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Whitworth defeats Willamette

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Courtney Gaddis scored a team-high 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting to lead Whitworth to an 82-71 Northwest Conference basketball victory over Willamette Saturday at the Whitworth Fieldhouse.

Cassie Snyder had 14 points and Natalie Orrell and Alida Bower added 12 apiece for the Pirates, who led 50-40 at the half.

Molly Fillion scored a game-high 23 points on 8-of-14 shooting and grabed eight rebounds to lead the Bearcats.

Whitworth improved to 11-8 and 6-4 in conference play while Willamette fell to 4-15 and 2-8.

•Johanna Closson led five players in double figures with 16 points to lead Montana to a 77-59 Big Sky Conference win over Eastern Washington at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula.

Sonya Rogers and Laura Cote added 13 points apiece for the Grizzlies (17-4, 7-1), who outscored the Eagles 47-32 in the second half.

Nicole Scott had 16 points and Sydney Benson added 15 points and 10 rebounds for EWU (3-18, 0-8).

•Jessica Thompson scored 18 points and Tasha Harris added 15 as Boise State (15-6, 7-2) edged Idaho 65-60 in a Western Athletic Conference game at Cowan Spectrum in Moscow, Idaho.

Katie Madison had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Vandals (2-18, 1-7).

•Ashlee Michelson made two free throws with 5 seconds left to give Community Colleges of Spokane a 64-62 NWAACC win over Wenatchee Valley in Wenatchee.

Kellee Neal had 18 points and Kelsey Stillar added 15 to lead the Sasquatch (16-5, 6-2).

Kami Clark tallied a game-high 21 points for the Knights (9-11, 1-8).

•Soana Lucet tossed in a game-high 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Southern Idaho (21-1, 7-0) past North Idaho 76-66 in a Scenic West Athletic Conference game in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Kia Gibson and Ula Tauala scored 12 points apiece to lead the Cardinals (14-7, 3-4).

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