TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Allonzo Trier scored 17 points in his first home game of the season, Lauri Markkanen had a double-double, and No. 7 Arizona pulled away late to beat Washington State 79-62 last night. Trier scored 12 points against UCLA on Saturday in his first game back from a 19-game suspension for performance-enhancing drugs. He became more assertive after a quiet first half at McKale Center, scoring 11 points in the second to help Arizona (19-2, 8-0 Pac-12) finally shake the pesky Cougars.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 25 points as undefeated and third-ranked Gonzaga beat San Diego 79-43 last night, clearing one obstacle to a possible No. 1 ranking next week. Johnathan Williams added 13 points and 12 rebounds for Gonzaga (21-0, 9-0 West Coast), which has the nation’s longest winning streak at 21 games. The Zags are the nation’s last remaining undefeated Division I team.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dillon Brooks returned from missing a game with a foot injury to score 17 points and lead No. 10 Oregon over Utah, 73-67 last night. The Ducks (19-2, 8-0 Pac-12) led by as many as 13 points in the second half, but Devon Daniel’s dunk off Lorenzo Bonam’s steal sliced the deficit to five and then Kyle Kuzma’s 3-pointer made it 70-66 with 1:40 to play. Brooks and Payton Pritchard made free throws to clinch the game in the waning seconds.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — George King scored a season-high 24 points, including a key 3-pointer down the stretch, and Colorado snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating Oregon State 85-78 last night. Bryce Peters added 15 points for Colorado (11-10, 1-7 Pac-12), which won the battle of winless conference teams.
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