Basketball: Huskies alone in first place

 UW’s home victory is worth sole possession of top spot . . .

   — Washington 71, UCLA: 69:Terrence Ross scored 22 points and the Huskies (15-7, 8-2) beat the Bruins (12-10, 5-5) for the eighth time in their past nine meetings in Seattle. Joshua Smith scored a career-high 24 points to lead UCLA.

   — Colorado 82, Oregon State 60: Sophomore Andre Robertson collected 16 points and 15 rebounds for his 14th double-double of the season and the Buffaloes (15-7, 7-3) improved to 6-0 at home in the Pac-12 and moved into a three-way tie for second place. Jared Cunningham scored 12 points for the Beavers (14-8, 4-6).

   — Stanford 68, Arizona State 44: Guards Aaron Bright and Chasson Randle had 16 and 14 points, respectively, leading the Cardinal (16-6, 6-4) past the Sun Devils (7-15, 3-7) at Maples. Stanford snapped a three-game losing streak. Center Jordan Bachynski scored a career-high 20 points for ASU, which played its fifth straight game without leading scorer and rebounder Trent Lockett, sidelined by an ankle sprain.

  — Oregon 79, Utah 68: The Ducks (16-8, 7-3) got 20 points from guard Devoe Joseph and climbed into a three-way tie for second place. The host Utes (5-17, 2-8) were led by Chris Hines with 20 points.

   — Washington State 60, USC 53: Brock Motum scored 26 points and the Cougars (12-10, 4-6) climbed to 4-1 at home in league play. Garrett Jackson led the last-place Trojans (6-17, 1-9) with 15 points.

Elsewhere . . .

   — Former Oakland HS star Damien Lillard, the nation’s leading scorer, poured in 40 points to lift Weber State past Portland State 92-79. Lillard came up one point shy of his career high while topping 30 points for the sixth time this season.

   — One-time Cal bench player D.J. Seeley scored a career-high 28 points, leading Cal State Fullerton to an 83-61 win over over Cal Poly. It ws the eighth time this season Seeley scored at least 20 points.


Jeff Faraudo