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Men’s Top 25 capsules: Payton Pritchard leads Oregon over No. 11 Arizona State

Arizona State guard Tra Holder drives past Oregon forward Roman Sorkin (41) and forward Paul White (13) on Thursday night in Tempe, Ariz. (Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press)
Arizona State guard Tra Holder drives past Oregon forward Roman Sorkin (41) and forward Paul White (13) on Thursday night in Tempe, Ariz. (Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press)
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TEMPE, Ariz. – Payton Pritchard scored 18 points and hit two free throws with 13.8 seconds as Oregon upset No. 11 Arizona State 76-72.

Oregon (12-5, 2-2 Pac-12) used a late spurt to go up eight points and hit four free throws in the final 32 seconds to earn its biggest win of the season.

The Ducks dominated the paint, outscoring Arizona State 38-16 inside and scoring 15 second-chance points on 15 offensive rebounds. Elijah Brown had 18 points and hit two free throws with 32 seconds left for Oregon.

Kodi Justice had 21 points and Shannon Evans II added 19 for Arizona State (13-3, 1-3).

No. 5 Wichita State 95, East Carolina 60

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Rauno Nurger scored 14 points and fifth-ranked Wichita State shook off a slow start to roll past East Carolina.

Shaquille Morris added 12 points for the Shockers (14-2), who improved to 4-0 in their first season in the American Athletic Conference.

Wichita State trailed 14-9 early after a 3-for-12 shooting start, but the Shockers quickly settled in to take complete control. Wichita State went ahead for good on a 15-0 run, part of a 36-9 avalanche to close the first half and drain the fight out of a once-feisty Minges Coliseum crowd.

B.J. Tyson scored 16 points for the Pirates (7-9, 1-4).

No. 17 Arizona 62, Oregon State 53

TUCSON, Ariz. – Allonzo Trier scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half and Arizona pulled away from a sluggish, close game in the final 7 1/2 minutes.

Deandre Ayton had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Rawle Alkins scored 11 points, nine in the second half, for the Wildcats (13-4, 3-1 Pac-12), coming off a loss Saturday at Colorado.

Tres Tinkle scored 18 points and Stephen Thompson Jr. had 14 for the Beavers (10-6, 2-2), who have won just once in Tucson in the last 35 years (2010).

North Carolina State 78, No. 19 Clemson 77

RALEIGH, N.C. – Omer Yurtseven scored a career-high 29 points, and North Carolina State held on to beat Clemson after Gabe DeVoe missed the third of three free throws with 0.2 seconds left that would have forced overtime.

Allerik Freeman finished with 14 points for the short-handed Wolfpack (12-5, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who blew nearly all of a 12-point lead with less than 90 seconds remaining but held on to claim their second home win over a Top 25 opponent in six nights after knocking off then-No. 2 Duke on Saturday night.

Marcquise Reed scored 17 points, Donte Grantham added 16 and Mark Donnal finished with a season-high 13 for Clemson (14-2, 3-1), which had its 10-game winning streak end.

Sam Hunt fouled DeVoe as he flung up a 3-pointer from the corner. DeVoe hit the first two free throws, and after N.C. State coach Kevin Keatts called a timeout, the Clemson guard bounced his last attempt off the left iron.

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