ALFORD’S GAME-WINNER HELPS UCLA TOP ARIZONA
los angeles» Bryce Alford scored 25 points, hitting a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left that gave UCLA an 87-84 victory over No. 7 Arizona on Thursday night for the Bruins’ first Pac-12 win.
Geno Luzcando’s 29 points and 10 rebounds led Idaho State to an 83-78 victory over Northern Colorado. Dallas Anglin led the Bears (4-11) with 31 points. … Bryn Forbes scored 17 points, helping No. 5 Michigan State rout Illinois 79-54. … Jordan Tolbert tipped in Nic Moore’s missed shot for the go-ahead score with 28 seconds left and then had a big block as No. 15 SMU rallied to remain undefeated (14-0) with a 59-57 victory over Cincinnati. … Quentin Snider scored a career-high 21 points, helping No. 16 Louisville beat North Carolina State 77-72. … A.J. Hammons’ 17 points and four blocks and Rapheal Davis’ 16 points propelled No. 20 Purdue past Michigan 87-70.
Paige Bradley scored a career-high 31 points, leading Denver to a 64-53 victory over North Dakota State. The Associated Press