Luke Nelson scored 15 points, hitting all but one of his 10 free throws, to lead UC Irvine to a 68-62 win over Cal State-Fullerton on Thursday night.
Bryce Alford scored 23 points, including five 3s, Tony Parker added 22 and UCLA defeated Southern California 85-74 Wednesday night to help the Bruins lock up the No. 4 seed in the Pac-12 tournament next week.
Norman Powell scored a career-high 28 points, hitting a key 3-pointer with 1:34 to go, and UCLA grinded out a 72-67 victory over Washington State on Sunday night that gave the Bruins possession of fourth place in the Pac-12.
Stephen Maxwell scored 24 points on 9-for-14 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Cal State Northridge stay out of the Big West cellar with an 82-72 win over Cal State-Fullerton on Thursday night.
Will Davis II scored 24 points and UC Irvine got past Cal Poly 63-56 on Thursday to remain in second place in the Big West.
It wasn’t easy, but the Cougars finally got a respite from their road woes on Wednesday night.
Norman Powell scored 24 points, Tony Parker added 20 and UCLA led all the way in routing Washington 88-66 Wednesday night to end a two-game skid.
Corey Hawkins scored 26 points and UC Davis topped Long Beach State 65-58 on Thursday, reaching the 20-win plateau for the first time as a Division I member.
Mark Tollefsen had 21 points, Tim Derksen added 19 points and San Francisco took control early to cruise to a 67-45 win over Loyola Marymount on Thursday.
Will Davis II scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and UC Irvine pulled away in the second half for a 75-60 win over Hawaii on Thursday night.
Reese Morgan hit four 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead Cal Poly to a 65-54 victory over Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night.
Jett Raines scored 19 points and Pepperdine clinched its first winning season since 2004-05 with a 64-55 victory over Santa Clara on Thursday night.
Arizona State wanted to take advantage of UCLA inside, despite the Bruins’ length and athleticism in the paint.
An LAX flight carrying the Oregon State men’s basketball team back to Oregon had to return to the gate after a woman was reportedly stung by a scorpion on board the aircraft.
Apparently all Southern California needed to snap its nine-game losing streak was a heavy dose of Elijah Stewart.