No. 10 Kansas thwarts Beavers
Ben McLemore scored 21 points, Travis Releford added 20 and No. 10 Kansas held off repeated Oregon State rallies to beat the Beavers 84-78...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ben McLemore scored 21 points, Travis Releford added 20 and No. 10 Kansas held off repeated Oregon State rallies to beat the Beavers 84-78 on Friday night.
The Jayhawks (6-1) built an early 14-point lead only to see Oregon State (4-2) tie the score at 37-all. Then, after Kansas pulled away for a 63-50 advantage early in the second half, Ahmad Starks led a 9-1 run to cut the deficit to 64-61.
WSU women lose
FRESNO, Calif. — Brandi Thomas scored 11 points and Lia Galdeira had 10, but Washington State (2-5) lost an 82-59 decision to Fresno State. The Bulldogs (3-2) outscored the Cougars 51-24 in the second half.
Other Top 10 men
No. 6 Syracuse 91,
at Arkansas 82
James Southerland scored a career-high 35 points, hitting 9 of 13 three-pointers, as the Orange (5-0) won its first visit to Bud Walton Arena. BJ Young led the Razorbacks (3-3) with 25 points.
Other Pac-12 men
Utah 74, at Texas State 69
Jarred Dubois scored 21 points and Jason Washburn had 18 for Utah. Jordan Loveridge added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Utes (5-2). Joel Wright had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas State (3-4).
No. 1 Stanford 87,
at UC Davis 38
Chiney Ogwumike had a career-high-tying 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Cardinal (7-0) used a 17-2 run late in the first half to pull away from UC Davis.
No. 10 California 63,
at Old Dominion 47
Layushia Clarendon scored 15 points, Brittany Boyd added 11 points and Gennifer Brandon had nine points and 17 rebounds for the Golden Bears (6-0), who won despite committing 25 turnovers and missing 16 of 32 free throws.
At San Diego State 80,
Courtney Clements scored 25 points as the Aztecs (4-2) drubbed the Women of Troy (3-3), who got 15 points from Cassie Harberts.
• Missouri senior guard Michael Dixon, who averaged 13.5 points last season, announced plans to transfer after two sexual-assault claims against him became public this week. He has not been charged in either case.
• Four Hofstra men's players — Shaquille Stokes, Jimmy Hall Jr., Kentrell Washington and Dallas Anglin — were charged with burglary after police in Mineola, N.Y., said the players admitted stealing more than $10,000 worth of laptop computers, iPads and other items from students.