Bryce Alford made five 3-pointers while scoring 22 points, Tony Parker added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and UCLA led all the way in beating Oregon State 75-59 on Wednesday night in Los Angeles.
The Bruins improved to 51-7 against the Beavers in games played in Los Angeles, having won 11 in a row.
Gary Payton II tied his career high with 24 points and Langston Morris-Walker added 19 points and eight rebounds for the Beavers, who dropped into a fourth-place tie with the Bruins. Oregon State’s two-game winning streak ended.
The Bruins, who have won seven of their last 10, used 3-point shooting to build a 15-8 lead, with Alford hitting two of their first four. They made 10 3s in the game.
Oregon State closed within three before UCLA outscored the Beavers 20-8 to end the first half leading 40-25.
Oregon 80, USC 75: Joseph Young scored 26 points to lead the Ducks past the Trojans in Los Angeles.
Dillon Brooks and Elgin Cook each scored 15 points as the Ducks never trailed and won their fourth straight.
Young scored on a drive to give Oregon a 72-62 lead after USC went on a 5-0 run. He made a 3-pointer from the corner out of a media timeout to put the Ducks ahead 64-51. Young broke a 41-41 tie with three straight baskets early in the second half on a jumper, a layup and a 3-pointer.
Julian Jacobs scored 18 points to lead the Trojans, who have lost nine straight.
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