SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kelly Olynyk (oh-luh-nik) had 26 points and Elias Harris added 17 to carry No. 5 Gonzaga past pesky San Francisco 71-61 yesterday, snapping a three-year losing streak at War Memorial Gymnasium. Olynyk finished 13 for 17 from the floor and Harris went 7 of 15 as both keyed an 11-0 run in the final minutes that put the Zags ahead for good.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — E.J. Singler made two free throws with 3.8 seconds left, lifting No. 23 Oregon to a 79-77 overtime win over slumping Washington State yesterday to hold on to first place in the Pac-12 Conference. Singler scored 25 points to lead Oregon, which has won three in a row since a three-game losing streak dropped them from the Top 10. Royce Woolridge scored a career-high 36 points for Washington State, losers of six straight.
SEATTLE (AP) — C.J. Wilcox broke out of a shooting slump with 24 points, Shawn Kemp Jr., added all 10 of his points in the second half, and Washington pulled away late for a 72-62 win over Oregon State last night. The Huskies had lost three straight and dropped seven of eight overall, coinciding with Wilcox's slump. Roberto Nelson led Oregon State with 19 points. Joe Burton added 10 points but was shut out in the second half.
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Collin Chiverton scored 18 points and Parker Kelly had 15 as Eastern Washington defeated Southern Utah 86-72 yesterday. Martin Seiferth added 13 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks for the Eagles, who shot 54 percent from the field. The Eagles led 39-31 at the break and equaled their largest lead of the game when Jeffrey Forbes scored to make it 58-41 with 12:53 remaining.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Kendrys Morales says it isn't strange joining the team he got hurt playing against. Morales broke his leg jumping on home plate after a game-winning grand slam to beat the Mariners in the 10th inning at Angels Stadium. Morales says the Mariners gave him an opportunity and have received him well.