored 16 points, Isaiah Stewart had 15 and Washington snapped a nine-game losing streak with an 87-52 win over Cal.
The volleyball seasons of Eastern Washington’s Catelyn Linke and Washington State’s Hannah Pukis and Alexcis Lusby are resuming in mid-winter at the U.S. Women’s National Team open tryouts this weekend in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Nationally ranked prospect Talia Von Oelhoffen scored 31 points and Chiawana topped Mead 65-50 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick to punch its ticket to the state tournament.
Jill Townsend scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds, leading No. 13 Gonzaga past Pepperdine on Saturday in Malibu, California.
JoJo Anderson scored 15 points, Tyson Degnhart had 11 and Mt. Spokane ran away from Kennewick 88-41 in the District 8 3A boys second-place game at the Toyota Center in Kennewick on Saturday.
Udoka Azubuike had 23 points and a career-high 19 rebounds and No. 3 Kansas held on to beat No. 1 Baylor 64-61.
Top-ranked Baylor lost to Kansas 64-61 on Saturday, snapping the Bears’ 23-game winning streak and opening the door for a new No. 1 on Monday. Will it be No. 2 Gonzaga or No. 3 Kansas that steps into the top spot?
Yoeli Childs had 28 points and 10 rebounds and the No. 23 BYU Cougars took down the No. 2 Gonzaga Bulldogs 91-78 at the Marriott Center on Saturday night.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a given when Gonzaga shows up in a West Coast Conference gym not named after the McCartheys, the game will be the biggest of the season for the host team. If people still used paper calendars, the date would have been circled in red long ago. Today is another of those red-letter days.
Results from the first day of the 2020 Washington state wrestling meet in Tacoma.
Roundup of Friday’s Washington and Idaho boys basketball district tournament action.
Roundup of Friday’s Washington girls basketball district tournament and Idaho State action.
Gavin Gilstrap scored 21 points with eight rebounds and Greater Spokane League champ Central Valley handled third-seeded Gonzaga Prep 68-53 in the late game at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.
At the start of the season, when asked to forecast how her team would perform, first-year Mead gymnastics coach Hanna Bjerkestrand predicted her young team would finish fifth in the Greater Spokane League.