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Arizona guard James Akinjo (13) drives by Oregon State guard Jarod Lucas during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Tucson, Ariz.

Arizona holds off Oregon State 70-61

Arizona guard James Akinjo (13) drives by Oregon State guard Jarod Lucas during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Tucson, Ariz.

February 11, 2021, 7:45pm College

James Akinjo and Bennedict Mathurin had 14 points each on Thursday night, and Arizona bounced back from two straight road losses for a 70-61 win over Oregon State. Read story

Portland has fired head basketball coach Terry Porter, who was 43-103 during five seasons with the Pilots.

Terry Porter fired as Portland Pilots coach

Portland has fired head basketball coach Terry Porter, who was 43-103 during five seasons with the Pilots.

February 5, 2021, 5:04pm College

PORTLAND (AP) — The Portland Pilots have parted ways with basketball coach Terry Porter. Read story

Washington State guard Charlisse Leger-Walker (5) shoots next to UCLA guard Chantel Horvat (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.

WSU beats UCLA for first ever win over top-five team

Washington State guard Charlisse Leger-Walker (5) shoots next to UCLA guard Chantel Horvat (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.

February 5, 2021, 3:05pm College

PULLMAN — Charlisse Leger-Walker hit a go-ahead 3 with 42 seconds left and finished with 28 points, leading Washington State over No. 5 UCLA 67-63 on Friday. Read story

Oregon forwards Chandler Lawson (13) and Eugene Omoruyi (2) pressure Washington State center Dishon Jackson (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Eugene, Ore.

Washington St breaks through at Oregon 74-71 behind Bonton

Oregon forwards Chandler Lawson (13) and Eugene Omoruyi (2) pressure Washington State center Dishon Jackson (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Eugene, Ore.

February 5, 2021, 2:28pm College

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaac Bonton scored 23 points and Washington State made 6 of 8 free throws in the final 30 seconds to defeat Oregon 74-71 on Thursday night, the Cougars' first win in Eugene since 2009 and first-ever in Matthew Knight Arena. Read story

Oregon State's Ethan Thompson (5) shoots over Washington's Quade Green, front right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021.

Lucas paces balanced Oregon State past Washington 91-71

Oregon State's Ethan Thompson (5) shoots over Washington's Quade Green, front right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021.

February 4, 2021, 8:54pm College

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jarod Lucas hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Warith Alatishe had a double-double and Oregon State never trailed en route to a 91-71 win over Washington on Thursday night. Read story

Pacific Lutheran players take part in a blocking drill against a storage container during football practice Tuesday in Tacoma. For all the attention heaped on the FBS level of college football last fall as it tried to play, it will not be the only college football during the 2020-21 sports calendar as a handful of NCAA Division III and NAIA programs begin some form of a winter/spring season Saturday. (Photos by Ted S.

Northwest small college football teams get a chance

Pacific Lutheran players take part in a blocking drill against a storage container during football practice Tuesday in Tacoma. For all the attention heaped on the FBS level of college football last fall as it tried to play, it will not be the only college football during the 2020-21 sports calendar as a handful of NCAA Division III and NAIA programs begin some form of a winter/spring season Saturday. (Photos by Ted S.

February 4, 2021, 7:37pm College

PARKLAND — At some point each week since athletes returned to campus, Pacific Lutheran football coach Brant McAdams has donned the full uniform of personal protective equipment — gown, gloves, mask and face shield. Read story

FILE - Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal watches during warm ups before the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, in Pasadena, Calif., in this Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, file photo. The National Signing Day period begins Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021.

Oregon again tops Pac-12 in recruiting

FILE - Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal watches during warm ups before the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, in Pasadena, Calif., in this Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, file photo. The National Signing Day period begins Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021.

February 3, 2021, 10:16pm College

Oregon was among the top recruiting programs under the previous two coaches, consistently pulling in classes among the top half of the Pac-12 Conference. Read story

Washington State's Efe Abogidi dunks against Washington in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, in Seattle.

Isaac Bonton leads Washington State past Washington, 77-62

Washington State's Efe Abogidi dunks against Washington in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, in Seattle.

January 31, 2021, 7:52pm College

SEATTLE — Isaac Bonton scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half, Noah Williams added 21 points, and Washington State snapped its six-game losing streak with a 77-62 win over rival Washington on Sunday night. Read story

Gonzaga forward Drew Timme, left, and Pepperdine center Victor Ohia Obioha (34) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, in Malibu, Calif.

No. 1 Gonzaga overcomes slow start, beats Pepperdine 97-75

Gonzaga forward Drew Timme, left, and Pepperdine center Victor Ohia Obioha (34) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, in Malibu, Calif.

January 30, 2021, 7:46pm College

Drew Timme had 19 points and was one of six Gonzaga players to score in double figures as the top-ranked Bulldogs routed Pepperdine 97-75 on Saturday night. Read story

Oregon State forward Rodrigue Andela (34) grabs rebound over UCLA forward Cody Riley (2) and guard Jules Bernard (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, in Los Angeles.

No. 23 UCLA outlasts pesky Oregon State, 57-52

Oregon State forward Rodrigue Andela (34) grabs rebound over UCLA forward Cody Riley (2) and guard Jules Bernard (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, in Los Angeles.

January 30, 2021, 6:46pm College

Cody Riley had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 23 UCLA outlasted pesky Oregon State for a 57-52 victory on Saturday night. Read story