Seattle Pacific beats Warner Pacific, 75-66 | NW Briefs
Patrick Simon scored 19 points and Jobi Wall 17 as Seattle Pacific beat NAIA power Warner Pacific 75-66 Monday night in a nonconference...
Patrick Simon scored 19 points and Jobi Wall 17 as Seattle Pacific beat NAIA power Warner Pacific 75-66 Monday night in a nonconference men's basketball game at Brougham Pavilion.
The Falcons (9-1) scored the first 15 points and led by 23 in the first half. But 14th-ranked Warner Pacific (9-4) had a 15-0 run to start the second half as the Portland school cut the gap to 50-44 with 14:47 to play.
The Falcons never let it get any tighter than that. Leading 56-50, SPU ran off seven points in a row and led comfortably the rest of the way.
Simon, a junior forward, also had a team-high nine rebounds as the Falcons dominated the boards, 48-31. Sophomore guard Riley Stockton added nine rebounds and a career-high nine assists for SPU.
• Tyler Les scored 18 points and J.T. Adenrele had 13 points and 10 rebounds to help UC Davis (2-6) beat Eastern Washington 87-65 in a nonleague men's game in Davis, Calif. Parker Kelly scored 17 and Justin Crosgile 15 for the Eagles (2-8), who shot only 33 percent.
• Brett Skogstad scored 19 and was 5 of 6 from three-point range as Northwest University (12-2, 2-0 Cascade Collegiate Conference) beat Northwest Christian 72-46 in a men's game in Kirkland. The Eagles women (7-6, 1-2) also beat Northwest Christian, 92-67, behind Sanda Milovic's 17 points.
James Lepp, who won the NCAA men's championship for Washington in 2005, faces Mark Silvers in the final of the Big Break Greenbrier reality TV show on the Golf Channel from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. If Lepp wins in the final show, he will earn $50,000, a $10,000 Adams Golf sponsorship and an exemption into the PGA Tour's 2013 Greenbrier Classic. He has already won $10,000 in cash and prizes throughout the show.
Seattle Thunderbirds left wing Roberts Lipsbergs has joined Team Latvia for the 2013 World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, Dec. 26-31. Lipsbergs is tied for the team lead in scoring with 32 points on 17 goals and 15 assists for the T-birds.
From sports-information reports.