(AP) After Portland had withstood a late barrage from the Indiana Pacers and Paul George, the Trail Blazers gathered at midcourt and raised their hands together. It might be early in the season, but this was a statement win for the Blazers. More.
(AP) Arizona State's run to the Pac-12 Championship game has earned the Sun Devils plenty of hardware. Todd Graham was named the Pac-12 coach of the year on Monday and defensive end Will Sutton became the second player to repeat as defensive player of the year . . . more.
(AP) A couple thousand Seahawks fans were crowded in front of the television stage when Russell Wilson walked out of the locker room . . . Wilson threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns, and the Seahawks became the first team to clinch a spot . . . more.