PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:27 to play and finished with 29 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 110-107 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans last night. Lamarcus Aldridge and Wesley Mathews added 18 points apiece for the Trail Blazers, who won for the sixth time in seven games. Robin Lopez had 14 points and eight rebounds and Nicholas Batum added 11 points to help the Trail Blazers rebound from Wednesday's 120-109 loss at Minnesota.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jared Roberts made a 41-yard field goal as time expired and Colorado State overcame a 22-point deficit to beat Washington State 48-45 in yesterday's New Mexico Bowl. Kapri Bibbs' 1-yard run scoring and Donnell Alexander's two-point conversion run tied it with 33 seconds left. Then, Washington State's Teondray Caldwell fumbled the kickoff return at the 24, setting up the winning field goal.
SEATTLE (AP) — Ariel Scott had 21 kills and Katie Slay added 14 to give Penn State a 3-1 victory over scrappy Wisconsin last night for the Nittany Lions' sixth NCAA volleyball championship. Deja McClendon's tap over the net for match point gave second-seeded Penn State a 25-19, 26-24, 20-25, 25-23 victory. It was the Nittany Lions' first NCAA title since their historic run of four straight from 2007-2010.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Jason Calliste scored a career-high 31 points and No. 13 Oregon stayed unbeaten, topping BYU 100-96 in overtime last night. Joseph Young added 25 points for the Ducks. Tyler Haws led the Cougars with 32 points and Kyle Collinsworth added 15 points, five rebounds and eight assists. Damyean Dotson scored on a drive in the final minute, putting the Ducks ahead for good at 96-94.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Thomas Gipson scored eight of his 14 points in the game's decisive minutes and freshman Marcus Foster also had 14 points as Kansas State outlasted No. 21 Gonzaga 72-62 yesterday at Intrust Bank Arena. Wesley Iwundu scored 13 points for the Wildcats while Shane Southwell had 11. Kevin Pangos had 14 points for Gonzaga while reserve Drew Barham added 13 and David Stockton and Przemek Karnowski both scored 10.