EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Will Richardson scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half and No. 17 Oregon came from behind for a 68-60 victory over 16th-ranked Colorado.The Ducks trailed by 12 points early in the second half but went on a 10-0 run in the waning minutes to overtake the Buffaloes. The two teams are tied for the league lead.Richardson also had nine rebounds. Payton Pritchard added 15 points for the Ducks.Evan Battey and D’Shawn Schwartz each had 14 points for Colorado.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Riley scored 11 of his 19 points in overtime to lead UCLA to a 86-83 win over Washington State. Riley made the biggest shots when the Bruins needed him most. He scored five field goals in overtime, one more than he did in regulation after coming off the bench. Chris Smith scored 23 points and Tyga Campbell scored 14 points for UCLA, which has won six of its last eight games. Isaac Bonton scored 23 points for Washington State, and Jeff Pollard added a career-high 20 points . Pollard also had a career-best four 3-pointers.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Remy Martin scored 24 points, including a key layup in the final 32 seconds, helping Arizona State hold on for a 74-69 victory over Stanford. Alonzo Verge, Jr. added 19 points for the Sun Devils, who won their fourth straight and sixth of seven overall. Kimani Lawrence had 11 points. Tyrell Terry matched his career-high with 24 points for the Cardinal, who lost their sixth in seven games after opening conference play with a 4-0 mark. Jaiden Delaire added 11 points for Stanford, which had beat the Sun Devils seven of their previous eight trips to Maples Pavilion.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Zeke Nnaji had 21 points and five rebounds, and Arizona overcame a sluggish game offensively and beat California 68-52. Dylan Smith added 14 points and Nico Mannion had 10 points and five assists to help the Wildcats bounce back from a home loss to UCLA that knocked Arizona out of the Top 25. Matt Bradley had 19 points and eight rebounds for California
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Kylor Kelley had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Oregon State to a 70-51 rout of Utah. Kelley was 7 of 10 from the field with five dunks. The Beavers led by 25 points at 68-43 on Kelley’s dunk with 3:42 remaining. Utah never got closer than 15 in the second half after trailing 35-19 at halftime. Branden Carlson lead Utah with 13 points. Timmy Allen, who came into the game averaging 18.3 points, was held to six points. Oregon State has won back-to-back conference games for the first time this season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Rakocevic scored 19 points, Jonah Mathews added 16 and Southern California snapped a three-game losing streak as it rallied for a 62-56 victory over Washington. The Trojans trailed 30-25 at halftime and were down 42-35 midway through the second half before going on a 16-4 run to take control. Mathews scored eight points during the run and Rakocevic added four. Jaden McDaniels led Washington with his third double-double of the season, 19 points and 12 rebounds, while Isaiah Stewart had 13 points and 11 rebounds for his 10th double-double.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — University of Colorado athletic director Rick George is tired of conducting annual searches for a head football coach. So he wants the Buffaloes' next head football coach to share his passion for the state and the university. Interim head coach Darrin Chiaverini checks those boxes. George promoted Chiaverini from assistant head coach to interim head coach following the departure of Mel Tucker to Michigan State after just one season in Boulder.
UNDATED (AP) — The Pac-12 could get a clear front-runner or the conference race could get even more muddled after Thursday's game between No. 16 Colorado and No. 17 Oregon. The Buffaloes lead the Pac-12 at 8-3 and the Ducks are a half-game back at 7-4. Colorado is atop the Pac-12 for the first time since 2012 and has its highest ranking since 2014. The Ducks have been ranked 15 straight weeks, the program’s second-longest streak since being in the AP Top 25 19 straight weeks from 2016-17.
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