Northwest University falls in first round | NW Briefs
Northwest University of Kirkland led 29-20 at halftime, then faded and lost 79-59 to Dordt College of Iowa in the first round of the NAIA...
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — Northwest University of Kirkland led 29-20 at halftime, then faded and lost 79-59 to Dordt College of Iowa in the first round of the NAIA Division II men's basketball tournament at the College of the Ozarks.
It was the third consecutive trip to the national tournament for the Eagles, who finished 22-11. Dordt (27-6) advanced to the 16-team second round.
Ryan McIntosh of Puyallup led Northwest with 18 points. Michael Greene scored 14 before fouling out.
• Tyler Harvey and Parker Kelly combined for 45 points and 11 of Eastern Washington's 14 three-pointers in an 87-73 men's win at Idaho State in Pocatello. Parker finished with 28 points as the Eagles (10-20, 7-12) kept their hopes alive for a spot in the Big Sky Conference tournament.
• Lexie Nelson scored 27 points and the EWU women (17-11, 13-6 Big Sky) hit 27 of 33 free throws to beat Idaho State 67-61 in overtime in Cheney.
• Bradley, New Mexico, Yale, Ohio and Seattle University will join Washington in the annual Husky Classic Friday through Sunday at Husky Softball Stadium. The Huskies (14-5) open their home season at 7 p.m. Friday against Ohio. Bradley plays New Mexico at 10 a.m. Friday in the opener of the 13-game tournament.
• Seattle lost 7-4 to Ohio and 7-3 to Bradley on the Redhawks' field. Isabella Geronimo had a two-run triple for Seattle (8-11) in the first game. Jenny Hurst had a two-run single for the Redhawks in Game 2.
• Anisa Wingsness tossed a two-hitter as Western Washington (9-7, 1-1) beat Montana State Billings 7-0 in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference game in Bellingham. Alexie Levin hit a two-run homer for WWU. In the completion of a game that was suspended Wednesday, Billings won 5-3.
The Doug Kauffman and Em Good rinks from Seattle's Granite Curling Club have clinched playoff spots with 6-1 round-robin records at the men's and women's national championships in Stevens Point, Wis. Playoffs start Friday night.
From sports-information reports.