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.
Joseph Young scored 26 points to lead Oregon to an 80-75 win against USC on Wednesday night.
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 Wednesday night.
Dwight Tarwater made a 3-pointer with 18.9 seconds left and California beat UCLA 64-62 on Saturday, the Golden Bears’ third consecutive win in the final moments.
UCLA coach Jim Mora found himself back on the recruiting trail this week, but he isn’t chasing a high school player this time.
Jakob Poeltl had 14 points and nine rebounds, and No. 11 Utah crushed Southern California 67-39 on Sunday.
Evan Payne scored eight of his 23 points in the final 2:24 of overtime — including 6 of 6 from the foul line — as Loyola Marymount rallied past Pacific 76-71 on Saturday.
Mike Caffey scored 25 of his career-high 34 points after halftime as Long Beach State overcame a late 11-point deficit to beat Cal State-Fullerton 91-85 in overtime.
Stefan Jankovic scored 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting and hauled in seven rebounds to help Hawaii to an 84-73 win over Cal State Northridge on Thursday night.
Norman Powell scored 23 points and UCLA defeated No. 11 Utah 69-59 on Thursday night for their first victory over a Top 25 opponent this season.
Askia Booker scored a career-high 43 points to lead Colorado to a 98-94 win against Southern California in triple overtime on Thursday.
Travis Souza hit five 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 17 points to help UC Irvine pull away and beat Cal Poly 67-57 on Thursday night.
Norman Powell scored 22 points, Bryce Alford added 21 and UCLA used a 26-6 run over both halves to put away Southern California 83-66 Wednesday night in the Bruins’ fourth straight win over their crosstown rival.
Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals, and No. 1 Notre Dame secured a spot in the BCS championship game with a 22-13 victory over Southern California on Saturday night.