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Thursday, Nov. 29

College women’s basketball: Washington (4-1) visits Chiles Center to play Portland (1-5) at 7 p.m. Kari Luttinen, 5-10 sophomore guard from Seattle, is the only Pilot in double figures for points (11.5) per game, but is shooting just 35.4 percent on 82 field-goal attempts, 30 more than anyone else on the team.

Prep basketball: Central Catholic’s girls open the three-day Nike Northwest Invitational at Southridge with a 5 p.m. game against Cleveland High of Seattle. Lincoln’s girls meet Southridge at 8 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 30

Blazers: Portland’s fourth stop on a seven-game, 11-day trip is Boston (8-6 through Tuesday). Tip is at 4:30 p.m. PT (CSN). Jason Terry is trying to take over for the departed Ray Allen (now with Miami) as Boston’s fourth scorer (joining Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo). Terry is averaging about 11 points in 27 minutes per game as a sometimes starter.

Winterhawks: Seattle visits the Rose Garden, 7 p.m. The Thunderbirds lost 8-2 at home to Portland last Saturday. The Hawks have won the last three meetings by a combined score of 20-5. Goaltender Mac Carruth is 11-1 with a .942 save percentage and 1.51 goals allowed per game.

Prep basketball: The high school season gets into full preseason swing.

Boys games include Parkrose at Jefferson, West Linn at Grant, Century at Lincoln, Sunset at Cleveland, Beaverton at Franklin, Barlow at Wilson, and McMinnville at David Douglas. Benson plays in a tournament at Tacoma, Wash. Madison is in a two-day tournament at Newberg.

In girls action, Lincoln and Central Catholic continue play in the three-day Northwest Invitational at Southridge. Grant goes to Parkrose, Wilson is at Lakeridge, Madison plays at Centennial, Silverton stops by Roosevelt, and Jefferson treks to North Salem. Cleveland plays in the two-day Century tournament. St. Mary’s Academy meets Tigard to kick off the two-day West Linn Classic. Franklin and David Douglas compete in the two-day Sandy tournament.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Blazers: Portland is at Cleveland, 4:30 p.m. PT (CSN). Kyrie Irving, the second-year point guard from Duke, is out with a broken finger, after averaging a team-high 22.9 points with 5.6 assists per game, shooting .463 from the field, .391 from 3-point range and .820 at the foul line in 10 games. In his place, Jeremy Pargo, in his second season out of Gonzaga, is the likely opponent for Portland rookie Damian Lillard (19.1 points, 6.1 assists, .443, .405, .833 through Tuesday).

College football: Oregon State (8-3) will make up a game postponed at the start of the season with Nicholls State (1-9, seven-game losing streak), 11:30 a.m. at Reser Stadium (Pac-12 Networks).

Linfield (11-0) will play host to Wisconsin-Oshkosh (12-0) at noon in the NCAA Division III quarterfinals.

Cal Poly, with former Grant High standout Andre Broadous at quarterback and coached by former Portland State coach Tim Walsh, will play an FCS second-round playoff game at 1 p.m. PT at Sam Houston State (8-3, ranked third in the nation) in Huntsville, Texas.

Broadous threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as the 18th-ranked, 9-2 Mustangs won 42-34 at home two weeks ago over Northern Arizona to claim a co-Big Sky title with Eastern Washington and Montana State (all 7-1).

Broadous, a senior, has passed for 1,262 yards and 18 touchdowns, with three interceptions, and run for 446 yards and 9 TDs this season.

Winterhawks: Portland makes the one-day trip to Everett for a 7 p.m. game with the Silvertips. NHL-bound, star defenseman Seth Jones, who spurned Everett and wound up with the Hawks, is bound to be greeted hotly (and coldly) by the Silvertips fans. Going into the weekend, Portland was 20-4-1-0, Everett 10-17-0-2.

Prep football: The usual suspects are the only teams left in the state playoffs. Class 6A will have a semifinals doubleheader at Jeld-Wen Field — 12-0 Lake Oswego against 11-1 Tigard at noon, and 10-2 Jesuit versus 12-0 Sheldon at 4 p.m. The Tigers edged Central Catholic 43-37 in last week’s quarterfinals, while the other three winners outscored their opponents 139-47.

The 5A finals kick off at 7:30 p.m. (CSN), with 12-0 Sherwood taking on 11-1 Marist. Last week’s 5A games were no contest, either, as Sherwood belted Silverton 46-19 and Marist dominated Redmond 40-8.

by: COURTESY PHOTO: BETH MUMFORD - Portland Christian's Dryden Rachinski comes up with his third fumble recovery of the game as the Royals defeat Lost River 25-13 in last week's Class 2A semifinals.In 2A, Portland Christian will battle Oakland for the title. Kickoff is 4:15 p.m. at Hillsboro Stadium. The Royals (12-1) beat Lost River 25-13 in the semifinals. The Oakers (10-2) topped Central Linn 34-28.

Cross-country: The Nike Cross Nationals are at Portland Meadows. Individual runners from Oregon in the field include Kyle Thompson (Central Catholic) and Paige Rice (St. Mary’s Academy).

Roller derby: Portland’s Rose City Rollers take on rival Seattle’s Rat City, 5:45 p.m., Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Sunday, Dec. 2

College women’s basketball: Portland plays at Portland State, 2 p.m. The Vikings (4-1) are led by guards Courtney VanBrocklin (13.8 points per game) and Kate Lanz (7.4 assists), forward Angela Misa (13.4 rebounds) and others.

Golf talk: Veteran sportswriter Bob Robinson will talk about his new book, “Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway,” and sign autographs at the Oregon Historical Society’s Holiday Cheer event, noon to 4 p.m. More than 70 authors are taking part. Go to ohs.org for information.

Monday, Dec. 3

Blazers: Portland visits Charlotte, 4 p.m. PT (CSN). The Bobcats (7-5 through Tuesday) are young, with Kemba Walker (18.5 ppg) and Jeffery Taylor at guard, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Byron Mullens (8.8 rebounds per game) at forward — average age 22. Veteran Brendan Haywood is at center.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Winterhawks: Everett hits the Memorial Coliseum ice at 7 p.m. At home, the Hawks are 11-2-0-0.

College men’s basketball: UNLV, led by forward Mike Moser from Grant High, takes on Portland at Chiles Center, 8 p.m. Moser, a 6-8, 210-pound junior, is at 11.3 points and a team-best 10.3 rebounds per game. The Rebels were 3-1 going into a Wednesday game with Cal Irvine. Their loss came to Oregon 83-79 last week in Vegas.

Prep basketball: Boys games include Grant at Lake Oswego, Lincoln at West Linn, McMinnville at Wilson, Roosevelt at Gladstone, Madison at Barlow, Franklin at The Dalles-Wahtonka, Cleveland at Hood River Valley, Clackamas at David Douglas, Parkrose at Dallas, and Central Catholic at Milwaukie.

The girls slate has Lake Oswego at Jefferson, Reynolds at Grant, Centennial at Lincoln, Hood River Valley at Benson, Gresham at Madison, Lakeridge at Franklin, David Douglas at Cleveland, Gladstone at Roosevelt, and Wilson at Forest Grove.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

Blazers: Portland wraps up its longest trip of the season with a 4 p.m. PT game at Indiana (CSN). The Blazers meet the center they coveted in free agency during the off-season — Roy Hibbert. He was averaging 9.6 points, 8.7 rebounds and 3.1 blocks (first in the NBA) through 14 games. The Pacers edged the L.A. Lakers on Tuesday, improving to 7-8.