Colorado's Liufau exits game after taking sack

After Washington got on the board, Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau took a sack in the first quarter and was forced leave the game.

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Wade slides past LeBron for layup

Dwyane Wade gets past his long-time friend LeBron James and finishes with the layup for the Bulls, who lead the Cavs in the fourth quarter.


David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Colorado starting QB Sefo Liufau hasn't gone to the locker room, but he is away from his teammates, limping on the right sideline. It looks like he is trying to walk off an injury to his right ankle as he tosses some warm-up throws. Backup Steven Montez is staying in for now.


Colorado's Liufau exits game after taking sack

Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau stays down after taking a sack in the first quarter against Washington, and would have to leave the game.


Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

If Derrick Rose really wants to be a Knick for life, he's doing a good job selling himself tonight. He has 21 pints and five assists and just scored on back-to-back possessions in impressive fashion. He hit a layup in traffic and then drilled an 18-foot step back over Kris Dunn, an excellent defender.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Trainers are taping Colorado QB Sefo Liufau's right leg while backup Steven Montez is on the phone with the booth. Montez grabs his helmet and puts it on.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Wow. The Knicks led by 14 midway through the third quarter and have blown that advantage quickly. The game is tied at 100-100 with eight minutes to play. The Knicks' reserve unit has been awful early in the fourth quarter. Jeff Hornacek turns back to Derrick Rose to try to calm things down.

Ivan Maisel ESPN Senior Writer 

I was just thinking how Sefo Liufau is so good at protecting himself. He slides more than any quarterback I've seen this year. And then his ankle gets bent on the next play. Nothing he could do to protect himself.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

With QB Sefo Liufau hurt, Colorado's backup is Steven Montez, who has seen significant action this season and played well: 8.0 yards per attempt, 9 TD passes.

Washington opens scoring with rushing TD

Washington strikes first in the Pac-12 title game against Colorado with on a 1-yard TD run from Lavon Coleman.


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This is the 8th time that Washington has scored a TD on its opening drive, tied with New Mexico, Louisiana Tech, Notre Dame, Western Kentucky and UTSA for the most in FBS.

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No. 1 seed West Virginia and No. 2 seed USC will meet for NCAA women's soccer title Sunday. USC beat Georgetown 1-0 in Friday's second semifinal. West Virginia earlier beat UNC 1-0.

Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington's first drive featured a pass interference penalty and 50 yards rushing, no yards passing and a touchdown. If the Huskies run well and force the Buffaloes to crowd the box, that will open up the potent deep passing game involving QB Jake Browning and receivers John Ross and Dante Pettis.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

This is a match-up between Washington's offensive efficiency -- historic by some metrics -- and Colorado's league-leading defense. The Huskies land the first punch, tearing down the field for a score on only seven plays.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Rajon Rondo has been solid all night for the Bulls. His best game to date. He's got 10 points, 9 assists and 9 rebounds already. He and Taj Gibson have stabilized the offense throughout the game.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

After missing 46 of his previous 60 shots, Carmelo Anthony seems to have found his shooting touch again. He has 25 points on 16 shots tonight and has hit 5 of his 8 3-point attempts. He hasn't forced any shots either; most of his attempts have come off of a pass from a teammate.

Porzingis' block leads to Melo 3

Kristaps Porzingis denies Zach LaVine, and in transition Derrick Rose finds Carmelo Anthony, who drains the 3-pointer.


David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Colorado wins the toss. The Buffs are now an astonishing 12-1 in the coin toss this season. Their only coin flip loss was at USC.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Exactly how Phil Jackson drew it up: a Kristaps Porzingis block is gathered by Derrick Rose, who finds Carmelo Anthony for a 3-pointer in transition. The Knicks are up by 12 on Minnesota. With a win, they'll be a game over .500. This would be latest in the season they'd be over .500 since 2013.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington Purple at Levi's Stadium.

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76ers center Joel Embiid records his first career 20-10 game in his 13th NBA game. This is also the first time that Embiid and teammate Jahlil Okafor recorded a double-double in the same game.

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Fight On! USC senior forward Kate Johnson knocks home a goal in the 65th min to put the Trojans up 1-0 in their semi-final against Georgetown.

Indiana connects on half-court alley-oop

Curtis Jones tosses the lob from just beyond half-court and Freddie McSwain Jr. finishes with the two-handed slam as the No. 13 Hoosiers routed SIU Edwardsville.


Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike D'Antoni said Rockets center Nene will not be available for Friday's game against the Nuggets because he's dealing with a knee issue. It's more maintenance than anything else.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Davis back on the court after suffering a right shoulder injury. Davis left during the quarter break with the Pelicans up 5. He checks back in nine minutes (of gametime) later with the Pelicans down 4.

Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer 

1st Pac12 title game for both Colorado & Washington but both working to not make it their last. UDub has #15 recruiting class nationally & the Buffs 18th. They currently have 11 ESPN300 commitments combined - rest of the conf. has 21 combined with USC with six of those