Western scores 140 points, improves to 7-0
Forward Jeffrey Parker came off the bench to score a team-high 22 points as Western Washington rolled to a 140-88 victory over Multnomah in a nonconference men’s basketball game Saturday in Bellingham.
Forward Jeffrey Parker came off the bench to score a team-high 22 points as Western Washington rolled to a 140-88 victory over Multnomah on Saturday in a nonconference men’s basketball game in Bellingham.
Guards Richard Woodworth, Robert Harris Jr. and Robert Oliver each scored 19 points for the No. 5 Vikings. WWU improved to 7-0 and extended its school-record home winning streak to 34.
Kristoff Thande came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points for the Lions (6-8), who entered averaging 108.8 points. Davey Walker added 16 points.
The 228 combined points were the most in a Western game, and the 140 points were just one short of the Vikings’ record set in a 141-52 triumph over Northwest in the 1988-89 season.
The Vikings shot 66.7 percent from the field, going 58 of 87. The percentage was just short of the school record of 69.8 percent, set against Grace, Ind., also in the 1988-89 campaign.
Joey Schreiber had 16 points for WWU and Alfred Davis added 14.
Women’s college basketball
Katie Benson had 20 points and 13 rebounds as Seattle Pacific rolled past Warner Pacific 84-38 in an exhibition game at Brougham Pavilion.
• Aubrey Ashenfelter drained a jumper with two seconds left to lift host Eastern Washington over Idaho 85-84. Ashenfelter led the Eagles (2-5) with 20 points.
• Courtney Johnson scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half as host Central Washington (4-4) snapped a three-game losing streak with a 67-47 victory over Evergreen State.
• Sanda Milovic poured in 33 points as Northwest U (8-4) earned a 92-70 victory over Quest U (6-3).
Johnathan Dressel of Colbert, Wash., finished second at the Foot Locker nationals in San Diego.
From sports-information reports.