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UCLA routs Washington 88-66 to end 2-game skid

UCLA 's Tony Parker, center, celebrates his basket, between Washington's Jernard Jarreau, left, and Mike Anderson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With time running out on securing a top-four seed in the Pac-12 tournament, the UCLA Bruins are playing with a sense of urgency.

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Oregon ends 7-year losing streak to Cal, 80-69

Oregon's Joseph Young shoots against California's Dwight Tarwater (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Joseph Young scored 25 points, Dwayne Benjamin had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Oregon pulled away in the second half to beat California 80-69 on Wednesday night, ending a seven-year losing streak against the Golden Bears.

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Washington State holds off USC 70-66

Washington State forward Junior Longrus, right, blocks the shot of Southern California forward Strahinja Gavrilovic during the first half on an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Road wins have been hard to come by for Washington State this season.

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Gaines, Thornton lead Georgia past Ole Miss, 76-72

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kenny Gaines scored 22 points and Marcus Thornton added 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead Georgia to a 76-72 victory over Ole Miss on Wednesday night.

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Rodriguez scores 25 and Miami beats Florida State 81-77

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Hurricanes built an 18-point lead and survived the late heroics of Florida State’s Xavier Rathan-Mayes to win 81-77 on Wednesday.

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