Point guard Derek Raivio will likely play Saturday when No. 10 Gonzaga hosts Virginia. Raivio missed most of the loss to Washington after...
SPOKANE — Point guard Derek Raivio will likely play Saturday when No. 10 Gonzaga hosts Virginia.
Raivio missed most of the loss to Washington after badly bruising his back when he fell while driving to the basket.
He sat out the next two games, when Gonzaga (6-2) beat Washington State and Oklahoma State.
“I think I’m ready right now,” said Raivio, averaging 14 points in six games.
Top 25 men’s game
At No. 21 N.C. State 86, N.C.-Asheville 56
Ilian Evtimov scored 19 points as the Wolfpack (7-1) cruised past the Bulldogs (1-5).
At Oregon St. 70, N. Colorado 52
The Beavers bounced back from a 14-point loss at Portland as Chris Stephens had 17 points and three assists.
Sasa Cuic and Jeffers each added 13 points and five rebounds for Oregon State (3-3).
Top 10 women’s game
At Mississippi 67, No. 7 Rutgers 57
Armintie Price and Ashley Johnson each scored 22 points as the Rebels (7-1) downed the Scarlet Knights (8-1).
• In the lowest-scoring Division I game since the introduction of the three-point line, Monmouth, N.J., beat Princeton 41-21. Princeton tied the record for fewest points in a Division I game since the three-point line started in 1986-87.
• Arizona senior guard Hassan Adams, the leading scorer for the No. 24 Wildcats, will be in the starting lineup Saturday at Utah despite being cited for disturbing the peace.
• Stanford forward Kristen Newlin is expected to miss at least a week because of an injured left leg.