Latest Pacific-12 Conference men's basketball News

LSU moves up to No. 2 in NET rankings with undefeated start

Dec. 07, 2021 02:26 AM EST

The NCAA's first NET rankings are out and the top spot mirrors the AP Top 25 with Purdue at No. 1. The NCAA's college basketball primary sorting tool takes a bit of a deviation at No. 2. LSU, which entered the AP poll at No. 25 this week, is No. 2 in the NET rankings...

Horne, Heath's 3 help Arizona State beat Oregon 69-67 in OT

Dec. 05, 2021 22:16 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — DJ Horne scored 23 points, Jay Heath hit a 3-pointer in the closing seconds of overtime and Arizona State beat Oregon 69-67 on Sunday night to snap a five-game skid. Heath made 4 of 6 from 3-point range and finished with 14 points and Kimani...

Mathurin scores 29, No. 11 Arizona beats Oregon State 90-65

Dec. 05, 2021 21:14 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Bennedict Mathurin scored a season-high 29 points, including four 3-pointers, and No. 11 Arizona beat Oregon State 90-65 on Sunday. Christian Koloko added 12 points for the Wildcats (7-0, 1-0 Pac-12), who won their fourth straight against the...

Strong 2nd half carries Utah past California, 66-58

Dec. 05, 2021 19:33 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Both Gach scored 19 points and Lazar Stefanovic came off the bench to knock down three second-half 3-pointers as Utah took control after intermission to beat California 66-58 on Sunday. Cal built a 35-29 lead in the first half, but Utah opened the...

Goodwin lifts No. 20 USC over Washington State 63-61

Dec. 04, 2021 20:59 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Chevez Goodwin sank a layup and a free throw with 16 seconds left to lift undefeated No. 20 Southern California to a 63-61 victory over Washington State on Saturday. Goodwin led USC (8-0, 2-0 Pac-12) with 14 points and added five rebounds. Drew...

UC Davis upends NAIA-member Cal Merced 81-40

Dec. 04, 2021 19:27 PM EST

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Christian Anigwe scored 14 points and UC Davis beat NAIA-member UC Merced 81-40 on Saturday. The Aggies (4-3) built a 10-0 lead, extended it to 27-9 and went to intermission up 42-17. Leo DeBruhl, Kane Milling and Elijah Pepper each scored 11. ...

Chandler scores 28, No. 13 Tennessee beats Colorado 69-54

Dec. 04, 2021 18:08 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Freshman Kennedy Chandler scored 16 of his season-high 28 points in the first half and No. 13 Tennessee pulled away from Colorado 69-54 on Saturday. It was Tennessee’s second straight victory over the Buffaloes in as many years. The Volunteers...

No. 5 UCLA at Washington canceled due to COVID-19 issues

Dec. 03, 2021 20:13 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — No. 5 UCLA’s game at Washington on Sunday has been canceled because of COVID-19 issues in the Huskies’ program. The game won’t be rescheduled and it will count as a Pac-12 victory for the Bruins. That’s because of the league’s rule for games...

Shepherd, Kelly lead Cal past Beavers 73-61 in Pac 12 opener

Dec. 03, 2021 00:53 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Shepherd and Andre Kelly combined for 45 points, 33 in the second half and California opened Pac-12 play with a 73-61 win over Oregon State on Thursday night. Kelly had eight points in the first five minutes of the second half when he and...

Mobley leads No. 20 USC to 93-73 victory over Utah

Dec. 02, 2021 02:48 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Isaiah Mobley kept the momentum going in what has been a fun week around the Southern California campus. The junior forward scored a career-high 21 points and tied a career high with 13 rebounds as the 20th-ranked Trojans opened Pac-12 play Wednesday...