CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Venky Jois scored a career-high 29 points and Tyler Harvey added 26 as Eastern Washington kept Southern Utah winless in the Big Sky, winning 85-74 yesterday. EWU (13-13, 8-7) got out of the gate quickly, but Southern Utah (1-24, 0-16) clawed their way back to trail 38-34 at the break. The Eagles kept Southern Utah at arm's length the rest of the way.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) —Washington snapped a seven-game losing streak on the road with an 86-62 victory over Oregon State yesterday. The victory also snapped a two-game overall losing streak for Washington (15-13, 7-8 Pac-12), which was coming off a 78-71 loss at Oregon on Wednesday. It was the Huskies' final regular-season road game.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Matt Carlino drained eight 3-pointers to finish with 30 points, both career-highs, as BYU defeated Portland 89-72 yesterday. Portland (15-13, 7-9) was held to 26-of-66 shooting (39.4 percent). Anson Winder scored 19 points, Tyler Haws had 15 and Kyle Collinsworth chipped in seven with 11 rebounds and seven assists. BYU had a 46-33 halftime advantage and pulled away in the second half.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad crossed the finish line in downtown Fairbanks shortly after noon yesterday to win the Iron Dog snowmachine race. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the duo from Wasilla finished 22 minutes ahead of the defending champs, Marc McKenna and Dusty VanMeter. Minnick and Olstad won the 2,000-mile race five years ago. The Big Lake-to-Nome-to-Fairbanks race included 38 teams this year.