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Basketball: Four Pac-10 winners

By Jeff Faraudo
Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 at 12:58 am in Basketball, Gameday.

A good day for everyone outside Berkeley . . .

– Arizona 82, Robert Morris 56: The Wildcats (11-2) won their third in a row and sixth in seven games to close out their non-conference schedule. Derrick Williams had 17 points and nine rebounds and had 16 points in 19 minutes.

– Washington 90, Nevada 60: Isaiah Thomas scored 24 points and the Huskies (8-3) remained perfect in seven home games. Matthew Bryan-Amaning added 16 points and 11 rebounds. UW outrebounded the Wolf Pack 55-40 and made 11 3-point baskets.

– Washington State 83, Mississippi State 57: The Cougars (9-1) rode 28 points from Klay Thompson to an easy first-round win in the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. Faisal Aden came off the bench to score 20 points. WSU held the Bulldogs to 34 percent shooting and forced 21 turnovers. The Cougars outscored MSU 44-17 in the second half.

– Oregon State 74, Illinois-Chicago 54: Jared Cunningham (San Leandro HS) scored 22 points and Roberto Nelson had 14 off the bench for the Beavers (5-6) in their final non-conference game. Cunningham has scored 43 points in the past two games, shooting 22 for 22 from the FT line.

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