Monday, November 20, 2017

Vikings Top Aggies, Stay Unbeaten

At Portland, Oregon:

Bryce Canda and Michael Mayhew each scored 17 points on Monday as the Portland State Vikings (4-0) held off the visiting Utah State Aggies (2-3) 83-79.

Sam Merrill paced the visitors with a career-high 23 points, 18 of them in the second half.

Men's College Hoops: Ducks' Support In AP Poll Grows; Also Receive Support In Coaches' Poll

After their home victories over Alabama State (Friday) and Ball State (Sunday), the Oregon Ducks gained support in the Associated Press men's college basketball poll that was released on Monday.  

The Ducks would be ranked tied for #37 with Temple.

The Ducks also received support in the USA Today/Coaches poll, where they would be ranked #29.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Ducks Cruise To Easy Win Over Dave Letterman's Alma Mater

At Eugene, Oregon:

Payton Pritchard scored a career-high 20 points while Elijah Brown added 17 off the bench on Sunday night as the Oregon Ducks (4-0) stretched the nation's longest current Division I home winning streak to 46 games following their 95-71 domination of the Ball State Cardinals (1-3).

Pilots Fry NAIA Owls

At Portland, Oregon:

Josh McSwiggan scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Portland Pilots (2-1) ran roughshod over visiting Oregon Tech, an NAIA school from Klamath Falls, Oregon, by the score of 86-59.

Grey Cup Playoffs: It's Argos Vs. Stamps For The Marbles

Both divisional finals in the Canadian Football League's Grey Cup Playoffs were contested on Sunday.


At Toronto:

In the East Division Final, quarterback Ricky Ray led a last-minute drive which culminated in backup QB Cody Fajardo's one-yard run for the game-winning touchdown with 23 seconds remaining as the Toronto Argonauts recovered from blowing a 15-point fourth-quarter lead and overtook the visiting Saskatchewan Roughriders 25-21.


At Calgary, Alberta:

Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell completed 20 of 32 passes for 228 yards and two touchdowns as the Calgary Stampeders overcame an early deficit to overtake and hold off the visiting Edmonton Eskimos 32-28 in the West Division Final.

Next Sunday, the Calgary Stampeders and Toronto Argonauts will take part in the 105th Grey Cup Final, to be played at TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, with kickoff set for 3:30 PM Pacific Time.  The game will telecast in the United States on ESPN 2.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Beavers Hold Off 49ers At Home

At Corvallis, Oregon:

Drew Eubanks scored 26 points and grabbed eleven rebounds while Tres Tinkle scored 20 points of his own on Saturday night as the Oregon State Beavers (2-1) held off the visiting Long Beach State 49ers (2-1) 89-81.

Vikings Stay Unbeaten, Defeat Highlanders On Road

At Los Angeles:

Bryce Canda scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on Saturday as the Portland State Vikings (3-0) defeated the UC-Riverside Highlanders (1-2) 94-82 on the road.

Ducks Prove Too Much For 'Zona, Gain Bowl Eligibility

At Eugene, Oregon:

Royce Freeman ran for four touchdowns on Saturday as the Oregon Ducks (6-5 overall, 3-5 in Pac-12 play) defeated the visiting Arizona Wildcats (7-4, 5-3) 48-28 to gain bowl eligibility.

Sun Devils Hold Off Beavers In Corvallis, Gain Bowl Eligibility

At Corvallis, Oregon:

Demario Richard ran for 116 yards and three touchdowns while quarterback Manny Wilkins threw for 167 yards and two more scored on Saturday as the Arizona State Sun Devils (6-5 overall, 5-3 in Pac-12 play) locked up bowl eligibility following their 40-24 road victory over the Oregon State Beavers (1-10, 0-8).

Mini K Van

Here's a 1970 Australian newspaper ad for the Mini K Van.

'67 Minis

Here's a 1967 British magazine ad for the Austin/Morris Minis.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Ducks Annihilate Hornets As Dana Altman Picks Up Career Victory #600

At Eugene, Oregon:

Kenny Wooten scored 19 points (while grabbing 13 rebounds) while Victor Bailey added 18 as the Oregon Ducks (3-0) with six players scoring in double figures, destroyed the visiting Alabama State Hornets (0-4) 114-56 on Friday night for their nation-leading 45th consecutive home victory.

Ducks head coach Dana Altman picked up his 600th career victory.  He has 600 wins against 313 defeats in 29 years as an NCAA Division I men's head basketball coach.

Caleb Porter Departs

Where will the Timbers move from here?

Thursday, November 16, 2017

'61 MG Midget Ad

Here's a British magazine ad for the 1961 MG Midget. 

'58 Wolseley 1500

Here's a beautiful 1958 British-built Wolseley 1500 four-door saloon---or what we Americans call a sedan. 

Quality First

Here's a 1955 British magazine ad for the British-built Morris Isis. 

That Morris 850 Feeling

Here's an Australian magazine ad for the 1961 Morris 850 (a.k.a. the Morris Mini). 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Easy Win For Pilots

At Portland, Oregon:

Josh McSwiggan, D'Marques Tyson, and Rashad Jackson each scored 12 points on Tuesday night as the Portland Pilots (1-1), with five players scoring in double figures, used a balanced offense to dominate visiting Walla Walla of the NAIA 89-52.

Vikes Make Roadkill Out Of D3 Bearcats

At Portland, Oregon:

Deontae North III scored 19 points as the Portland State Vikings (2-0), with seven players scoring in double figures, buried the visiting Willamette University Bearcats----a Division III team based in Salem, Oregon----111-60 on Tuesday night.

Bama Moves To Top Of CFP Rankings With Clemson, 'Canes, Sooners Rounding Out Top Four; Badgers At #5

In the latest College Football Playoff rankings released on Tuesday night, the Alabama Crimson Tide moved up one spot to the number one position, followed by the Clemson Tigers at #2 (up two spots from last wekk), the Miami Hurricanes (up four spots), then the Oklahoma Sooners (up one spot).

The Wisconsin Badgers moved up three spots to number five.

The Auburn Tigers, who manhandled Georgia (who fell six spots to #7), currently sit at #6 (up four spots).

Pac-12 schools in the rankings:

Southern California at #11 (same as last week), Washington State at #14 (up five spots), Washington at #9 (down nine spots), and Stanford at #22 (unranked last week).

Monday, November 13, 2017

Cowboys Top Beavers In Corvallis

At Corvallis, Oregon:

Hayden Dalton scored 22 points, 12 of them on four three-point buckets on Monday night as the Wyoming Cowboys (2-0) defeated the Oregon State Beavers (1-1) 75-66 on the road.

Justin James added 19 points and Alan Herndon 16 (who himself converted four three-point shots) to the Cowboys' coffers.

Tres Tinkle paced the Beavers with 20 points to go with his 14 rebounds and three steals.  Drew Eubanks added 17 to the OSU totals.

Ducks Too Much For Prairie View A&M

At Eugene, Oregon:

Troy Brown scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds on Monday night as the Oregon Ducks (2-0) blew out the visiting Prairie View A&M Panthers (0-2) 100-67.

Zachary Hamilton paced the visitors with 23 points.

The Ducks stretched the nation's longest current home winning streak to 44 games (a school record).

Men's College Hoops: Ducks Get One Vote In AP Poll

In the first Associated Press men's top 25 college basketball poll of the regular season that was released on Monday, the Oregon Ducks, coming off their Friday home win over Coppin State, received one vote, which would tie them for 48th place with fellow 2017 Final Four entry South Carolina.