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Friday, Nov. 23

Blazers: Kevin Love has just returned. But there's no Ricky Rubio. No Chase Budinger. And no Brandon Roy. The injury-depleted Minnesota Timberwolves, who might feel like they have to suit up coach Rick Adelman and assistant coaches Terry Porter and T.R. Dunn, will stop by the Rose Garden at 7 p.m. (KGW 8)

Winterhawks: Kootenay meets Portland at 3 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum. It’s billed as the “Daylight Classic,” with the shades pulled open at the “Glass Palace.”

Prep football: In the Class 6A quarterfinals, Central Catholic plays host to Tigard at Hillsboro Stadium; Jesuit goes to Sprague; Sheldon is at Southridge; and Lake Oswego travels to West Salem. All games are at 7 p.m. The 5A semis are at Willamette University, with Sherwood-Silverton at 3 p.m., and Marist-Redmond at 5 p.m.

College volleyball: Big Sky regular-season champ Portland State meets an opponent to be determined in the 7 p.m. conference semifinals at Northern Colorado. If the Vikings win, they play Saturday for the tournament title and a spot in the NCAA tourney.

Saturday, Nov. 24

College football: No. 5 Oregon (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12) at No. 16 Oregon State (8-2, 6-2), with kickoff at noon (Pac-12 Networks). The Beavers could tie the Ducks for second in the Pac-12 North with a win — or make it a three-way tie for first if Stanford (9-2, 7-1) loses at UCLA (9-2, 6-2 and Pac-12 South champion), 3:30 p.m. (FOX). ... The other game of Pac-12 note is Notre Dame at USC, 5 p.m. (ABC).

n Linfield (10-0, ranked third and fourth in the polls) has a noon home game in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs versus North Central (9-2) of Naperville, Ill., which is 9-2 after a 41-21 road win last week over Cal Lutheran. North Central came into the postseason ranked 14th and 17th in the polls.

n Southern Oregon (9-2, No. 10 NAIA) has its second straight playoff game in Iowa. The Raiders will travel to Sioux City to play their quarterfinal game against third-ranked Morningside (11-0).

Winterhawks: Portland treks to Kent, Wash., to face Seattle at ShoWare Center, 7 p.m. The Hawks have a 2-1 series edge this season.

Prep football: In the Class 2A semis, No. 6 Portland Christian (11-1) will meet No. 2 Lost River (10-2) at 3 p.m. at Cottage Grove High. Portland Christian won 21-6 at Heppner last week, while Lost River won 26-20 at home in OT over Grant Union. Also at Cottage Grove, Central Linn faces Oakland at 11 a.m. in the other semifinal.

Sunday, Nov. 25

Blazers: The team begins its longest trip of the season — seven games in 11 nights — with a noon PT game against the Brooklyn Nets (CSN). The revised Nets have a starting lineup of guards Deron Williams and Joe Johnson, center Brook Lopez and forwards Kris Humphries and former Blazer Gerald Wallace and are contending in the NBA Eastern Conference.

Monday, Nov. 26

Blazers: The only back-to-back set on the Blazers’ seven-game eastern swing has Portland playing at Detroit (4:30 p.m. PT, CSN) on the second night. Pistons rookie Kyle Singler from Medford has started at small forward the last three games, averaging 14.7 points (18 of 33 from the field) in 31.0 minutes in those games.

College soccer: The Concordia men will play top-seeded Lindsey Wilson (Columbia, Ky.) at 2 p.m. PT at Montgomery, Ala., in the second round of the NAIA tournament. The Cavs drew the No. 16 seed after beating Embry-Riddle (Prescott, Ariz.) 3-1 Saturday at Concordia. Lindsey Wilson, the defending national champion, is 20-1-0. Concordia is 16-3-2.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

College basketball: The Lewis & Clark men play at UP, 7:30 p.m.

College soccer: Concordia’s women will play in the second round of the NAIA tournament. The 16-2-2 Cavaliers will take on 19-2-0 Cumberland (Lebanon, Tenn.) at 2 p.m. PT at Orange Beach, Ala. Concordia advanced with a 1-0 home win Saturday over Cal State San Marcos, with Ashley Ames scoring in the second overtime. The Cavs were ranked fifth going into the playoffs; Cumberland was No. 16. The Bulldogs are second in the nation in scoring with 4.33 goals per game, while Concordia is fourth in fewest goals allowed, 0.40.

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Blazers: After a travel day, Terry Stotts’ team takes on Washington at 4 p.m. PT (CSN). Wizards guard Martell Webster was averaging 6.4 points in 20.0 minutes per game through Tuesday.

Soccer: Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women’s team, reaping the fruits of their London Olympics gold medal, plays an exhibition against Ireland at Jeld-Wen Field. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Tickets go from $38 (endlines) to $250 each.