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Oregon edges Arizona State to get season sweep

Oregon guard Elijah Brown had 19 points and MiKyle McIntosh had 16 as the Ducks swept the season series from the Arizona State Sun Devils with a 75-68 Pac-12 victory at Matthew Knight Arena on Thursday.

Washington State squeaks by Cal 78-76

Wing Robert Franks led a balanced Washington State attack with 15 points, and Drick Bernstine made an open layup with 1.7 seconds remaining as the Cougars completed a season sweep of California with a 78-76 victory on Thursday at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif.

No. 22 Saint Mary's eases past Pepperdine

Jordan Ford stuffed the stat sheet Thursday night with 18 points, 10 rebounds and four assists as No. 22 Saint Mary's rolled to a 27-point lead and cruised to a 75-61 West Coast Conference win over outmatched Pepperdine at McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, Calif.

Without Trier, No. 14 Arizona tops Oregon State in OT

Arizona freshman Deandre Ayton had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the No. 14 Wildcats overcame the loss of star guard Allonzo Trier for a 75-65 Pac-12 overtime victory over Oregon State on Thursday in Corvallis, Ore.

Stanford steamrolls Washington, 94-78

Reid Travis scored 23 of his career-high 33 points in a first-half runaway Thursday night as Stanford built a 22-point halftime lead en route to a 94-78 rout of Washington in Pacific-12 play at Stanford, Calif.

Utah slips past UCLA for fifth win in row

David Collette scored 21 points while Justin Bibbins totaled 17 points and 10 assists to help Utah edge UCLA in an 84-78 victory on Thursday night in Salt Lake City.


Former Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

WASHINGTON A former senior official in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Rick Gates, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy against the United States and lying to investigators, and is cooperating with a federal probe into Russia's role in the election.