Men's: Singler's 25 helps Oregon stun Cougars in overtime

2013-02-17T00:00:00Z Men's: Singler's 25 helps Oregon stun Cougars in overtimeThe Associated Press The Associated Press
February 17, 2013 12:00 am  • 

PULLMAN, Wash. - E.J. Singler made two free throws with 3.8 seconds left, lifting No. 23 Oregon to a 79-77 overtime win over slumping Washington State on Saturday to hold on to first place in the Pac-12 Conference.

WSU's Dexter Kernich-Drew appeared to foul Singler on purpose despite the score being tied at 77.

Singler scored 25 points to lead Oregon (21-5, 10-3), which has won three in a row since a three-game losing streak dropped them from the Top 10. Carlos Emory added 20 for the Ducks.

Royce Woolridge scored a career-high 36 points for Washington State (11-15, 2-11), losers of six straight. Woolridge missed a half-court shot as time expired.

Washington State took an 11-point lead at halftime, but the Ducks erased that in the early minutes of the second half and the score was tied at 71 at the end of regulation.

• Arizona St. 63, Colorado 62, OT: In Boulder, Colo., Evan Gordon hit a buzzer-beating layup in overtime to lift the Sun Devils (19-7, 8-5).

Gordon scored a team-high 14 points. Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 for Colorado. The Buffaloes tied the game at 52 in regulation on Xavier Johnson's dunk with two seconds left.

• UCLA 88, Stanford 80: In Stanford, Calif., Kyle Anderson had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Shabazz Muhammad had a late four-point play and UCLA (19-7, 9-4) held on.

• Oregon State vs. Washington: In Seattle, late.

Top 25

• Maryland 83, No. 2 Duke 81: In College Park, Md. - Seth Allen broke a tie by making two free throws with 2.8 seconds left, and the Terrapins stunned the Blue Devils to end a six-game skid against their rival.

As the final horn sounded, thousands of fans from the sellout crowd charged onto the court to celebrate the Terrapins' most significant victory of the season. Maryland (18-7, 6-6) had lost 12 of 13 against Duke.

• No. 1 Indiana 83, Purdue 55: In Bloomington, Ind., Will Sheehey scored a career-high 22 points and Cody Zeller had 19 for the Hoosiers (23-3, 11-2).

• No. 5 Gonzaga 71, San Francisco 61: In San Francisco, Kelly Olynyk had 26 points and nine rebounds and Elias Harris added 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulldogs (25-2, 12-0).

• No. 6 Syracuse 76, Seton Hall 65: In Newark, N.J., Brandon Triche scored a career-high 29 points for the Orange (21-4, 9-3).

• No. 7 Florida 83, Auburn 52: In Auburn, Ala., Mike Rosario scored 22 points, Kenny Boynton had 16 and Florida (21-3, 11-1) routed Auburn.

• No. 8 Michigan St. 73, Nebraska 64: In Lincoln, Neb., Keith Appling scored 16 points to go over 1,000 for his career as the Spartans (22-4, 11-2) stayed tied atop the Big Ten.

• No. 10 Kansas St. 81, Baylor 61: In Manhattan, Kan., Angel Rodriguez scored 22 points and Shane Southwell added 18 for the Wildcats (20-5, 9-3).

• No. 11 Butler 68, Fordham 63: In New York, Rotnei Clarke scored 22 points for the Bulldogs (21-5, 8-3).

• No. 14 Kansas 73, Texas 47: In Lawrence, Kan., Jeff Withey had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Jayhawks (21-4, 9-3).

• No. 17 Oklahoma St. 84, Oklahoma 79, OT: In Stillwater, Okla., Marcus Smart scored 28 points and the Cowboys (19-5, 9-3) held on.

• No. 18 Marquette 79, No. 16 Pittsburgh 69: In Milwaukee, Vander Blue scored 19 points to lead the Golden Eagles (18-6, 9-3).

• Providence 71, No. 21 Notre Dame 54: In Providence, R.I., Kadeem Batts scored 20 points for the Friars (14-11, 6-7).

• Tennessee 88, No. 25 Kentucky 58: In Knoxville, Tenn., Trae Golden had 24 points and eight assists for the Vols (14-10, 6-6).

Pac-12 Standings

W-L W-L

Oregon 10-3 21-5

UCLA 9-4 19-7

Arizona 8-4 20-4

Arizona St. 8-5 19-7

California 7-5 15-9

USC 7-5 12-13

Colorado 7-6 17-8

Stanford 6-7 15-11

Washington 5-7 13-12

Oregon St. 3-9 13-12

Utah 3-9 11-13

Washington St. 2-11 11-15

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