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Ducks, Beavers win in Pac-12 men's hoop; OSU repeats as Pac-12 women's hoop champ; Beavers baseball moves to 7-1; UO softball moves to 12-4




Oregon 86, Washington 73, at Matthew Knight Arena

The Ducks dominated the Huskies in the final home game for seniors, including Elgin Cook, who scored 26 points.

The Ducks (23-6, 12-4 Pac-12) still lead the Pac-12 heading into their final games at UCLA on Wednesday and USC on Saturday.

Cook went 8 of 13 from the floor and 10 of 11 at the free-throw line. Dillon Brooks added 19 points.

Oregon shot .537 and went 26 of 35 from the free-throw line. Washington shot .393, but went 9 of 25 from 3-point land.

Andrew Andrews had 21 points and eight assists for the Huskies (16-13, 8-9).

Oregon State 69, Washington State 49, at Gill Coliseum

The Beavers (17-10, 8-8) sent their seniors out on a winning note in their final regular-season home game, including Gary Payton II, who wore No. 20 to commemoriate his father, the great Gary Payton.

The Cougars lost their 15th consecutive game under coach Ernie Kent.

Payton II had 13 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals. Drew Eubanks added 13 points and nine rebounds and Tres Tinkle 13 and 6.

The Beavers held the Cougars (9-20, 1-16) to .364 shooting, including .290 in the second half.

OSU remains firmly on the NCAA Tournament bubble heading into their final two Pac-12 games in Los Angeles.


Oregon State, 54, California 44, at Berkeley, Calif.

The Beavers (25-4, 16-2 Pac-12) repeated as Pac-12 champs with the win and a UCLA upset of Arizona State. The Beavers and Sun Devils finished as co-champs and OSU earned the top seed in the upcoming Pac-12 tournament by virtue of its 67-44 win over ASU on Feb. 1.

Stanford beat the Beavers two nights earlier, and they faced a challenge from the Bears (13-16, 4-14), who tied it 39-39. But OSU responded with a 15-0 run, as Marie Gulich had consecutive baskets and Jamie Weisner converted a three-point play and Katie McWilliams and Gabriella Hanson followed with 3-pointers.

About 30 minutes after the win, the Beavers learned of the ASU loss.

Ruth Hamblin had 11 points, a career-high 19 rebounds and six blocked shots. Weisner had 11 points, five assists and five rebounds.

OSU plays the winner of Oregon-Arizona on Friday in the Pac-12 tourney at Seattle.

Stanford 69, Oregon 42, at Stanford, Calif.

The Cardinal routed the Jillian Alleyne-less Ducks, who trailed 24-4 early.

Maite Cazorla had 17 points. Alleyne suffered a season-ending knee injury last week in practice.

The Ducks (20-9, 9-9 Pac-12) play Arizona in the Pac-12 tourney in Seattle on Thursday. It's Oregon's first 20-win season since 2004-05.

Stanford is 24-6, after going 14-4 in Pac-12 play.


Oregon State 3, Kansas 1, at Surprise, Ariz.

Luke Heimlich and two relievers combined to scatter six hits and Kyle Nobach drove in two runs.

Heimlich allowed four hits and no runs, struck out three and walked one in seven innings to move to 2-0. Scotland Church and Max Engelbrekt finished up on the mound.

The Beavers went 7-1 in their games at Surprise. They play at San Diego next weekend against the Toreros and William and Mary.

Kansas is 2-4.

Oregon 3, Illinois State 1, at PK Park

David Peterson pitched a great game for his first win, allowing only two hits and one unearned run (in the first inning), while striking out nine and walking two in eight innings as the Ducks moved to 6-1.

Stephen Nogosek pitched the ninth inning.

Steven Packard had a double and two RBIs.

Illinois State is 2-5.

The Ducks play host to UC Santa Barbara for three games next weekend.

Portland 6, Oakland 3, at Joe Etzel Field

The Pilots won the first game of a doubleheader. Caleb Whalen had two hits and two RBIs (from a key seventh-inning single), and Cooper Hummel, Dan Whittaker and Kevin Wade also had two hits.

Starting pitcher Jordan Horak and three relievers scattered seven hits and struck out 13 batters.

Oakland 14, Portland 4, at Joe Etzel Field

Oakland had 16 hits and led 7-1 after two innings and 10-2 after five innings.

Whalen went 4-for-5 with a homer, double and three runs scored for the Pilots (5-3). Matt DiLeo and Ian Yetsko homered, and DiLeo and Zach Sterry had three RBIs each, for Oakland (3-5).


Oregon 7, Oklahoma State 0, at Cathedral City, Calif.

Koral Costa had two hits, including a homer, and three RBIs and Jenna Lilley also went deep to back the pitching of Megan Kleist.

Kleist gave up two hits and struck out five and walked none in seven innings for the Ducks (12-4).

Oklahoma State fell to 5-10.

The Ducks play in the Alexis Park Resort Classic next weekend in Las Vegas.

Portland State 4, Utah Valley 3, at Honolulu

The Vikings beat Utah Valley for the third time by one run in the Hawaii Invitational.

Alyssa Burk, a day after pitching a 1-0 gem against Hawaii, gave up three hits and three runs, striking out five and walking three in seven innings to get the win.

Kortney Craker and Candice Orozco each homered for the Vikings (4-11). Utah Valley fell to 4-11.