Jacob Young scored 19 of his 23 points after halftime to help Oregon record an 84-81 overtime victory over No. 3 UCLA in Pac-12 play on Thursday night in Los Angeles.
Will Richardson added 16 points and N’Faly Dante had 12 as the Ducks (10-6, 3-2 Pac-12) won their fourth straight game.
Oregon coach Dana Altman recorded his 700th career victory. His 33-year career includes one season at Marshall, four at Kansas State and 16 at Creighton prior to his 12-year tenure with the Ducks.
Johnny Juzang notched 23 points and nine rebounds and Jules Bernard added 13 points for UCLA (10-2, 2-1), which had its five-game winning streak snapped. Cody Riley added 11 points for the Bruins.
No. 2 Gonzaga 110, BYU 84
Drew Timme scored a game-high 30 points on 13-of-14 shooting as the Bulldogs extended the nation’s longest homecourt winning streak to 61 games with a rout of the Cougars in Spokane, Wash.
Andrew Nembhard added 22 points and 12 assists for Gonzaga (13-2, 2-0 West Coast Conference). Julian Strawther netted 20 points and Chet Holmgren finished with 12 as the Zags sank an absurd 69.4 percent of their shots, going 11 of 21 on 3-point tries.
Alex Barcello scored 19 points to pace BYU (14-4, 2-1). Caleb Lohner added 17, and Te’Jon Lucas chipped in 10.
No. 5 USC 81, Oregon State 71
Chevez Goodwin amassed 20 points and 12 rebounds and Drew Peterson added 17 points as the Trojans got back on track by rallying past the Beavers at Los Angeles.
Boogie Ellis scored 14 points and Isaiah Mobley had 11 as the Trojans (14-1, 4-1 Pac-12) rebounded from their first loss of the season Tuesday at Stanford. USC held Oregon State scoreless over the final 3:54 after overcoming multiple nine-point deficits in the first half and a 10-point difference in the second half.
Los Angeles-area native Jarod Lucas scored a career-high 27 points and Warith Alatishe added 15 points and eight rebounds for Oregon State (3-12, 1-4).
No. 6 Arizona 76, Colorado 55
Four Wildcats scored in double figures as Arizona pulled away in the second half at Tucson, Ariz., to snap the Buffaloes’ five-game winning streak.
Arizona (13-1, 3-0 Pac-12) outscored Colorado 44-27 after halftime. The Buffaloes (11-4, 3-2) shot just 32.8 percent for the game.
The Wildcats got 14 points each from Azuolas Tubelis and Justin Kier, plus 13 from Bennedict Mathurin and 12 from Pelle Larsson. Colorado’s K.J. Simpson, who signed with the Wildcats last fall but was let out of his letter of intent after Arizona fired coach Sean Miller in the spring, scored a career-high 17 points.
No. 13 Wisconsin 78, No. 16 Ohio State 68
Brad Davison scored 25 points as the Badgers won their sixth game in a row, beating the Buckeyes in Madison, Wis.
Tyler Wahl had 20 points and Johnny Davis added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Badgers (14-2, 5-1 Big Ten), who last lost on Dec. 11 at Ohio State.
E.J. Liddell led the Buckeyes (10-4, 4-2) with 18 points, 14 in the second half before fouling out with 3:18 left and the Buckeyes down by 17.
No. 19 Texas Tech 78, Oklahoma State 57
The 19th-ranked Red Raiders jumped to an early lead and rolled past the Cowboys in Lubbock, Texas.
Kevin Obanor led the Red Raiders (13-3, 3-1 Big 12) with 17 points. Adonis Arms scored 13, Davion Warren 12, Bryson Williams 11 and Marcus Santos-Silva recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Bryce Thompson’s 14 points paced Oklahoma State (8-7, 1-3), which shot an abysmal 32.1 percent (18 of 56).
DePaul 96, No. 20 Seton Hall 92
Jalen Terry scored 28 points and David Jones added 24 as the Blue Demons never trailed and held off a furious comeback by the Pirates for an upset victory in a Big East game in Chicago.
Javon Freeman-Liberty, who entered Thursday leading DePaul (10-6, 1-5 Big East) with 21.7 points per game, scored 12 and played only 23 minutes because of an apparent leg injury suffered during the second half after he crashed into a media table chasing a loose ball. Yor Anei added 11 points for the winners.
Jared Rhoden had 25 points to lead Seton Hall (11-4, 2-3), which shot 5-for-18 (27.8 percent) from 3-point range. Bryce Aiken scored 22 points, Kadary Richmond had 11 and Tray Jackson added 10.
–Field Level Media