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Pac-12 men’s hoops: Oregon pulls away late to beat UCLA

Sun., Jan. 20, 2013, midnight

Tony Woods scored 18 points and No. 21 Oregon pulled away over the final 6 ½ minutes to beat No. 24 UCLA 76-67 on Saturday in Los Angeles, improving the Ducks to 5-0 in Pac-12 play for the first time in 39 years.

Dominic Artis added 14 points, and Arsaian Kezemi had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Ducks, who snapped the Bruins’ 10-game winning streak, including eight straight victories at home.

UCLA led by three points at halftime after shooting 55 percent. They led by five early in the second half and tied the game at 52-all before the Ducks’ defense stepped up and sent the Bruins’ shooting into a tailspin.

Travis Wear scored 17 points to lead the Bruins, whose winning streak equaled their longest since 2008-09. Norman Powell added 11 points starting in place of Shabazz Muhammad, who finished with 10 points, as did Kyle Anderson.

(7) Arizona 71, Arizona State 54: Mark Lyons scored 24 points, Nick Johnson added 19 and the Wildcats pulled away in the second half to beat the rival Sun Devils at Tempe, Ariz.

Arizona was solid at both ends and went on the decisive run after Arizona State point guard Jahii Carson picked up his fourth foul midway through the second half. Solomon Hill added 13 points for the Wildcats, who scored 18 points off turnovers and outscored ASU by 14 inside.

Stanford 69, California 59: Dwight Powell scored 17 points and Chasson Randle added 15 in helping the Cardinal defeat the Golden Bears at Stanford, Calif.

John Gage added 14 points for the Cardinal, who had lost three of their previous four.

Josh Huestis had 12 rebounds to go with nine points.

Allen Crabbe and David Kravish each scored 14 for Cal.

USC 69, Oregon State 68: Aaron Fuller’s only basket, a layup with 4.8 seconds remaining, lifted the Trojans past the Beavers in Los Angeles.

The lead changed hands eight times in the final 2:52. Eric Moreland fed Joe Burton for a layup with 12.6 seconds to play to give Oregon State a 68-67 lead.

Devon Collier’s game-winning attempt was blocked by Eric Wise.

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