Arizona State wanted to take advantage of UCLA inside, despite the Bruins’ length and athleticism in the paint.
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.
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.
Which Pac-12 teams are in a good position to earn a bid? Which have a lot more work to do? With only two teams ranked in the top 25, there might not be much conference representation at the Big Dance.
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.
Anthony Brown had 21 points and 10 rebounds and Stanford hung on after getting outscored 10-1 in the closing minutes to beat Southern California 78-76 on Sunday night.
All five UCLA starters scored in double figures, led by freshman forward Kevon Looney with 15 points, as the Bruins cruised to a 73-54 victory over Cal in Pac-12 action Sunday night.
Freshman Kevon Looney had career-highs of 27 points and 19 rebounds, helping UCLA rally to beat Stanford 86-81 in double overtime Thursday night and snap the Bruins’ five-game skid.
Nikola Jovanovic scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead USC past California 72-57 on Wednesday night for its first conference win.
Delon Wright had 11 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals to lead a balanced offense for No. 10 Utah in a 71-39 rout of UCLA on Sunday.