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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - CJ McCollum scored 26 points, Damian Lillard added 24 and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped the Utah Jazz's 11-game winning streak with a 100-81 victory. McCollum and Lillard drove through and around the Jazz defense, which was ranked at the top of the league during their streak.
SEATTLE (AP) - Brittany McPhee scored 25 points and No. 16 Stanford took an 86-79 win despite a career-high 40 points from Amber Melgoza and a stern test from last-place Washington. Melgoza was 14-of-26 shooting and made a career-high five 3-pointers in scoring the most points by a Pac-12 Conference player this season.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Sabrina Ionescu scored 16 points and No. 8 Oregon moved a step closer to its first Pac-12 title in 18 years, beating Arizona State 57-44 to end a 15-game losing streak in Tempe. Oregon won the first meeting by shutting Arizona State down in the third quarter and used the same blueprint in the rematch.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin says freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. will practice with the team on Friday. He's returning three months after back surgery. The former top prospect in the country last season played just two minutes in the opener in November. The Tigers face Kentucky on Saturday.
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