PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn't show up for practice. The Pullman Police Department says a rifle "was recovered next to Hilinski and a suicide note was found."
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Damian Lillard had 31 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 118-111 victory over the Phoenix Suns. CJ McCollum had 27 points, including six 3-pointers, and the Trail Blazers led by as many as 27 points in third quarter.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have hired Brian Schottenheimer as their offensive coordinator and are bringing back Ken Norton Jr. to oversee the defense. Schottenheimer takes over for Darrell Bevell, who was fired after seven seasons in charge of Seattle's offense. Norton was the defensive coordinator in Oakland before getting fired after 10 games last season. Norton replaces Kris Richard.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State has suspended guard KJ Langston indefinitely for a violation of team rules. Details were not disclosed. Langston is a junior who is in his second season with the Cougars after transferring from Chabot College. He has appeared in 29 games, averaging 6.3 minutes a game.
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