02.16.07_College_Basketball by junxinglj


									                                                                                                              Sports                                                                                                    Friday, February 16, 2007 3B

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    WSU, which has clinched
at least a No. 2 seed in the
tournament, could also be tied
with Idaho State or Northern
Arizona (8-5).
    If WSU and NAU each end
up 11-5, WSU would have the
head-to-head tiebreaker over
the Lumberjacks since WSU
won both meetings this sea-
son.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Only
    If Idaho State wins its four
remaining games and WSU                                                                                                                                                                                      $
loses to Sacramento State,
the determining factor would
come down to where Montana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 While supply
and NAU were in the stand-
ings. In that scenario, ISU            The Weber State University dance team runs through confetti after                                                                                                            lasts
would have swept Montana               the men's basketball team's victory over the University of Montana
while WSU was 1-1 against              on Wednesday at the Dee Events Center in Ogden.
the Grizzlies. However. WSU
swept NAU and the Bengals                  It's no surprise that the             the crowd because they                                                          *Pay nothing for 6 months.
were swept by NAU.                     Wildcats, who are 10-2 at the             helped us down the stretch,"
    One more outcome could
happen if WSU, NAU and ISU
                                       Dee Events Center with the
                                       two losses coming in over-
                                                                                 Rahe said. "I just want to
                                                                                 thank everyone for coming
                                                                                 and believing in these kids
                                                                                                                                                                    $ SUZUKI
all end up 11-5. The Wildcats          time to BYU and in a 58-55
would be the winners with              decision to Idaho State, want             and these kids deserve it be-                                                               W+
their combined 3-1 record              to stay home for the confer-              cause they play hard and I                                                                                                       6 0       N
against ISU and NAU. NAU               ence tournament.                          think the people are starting                                                                                                          L
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is 2-2 against WSU and ISU                 After 5,780 fans cheered              to figure that out a little bit
while ISU is 1-3 against WSU           WSU in its victory Wednes-                and enjoying it."
and NAU.                               day night and the Wildcats
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                                                            Jerren Shipp
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    TEMPE, Ariz. — Arron Af-
flalo scored 24 points, Darren         22 points and 11 rebounds, and
Collison added 18 and No. 5            Tarrance Crump had 13 points for                            DODGE RAM 1500 QUAD CAB1
UCLA rallied from a 10-point           Purdue (17-9, 6-6 Big Ten).
                                          D.J. White scored 20 points for
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    Trailing 49-39 with 10:24          Mid-Continent                                             • 17" wheels
to play, the Bruins took com-               • IUPUI 75, SOUTHERN                                 • Rear-wheel antilock brakes
mand with an 18-2 run, with            UTAH 74: At Cedar City, Austin
Darren Collison hitting three          Montgomery made a layup with
3-pointers and Afflalo another         1.8 seconds left in overtime to give
                                       IUPUI a win over Southern Utah.
to put UCLA ahead 57-51.                   Montgomery picked up a loose
    Arizona State pulled to            ball in traffic find laid it in to lift

