Seattle University overcame an 11-point second-half deficit to knock off host University of Portland 88-85 Wednesday at the Chiles Center...

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PORTLAND — Seattle University overcame an 11-point second-half deficit to knock off host University of Portland 88-85 Wednesday at the Chiles Center.


It was the first victory for the Redhawks (3-0) over the NCAA Division I Pilots since the 1979-80 season.


Seattle’s Bernard Seals led all scorers with 23 points. Five Redhawks scored in double figures: David White (17), Jeffrey McDaniel (15), Sean Namanny (14), and Sam Kirby (11).


Marcus Lewis went 8 for 9 from the field for 19 points for Portland. Standout point guard Pooh Jeter scored 11 points with 10 assists in the loss.


Women’s basketball


Regis 78, at UPS 72


Diana Lopez scored 19 of her 21 points in the second half to help knock off the University of Puget Sound in a nonconference game.


Kilty Keaton scored 23 points in the Loggers’ losing effort. Sarah Carnahan finished with 18 points and nine rebounds for UPS (2-1).


Volleyball


WWU, CWU players honored


Western Washington sophomore libero Courtney Schneider was a first-team selection on the AVCA Pacific Region all-star team. Schneider set school and conference season records for digs (646) and digs per game (6.59).


Two players from Central Washington were named to the first team: Crystal Ames, an outside hitter, and LeAnne McGahuey, a middle blocker.


• Gonzaga sophomore outside hitter Becky Jones was named an honorable-mention selection for the West Coast Conference. Jones’ 471 kills rank sixth on the Gonzaga single-season list.


Note


Luanne Isom Mills of Seattle was selected to the 2005 United States indoor rowing team, and will compete in the European Indoor Rowing Championships, Dec. 3-4 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mills, 66, is the world-record holder for the 2,000-meter sprint for her age and weight category.


Sports-information departments contributed to this report.