Oklahoma St. tops No. 18 Tech in OT
STILLWATER, Okla. — Cade Cunningham scored 20 points, and Oklahoma State got past Texas Tech in overtime for the second time this season, beating the 18th-ranked Red Raiders 74-69 on Monday night.
Cunningham, the Big 12’s leading scorer and one of the nation’s top freshmen, put on a show in front of about a dozen NBA scouts and executives, including Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti. He made eight of 13 shots and had five rebounds.
Kalib Boone scored 18 points, and Avery Anderson III added 16 for the Cowboys (15-6, 8-6 Big 12), who rallied from an 11point second-half deficit.
Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 18 points, and Mac McClung had 17 for Texas Tech (14-8, 6-7), which lost its third consecutive game.
NO. 19 USC 72, OREGON 58
Tahj Eaddy scored 24 points, and the Trojans led by 16 after a blistering start on their way to a win over the Ducks in Los Angeles.
Southern California (19-4, 13-3) moved into sole
possession of first place in the Pac-12 by dominating Oregon with just a sevenman rotation.
LJ Figueroa and Eric Williams Jr. had 14 points each for Oregon (14-5, 9-4).
NORTHWESTERN STATE 86 HOUSTON BAPTIST 80
Carvell Teasett had a career-high 25 points as the Demons beat the Huskies in Natchitoches, La.
Trenton Massner had 17 points, including a buzzerbeating, turn-around 3pointer from the left corner at halftime and 10
rebounds for Northwestern State (8-14, 7-4 Southland), which earned its sixth consecutive win.
Brycen Long had 14 points for Houston Baptist (4-14, 3-7).
SAM HOUSTON STATE 77 LAMAR 71
Zach Nutall scored 18 points as the Bearkats defeated the Cardinals in Beaumont.
Donte Powers added 17 points, Demarkus Lampley chipped in 16, and Bryce Monroe had 12 points for Sam Houston State (17-6, 11-1
Southland), which earned its fourth consecutive win.
Davion Buster had 19 points for Lamar (4-17, 3-10), which has now lost six consecutive games.
NO. 4 STANFORD 62 NO. 9 ARIZONA 48
Kiana Williams scored 15 points, and the host Cardinal clinched their first Pac-12 regular-season title in seven years, beating the Wildcats.
Lexie Hull added 16 points and nine rebounds for Stanford (21-2, 18-2 Pac-12), which won its 10th straight game to capture the program’s first league title since 2014. Oregon won the past three.
Aari McDonald scored 20 points for Arizona (15-3, 13-3) despite a slow start.
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Lizzy Ratcliff scored 17 points, and the Cowgirls breezed past the Huskies in Lake Charles, La.
N’Denasija Collins had 12 points and nine rebounds for Houston Baptist (7-8, 3-5 Southland).