63-61 on Serge Angounou's              the Jaguars (13-12, 6-5 Mid-Con-
3-pointer with 16 seconds              tinent) the win and give him 30
                                       points in the game. Gary Patterson
left, but Afflalo hit two free         scored 17 points for IUPUI, while                                                      ALLOWANCE
throws and Josh Shipp add-             Angelo Smith had 11 points and
ed two more. Afflalo has               David Barlow added 10.
scored in double figures in 24             Billy Pettiford grabbed 10 re-
straight games, the longest            bounds, as the Jaguars won the re-
active streak in the Pac-10.           bound battle 39-25.
    UCLA (22-3, 11-2 Pac-10)               Steve Barnes, who forced
                                       overtime on a 3-pointer with 1.7
rebounded from a 70-65 loss            seconds left in regulation, led the
at West Virginia on Saturday,          Thunderbirds (15-11, 5-6) with 16                                    DODGE CALIBER
and the Bruins remained atop           points and eight assists.
the Pac-10, a half-game ahead              Justin Allen scored 13 points,                          32 mpghighwayW
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    Jeff Pendergraph scored            ed 11 each, as allfiveSouthern Utah                         Five-star government crash test rating*1'
14 points for Arizona State (6-        startersfinishedin double figures.
20, 0-14), which lost its school-          The Thunderbirds were down
record 15th straight game.             55-41 with about 10 minutes left,
     • CALIFORNIA 63, NO. IS           then rallied and took the game
OREGON 61: At Berkeley, Calif.,        to overtime tied at 69 on Barnes'
Ryan Anderson converted a three-       3-pointer.                                                                       CASH
point play with 1:01 remaining and
California snapped a six-game          Non-conference                                                                   ALLOWANCE
losing streak by beating slumping           • UTAH VALLEY STATE 66,
No. 15 Oregon.                         NORTH DAKOTA STATE 64: At
    The Golden Bears (13-12, 5-        Orem, Ryan Toolson scored 20
8 Pac-10) held Oregon (20-6, 8-        points to lead Utah Valley State
6) scoreless for the final 4:31 of     past North Dakota State.
the game — including misses my             Toolson had eight points in the
Bryce Taylor and Chamberlain           final three minutes during an 11-
Oguchi in the final seconds — to       4 run that secured the win for the                                  DODGE DURANGO
win for the first time since Jan. 18   Wolverines (18-7).
at Oregon State.                           Ben Woodside led North Dako-
    Anderson led the way for Cal       ta State (15-8) with 24 points. Brett                     • Best-in-class interior room®
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Wilkes had 10.                             UVSC led by as many as 13
    Tajuan Porter scored 14 points     points early in the second half, but
to lead the Ducks, who have lost       North Dakota Stale scored eight
five of seven. Aaron Brooks added      straight points to take a 57-55 lead
12 points and Taylor had 11.           with 3:30 left in the game.
     • NO. 22 SOUTHERN                     It was tied at 61 when Toolson
CALIFORNIA 80, NO. 19                  hit a 3-pointer, then he added two
ARIZONA 75: At Tucson, Ariz.,          free throws on the Wolverines'                                                        CASH
Lodrick Stewart and Nick Young         next possession to give Utah Val-
scored 26 points each and Southern     ley State a 65-61 lead.                                                               ALLOWANCE
California snapped a 21-game               Jordan Brady had seven points
losing streak at McKale Center.        and 12 rebounds for UVSC.
    The Trojans (19-7, 9-4 Pac-10)          • KNIGHT REPRIMANDED
outscored the Wildcats 8-2 over the    FOR COMMENT ABOUT
final 3 minutes to win in Tucson for   OFFICIATING: Texas Tech coach
the first time since Jan. 17, 1985.    Bob Knight was reprimanded by the
    Gabe Pruitt added 17 points        Big 12 Conference for comments
for the Trojans. Chase Budinger        about officiating in a double-
scored 18 points for the Wildcats      overtime loss at Oklahoma State.
(17-8,8-6).                                After Saturday's 93-91 defeat.
     • PURDUE 81, NO. 24               Knight said a call on a charge was
INDIANA 68: At West Lafayette,         "horrendous" and "maybe as bad a
Ind., David Teague scored a career-    call as I've ever seen."
high 32 points to help Purdue snap         Knight's statement violated the
a five-game losing streak in the       Big 12's principle and standards
intrastate rivalry.                    of sportsmanship, which prohibit               g^    (l)Star ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's SaferCar.gov program (www.safercar.gov).                                               1
    Teague made 11 of 18 field         coaches from commenting criti-              v v      (2)Based on R.L. Polk & Co. vehicles in operation registration statistics CY 1986-2005. (3)0urability based on
goals, including 6-for-8 from 3-       cally in public about officials, the        BUCKU-UP longevity. (4)28 city/32 hwy. EPA est. mpg. (5) Based on 2006 Automotive News classification. When properly
point range. He also grabbed sev-      conference said. Knight had no                                                equipped. {6)Always wear your seat belt and obey traEfic laws.
en rebounds. Carl Landry added         comment on the reprimand.

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