Washington State coach Mike Leach was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year by The Associated Press on Friday.

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Washington State coach Mike Leach was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year by The Associated Press on Friday.

Leach, who was selected the Pac-12 Co-Coach of the Year with Stanford’s David Shaw by the league’s coaches, guided the Cougars to an 8-4 record, 6-3 in Pac-12 play, both marks the best at WSU since 2003.

WSU quarterback Luke Falk, wide receiver Gabe Marks and offensive lineman Eduardo Middleton were named to the All-Pac-12 first team. Offensive lineman Joe Dahl, safety Shalom Luani and defensive lineman Darryl Paulo earned second-team honors.

Falk leads the nation in passing at 387.8 yards per game, while Marks leads the conference in receptions (99) and touchdown receptions (14).

Two Washington players were named to the conference first team: cornerback Sidney Jones and safety Budda Baker. Huskies linebacker Travis Feeney was named to the second team.

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, a Heisman Trophy finalist, was named offensive player of the year. Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner was named defensive player of the year. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen was named newcomer of the year.

Carson Stadnyk scored unassisted in overtime as the Everett Silvertips defeated the host Vancouver Giants 3-2. The win allowed Everett (19-10-0-2, 40 points) to pass Seattle and take over first place in the U.S. Division of the Western Hockey League. Connor Dewar and Dawson Leedahl also scored for Everett and Carter Hart made 18 saves.

Jordan Topping scored in overtime as the Tri-City Americans defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-2 at ShoWare Center in Kent. Jerret Smith and Donovan Neuls scored goals for Seattle (18-11-3-0, 39 points).

Other football

Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp earned his fifth All-America award from the 2015 season, earning first-team FCS honors from the Walter Camp Football Foundation.


The Seattle Reign acquired another international roster spot from the Boston Breakers for a second-round pick in next year’s NWSL draft, the club announced. Seattle has five international roster spots for next season. The Reign roster already features Scottish internationals Kim Little and Rachel Corsie, Netherlands forward Manon Melis and Sweden midfielder Antonia Goransson.

Men’s college basketball

Kyle Impero had 21 points and seven rebounds as host Western Washington (8-4) defeated Quest 97-58.

Women’s college basketball

Jordan McPhee scored 12 points and was one of four Seattle Pacific players in double figures as the Falcons (5-3) beat Eastern New Mexico 76-62 in the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic at Brougham Pavilion.

• Western Washington extended its winning streak to five with a 65-45 victory over Midwestern State at the South Point Holiday Hoops Classic in Las Vegas. Tia Briggs scored 13 points to lead four Vikings (6-3) reaching double digits in scoring.

• Abilene Christian (7-2) defeated host Eastern Washington 72-60. Hayley Hodgins scored 20 points for the Eagles (6-5), making five three-pointers. Delaney Hodgins had 12 points and 11 rebounds.