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Pac-12 basketball roundup: Washington outlasts Washington State

Washington forward Noah Dickerson (15) shoots in front of Washington State forward CJ Elleby (2) dur
Washington forward Noah Dickerson (15) shoots in front of Washington State forward CJ Elleby (2) during the second half on Saturday.
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Noah Dickerson tipped in a missed layup from Jaylen Nowell with 25 seconds remaining and Washington defeated rival Washington State 72-70 on Saturday night.

Dickerson scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Washington (20-5, 11-1 Pac-12). Nowell added 20 points.

Marvin Cannon scored 25 points with eight rebounds for Washington State (10-15, 3-9). Robert Franks added 16 points.

Washington came out of the second half with a 7-0 run over 1:57 sparked by a jumper from Nowell. Dickerson added a layup and Hameir Wright knocked down a 3 completing the run and forcing the Cougars to call a time out.

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Washington would go on a 13-3 run spanning five minutes after several layups from Dickerson and a 3-pointer from Dominic Green to tie the game at 54 with 9:57 remaining.

Franks knocked down a 3-pointer for WSU to take a 67-65 lead with 2:46 remaining.

Dickerson was fouled on the next possession making 1 of 2 free throws to cut the deficit to one. David Crisp then stole the ball, setting up the fast break and a 3-point play for Nowell that gave the Huskies the lead for good at 69-67.

The Huskies trailed most of the first half as WSU had all of the momentum in the early going.

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Arizona State 98, at Utah 87: Rob Edwards scored a season high 28 points while Zylan Cheatham chipped in 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Arizona State to a 98-87 victory over Utah on Saturday night.

Luguentz Dort added 17 points before fouling out with 4:44 left and Remy Martin had 16 points and five assists for the Sun Devils. Arizona State (17-8, 8-5 Pac-12) won in Salt Lake City for a second straight season.

The Sun Devils shot 34 of 63 (54 percent) from the field. Arizona State finished with an 18-8 edge in second-chance points after outrebounding the Utes 35-29.

at Oregon State 72, Oregon 57: Stephen Thompson Jr. had 22 points and Oregon State swept the Civil War series for the first time in nine seasons with a 72-57 victory over Oregon on Saturday night.

Tres Tinkle got off to a slow start but added 13 points and seven assists for the Beavers (16-8, 8-4 Pac-12). With the win Oregon State matched its best overall record through 24 games since coach Wayne Tinkle’s first season in 2014-15.

Louis King had 20 points and eight rebounds for Oregon (15-10, 6-6), which snapped a two-game win streak. Oregon was hurt by 18 turnovers.

Oregon State won the first game of the annual rivalry series, 77-72, in Eugene to open Pac-12 play on Jan. 5. The Beavers had not swept the Ducks since the 2009-10 season.


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