Cunningham leads Beavers to easy win

CORVALLIS — Jared Cunningham had 18 points and five assists to lead Oregon State to a 78-59 win against USC on Saturday night.

Devon Collier added 12 points and Joe Burton 11 for the Beavers (13-7, 3-5), who got a pregame talk from Oregon State alumnus Gary Payton, an NBA standout from 1990-2007.

Byron Wesley had 15 points and seven rebounds and Maurice Jones 13 points for the Trojans (5-15, 0-7), who gave up a season high in points.

Cunningham's three-point play with 16:20 remaining gave Oregon State a 47-26 lead. Jones scored four points in a 7-0 run USC that cut the Beavers' lead to 14.

Oregon State answered with four straight points, including a thunderous dunk by Cunningham off a steal. The Trojans got no closer than 13 afterward.

USC had not allowed more than 66 points this season. Oregon State got its 67th point on Angus Brandt's free throw with 4:02 left.

The Beavers shot 30 of 59 (50.8 percent) from the floor, while the Trojans were 25 of 50 (50 percent). Oregon State had a 36-27 rebounding edge, including a game-high 11 by Eric Moreland.

Washington 76, Stanford 63

At Seattle, Tony Wroten scored 21 points and Terrence Ross added 18 as Washington overwhelmed Stanford in the second half.

Washington coach Lorenzo Romar earned his 300th career victory and 100th conference win at Washington.

The Huskies (12-7, 5-2 Pac-12) remained one of four teams with two conference losses.

Washington State 77,California 75

At Pullman, Wash., Faisal Aden scored 24 points to lead Washington State past California.

Davonte Lacy of Washington State (11-8, 3-4) hit a 3-pointer, was fouled and missed the ensuing free throw to give the Cougars a 77-74 lead with 18.3 seconds remaining.

With six seconds left, Justin Cobbs of California (16-5, 6-2) hit the front end of a pair of free throws, but missed the second. Jorge Gutierrez grabbed the rebound and flung a shot that hit the front of the rim to seal the Cougars' victory.

Colorado 64, Arizona 63

At Boulder, Colo., Kevin Parrom missed a 3-pointer from the right wing at the buzzer and Colorado escaped with a win.

Arizona had a shot at pulling off the win after the Buffaloes' Carlon Brown missed a 3-pointer at the 30-second mark and the Wildcats corralled the rebound.

Arizona coach Sean Miller had used its last timeout at 2:51, however, and the Buffaloes chose not to foul. The Wildcats worked the ball around for a good look but the ball didn't come close.

Utah 64, Arizona State 43

At Salt Lake City, Cedric Martin scored 17 points and Chris Hines added 14 as the two combined to hit nine 3-pointers to lead Utah.

Kareem Storey scored 12 points while Jason Washburn chipped in 10 points and six rebounds for Utah. The Utes (5-14, 2-5 Pac-12) triumphed after the dismissal of former starting point guard Josh Watkins earlier in the week. Utah shot 53 percent from both the field and the 3-point line.

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