Linfield 70, Puget Sound 65
Continuing a season-long theme of down-to-the-wire finishes, a last-second shot from Rex Holmes rattled out and Linfield downed the University of Puget Sound 70-65 in a dramatic Northwest Conference matchup Friday night at Ted Wilson Gymnasium.
Lewis & Clark 89, Willamette 78
Lewis & Clark College shot 53.3% from the field in the second half, as the Pioneers surged past Willamette University, 89-78, in a Northwest Conference men's basketball game on Friday, January 11. Willamette led by 48-43 at halftime, but L&C hit 16 of 30 field goals in the second half, including 7 of 11 three-point attempts.
Whitworth 61, George Fox 59
George Valle's three-point play with 19.8 seconds to play lifted 5th-ranked Whitworth to a 61-59 win over George Fox in a Northwest Conference men's basketball game on Friday night at the Wheeler Sports Center.
Pacific (Ore.) 81, Pacific Lutheran 73
Danny Brakebush went off for 26 points Friday night to lift the visiting Pacific Boxers past Pacific Lutheran, 81-73, in a Northwest Conference men's basketball game played in Olson Auditorium.