Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

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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Suns end 5-game skid with 110-96 win over Nuggets

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker, left, congratulates guard Brandon Knight as they head off the court at the end of the Suns' 110-96 win over the Denver Nuggets in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Denver.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Knight is showing off his shooting touch to his new teammates. His playmaking at crunch time, too.

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Pondexter leads Pelicans past Nets, 102-96

New Orleans Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter (20) handles the ball against Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams (8) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Quincy Pondexter saw his 3-pointer go down with 49.9 seconds on the clock, he turned up court, allowed a slight smile and pounded his chest with the palm of his hand three times.

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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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