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Updated Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 02:16 AM

Gonzaga women beat Eastern Washington | College basketball

By Seattle Times news services

SPOKANE — Sunny Greinacher contributed team highs of 16 points and eight rebounds to lead the Gonzaga women's team to a 65-50 victory over Eastern Washington before a crowd of 5,271 Tuesday night.

Haiden Palmer scored 12 points for the Zags (7-2), who took better care of the ball than the Eagles (2-5). Gonzaga made 10 turnovers, compared with 24 for Eastern Washington.

Eastern shot 41 percent from the field, compared with 38 percent for the Zags.

Lexie Nelson, a transfer from Montana, scored a game-high 19 points for the Eagles.

Pac-12 men

At No. 8 Arizona 63,

Southern Mississippi 55

Nick Johnson scored 23 points, Kevin Parrom had 13 of his 14 in the second half, and the Wildcats (6-0) overcame a season-high 27 turnovers to get past the Golden Eagles (6-2).

Arizona forced the Golden Eagles into 17 second-half turnovers to pull away to its best start since opening the 1999-2000 season with six straight wins.

Neil Watson scored 17 points for Southern Miss, which led 35-27 at halftime.

Other Top 10 men

At No. 3 Michigan 73, Western Michigan 41

Trey Burke had 20 points on 8-for-11 shooting and seven assists as the Wolverines beat the Broncos (6-2). Michigan is 8-0 for the first time in 16 seasons.

No. 5 Louisville 80,

at College of Charleston 38

Wayne Blackshear scored 18 points to lead the Cardinals (7-1) past the Cougars (5-3).

Louisville guard Peyton Siva, a graduate of Franklin High School in Seattle, added 12 points.

Of Louisville's defense, coach Rick Pitino said, "It's the best we've looked this year."

Notes

• No. 21 UNLV rallied to win 68-60 at Portland. Portland's Ryan Nicholas, who is from Spokane, had 15 points and 19 rebounds.

• Ken Trickey, a former coach at Iowa State, Oral Roberts and other schools, died at age 79.


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