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Thursday, Dec. 13

Blazers: Visiting San Antonio had to rally from 14 points down to edge Portland 112-109 Nov. 10. San Antonio had lost seven in a row at the Rose Garden. The Spurs will try to win again at 7:30 p.m. (TNT).

College women’s basketball: Oregon State (5-3) concludes a four-game homestand with a 6 p.m. game against Cal State Fullerton (2-7).

College volleyball: The Oregon Ducks play No. 1-ranked Penn State (ESPN2) at 6 p.m. PT in the NCAA semifinals. The Final Four matches take place in Louisville, Ky. Oregon (29-4) beat fourth-ranked Nebraska 3-1 at Omaha in Saturday’s quarterfinals. Penn State is 33-2. The other seminfinal game starts at 4 p.m. PT and pits No. 3 Texas (30-6) against unranked Michigan (27-11), which upset No. 2 Stanford in the quarterfinals. The championship match will be played at 4 p.m. PT Saturday (ESPN2).

Prep boys basketball: Roosevelt travels to Philomath for a 7 p.m. game. At 7:30 p.m., Evergreen (Wash.) plays at Benson, and St. Helens is at Wilson.

Prep girls basketball: Cleveland visits Reynolds, 7 p.m. Roosevelt meets host North Marion in a tournament game at 7 p.m. La Salle has a 7 p.m. home game with Cascade.

Friday, Dec. 14

by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Central Catholic's Tyleur Kotzian-Upshaw goes up for a shot between three Westview players during the Rams's 63-49 loss in the second round of the Northwest Invitational at Southridge on Nov. 30.Winterhawks: Portland begins a three games-in-three nights weekend with a 7 p.m. Rose Garden match against Tri-City. Last week, the teams split two games, each winning on the other’s ice.

Prep boys basketball: At 5 p.m., David Douglas faces Sherwood in the first round of a four-team tournament at Oregon City, which plays Centennial at 7 p.m. The 7 p.m. lineup also includes Parkrose at Lebanon, and Banks at La Salle. ... The 7:30 p.m. games are Jesuit at Lincoln, Milwaukie at Grant, Barlow at Jefferson, Lakeridge at Madison, St. Helens at Wilson, Hood River Valley at Franklin, Westview at Roosevelt, and Sprague at Central Catholic in the nightcap of the Halligan Winter Classic’s opening day (Tigard meets West Linn at 5:45 p.m.). ... At 8 p.m., Cleveland takes on host Century in a four-team tournament also consisting of Beaverton and Clackamas.

Prep girls basketball: Central Catholic visits Jesuit, Westview plays at St. Mary’s Academy, Wilson is at Aloha, Lincoln treks to Sherwood, Newberg goes to Parkrose, all 7:15 p.m. starts ... Local 7 p.m. games include Jefferson at David Douglas, Franklin at Hood River Valley. ... Roosevelt plays its second game in the North Marion tourney. ... At 7:30 p.m., Benson is at home against Putnam in Tech’s four-team tourney, and Madison visits Regis.

College men’s basketball: Portland Bible College (11-4) plays at the University of Portland (3-6), 7:30 p.m. Big change of pace for the Pilots, who lost 74-46 Saturday at defending NCAA champion Kentucky.

College women’s basketball: Portland (2-7) meets Fresno State (6-2), 5:15 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 15

Winterhawks: Game two of a three-game weekend is 7 p.m. at Seattle.

College men’s basketball: Portland State (1-4 going into its game Wednesday versus Oregon State) plays host to George Fox (5-3), 7:30 p.m. ... Nebraska (6-2) plays Oregon (8-1), 1:30 p.m. (ROOT), Matthew Knight Arena. ... In the Cascade Collegiate Conference, Concordia (3-5, 0-2 CCC) visits 14th-ranked Warner Pacific (7-3 going into a Wednesday game with Lewis & Clark, 0-1 CCC), 7:30 p.m.

College women’s basketball: The day after a game at UP, Fresno State takes on Oregon (0-7), 1 p.m., Matt Knight. ... Concordia (5-5, 0-2 CCC) is at Warner Pacific (4-5, 0-2 CCC), 5:15 p.m.

Prep boys basketball: David Douglas meets Oregon City, 7 p.m., in the Pioneers’ tourney, after the 5 p.m. Centennial-Sherwood game. Cleveland competes in the Century tournament.

Prep girls basketball: The Benson tournament wraps up, as does the North Marion tourney that includes Roosevelt.

Sunday, Dec. 16

Blazers: New Orleans visits the Rose Garden, 6 p.m. (CSN). The Hornets have stumbled to a 5-15 start. No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Davis, the center from Kentucky, returned Tuesday after missing 11 games with an ankle injury.

Winterhawks: Portland’s three-game weekend concludes at Tri-City, 5 p.m.

College men’s basketball: Chicago State (3-8) is at Oregon State (5-2 going into Wednesday’s game at PSU, 4 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks).

College women’s basketball: Concordia goes to Puget Sound (6-3), 4 p.m. UPS freshman guard Emily Sheldon from Lincoln High is averaging 5.4 points and 5.8 rebounds.

Monday, Dec. 17

College men’s basketball: Portland plays host Cal State Bakersfield (3-6), 7 p.m. Tyrone White, a 6-7 senior from Jefferson High, is averaging 7.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game for Bakersfield. ... Warner Pacific visits Seattle Pacific (8-1), 7:30 p.m. For SPU, 6-11 senior starter Andy Poling out of Westview High has 10.8 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. ... Concordia plays at Eugene’s New Hope Christian, 7:30 p.m.

College women’s basketball: Warner Pacific is at home against Whitman (6-2), 7 p.m.

Prep girls basketball: St. Mary’s Academy travels to Skyview (Wash.) for a 7 p.m. game.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Prep boys basketball: Top 7:15 p.m. games are Silverton at Central Catholic, South Salem at Jesuit, and Southridge at Parkrose. The 7 p.m. slate includes La Salle at Cascade.

Prep girls basketball: The 7 p.m. games include Cleveland at Silverton, The Dalles-Wahtonka at David Douglas, and Crook County at La Salle. At 7:15 p.m., Jefferson plays at Hillsboro. Among the 7:30 p.m. games are Aloha at Franklin, and Gresham at Benson.

College women’s basketball: Samford (5-3) comes from Birmingham, Ala., to play Oregon, 7 p.m.