Stanford drops California
Jeremy Green scored 21 points and Dwight Powell had 20 to lead Stanford to an 82-68 victory over visiting California on Sunday night in the Pac-10 opener for both teams.
The Cardinal (8-4) never trailed after Green’s 3-pointer made it 14-12 about 8 minutes into the game, but the Golden Bears (7-6) stayed close most of the way.
Anthony Brown added 11 points and Aaron Bright had 10 for Stanford.
Oregon St. 76, Arizona 75: In Corvallis, Ore., Joe Burton’s basket in the lane with 28 seconds remaining gave Oregon State the lead and the Beavers held on to beat Arizona (12-3, 1-1).
Calvin Haynes had an assist on Burton’s basket, then made four straight free throws in the final 9 seconds to preserve the win for the Beavers (7-6, 2-0).