Washington State fifth-year senior Jordan Railey, who tallied a career-high 17 points in last Sunday’s 69-66 upset win at California, appears to be in a good groove since returning to the starting lineup.
FRIDAY MORNING LINKS:
— T.J. McConnell scored a season-high 21 points and all five starters scored in double figures during an 80-62 victory over the Ducks.No. 7 Arizona. The Wildcats (14-1, 2-0 Pac-12) received 14 points from Stanley Johnson, 13 from Rondae Hollis-Jefferson in his second start of the season, 11 from Kaleb Tarczewski and Brandon Ashley scored 10.
— Joseph Young the Pac-12’s leading scorer at 20.1 points per game, led Oregon (11-4, 1-1) with 12. Jordan Bell added 11.
— Kevon Looney and Tony Parker dominated both overtimes, helping UCLA win 86-81 at Pauley Pavilion and snap its five-game skid. Looney had career highs of 27 points and 19 rebounds while playing all but three minutes. Parker tied his career best with 22 points and had 12 rebounds in a career-high 42 minutes, and Bryce Alford had 15 points for the Bruins (9-7, 1-2 Pac-12), who gave second-year coach Steve Alford his 500th career victory.
— Stanford’s Chasson Randle missed a potential game-winning free throw to force the first overtime. He scored 32 points — one off his career high — and Anthony Brown added 21 points for the Cardinal (10-4, 2-1), who had their four-game winning streak end. Stanford has lost 10 straight in Westwood.
— Oregon State improved to 9-0 at home with a 55-47 win over Arizona State at Gill Coliseum. Malcolm Duvivier had 15 points, five rebounds and five assists. Gary Payton II finished with 12 points and Victor Robbins added 10 for the Beavers (10-4, 1-1).
— Eric Jacobsen had 11 points and seven rebounds and Shaquielle McKissic had 11 points for Arizona State (8-7, 0-2), which is riding a 13 game road losing streak.
— Oregon and coach Dana Altman were sued Thursday afternoon by the alleged victim of a March sexual assault involving three former Ducks.
— Oregonian columnist John Canzano believes Altman should be fired.