PACIFIC 10 CONFERENCE ROUNDUP : Hendrick Scores Last and Cal Wins

From Associated Press

Freshman center Brian Hendrick scored California's last four points and the Golden Bears edged Oregon, 79-78, in a Pacific 10 Conference game Sunday at Eugene, Ore.

The score was tied, 75-75, when Hendrick made a layup with 57 seconds left. He was fouled and made the free throw.

Hendrick, the former Diamond Bar High star who is the son of former major leaguer George Hendrick, made another free throw with nine seconds remaining to give Cal a four-point lead before Oregon's Terrell Brandon made a three-point basket with two seconds left.

The Bears (15-6 overall, 6-4 in the Pac-10) never trailed after taking a 69-68 on a three-point shot by Bill Elleby with 4:40 to play.

Oregon (6-5, 11-9) tied the game, 75-75, with 1:13 remaining on two free throws by Brandon to set the stage for Hendrick's closing four-point cluster.

Cal's Keith Smith scored 26 points, making 11 of 12 shots, four from three-point range. Hendrick had 20 points and nine rebounds.

Keith Reynolds scored 26 points for Oregon and Kevin Mixon added 21.

Arizona State 68, Washington State 57--With brothers Alex and Isaac Austin scoring than half the points, the Sun Devils got an easy Pac-10 victory at Pullman, Wash.

The Sun Devils (12-8, 5-6) held the Cougars to six points in the opening 14 minutes of the game while taking a 24-6 lead. Mark Becker scored 10 points during that span, with the Austins each adding four.

Led by the Austins, Arizona State outscored the Cougars, 18-6, to take a 46-27 lead to start the second half. In all, the Austins scored 21 of Arizona's first 30 points in the second half. The Sun Devils led by as many as 20 points.

Alex Austin scored 22 points and Isaac Austin added 13.

Washington State (7-14, 1-10) lost for the 10th consecutive time.

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