Cal needs UCLA to topple Huskies on Saturday in order for the Bears to have a shot at a co-title . . .
– Washington 80, USC 58: Terrence Ross had 18 points and and Darnell Gant had 14 points and nine rebounds as the Huskies (21-8, 14-3) clinched no worse than a share of the Pac-12 title with a win in Los Angeles. Byron Wesley scored 23 points for the last-place Trojans (6-24, 1-16), who lost their eighth straight game.
– Oregon 90, Colorado 81: The Ducks (21-8, 12-5) moved into a tie for third place with idle Arizona as senior guards Devoe Joseph and Garrett Sim scored 24 and 19 points, respectively, in Eugene. The Buffaloes (19-10, 11-6) fell into fifth place despite 20 points from senior guard Carlon Brown.
– UCLA 78, Washington State 46: One day after a blockbuster Sports Illustrated story on the decline of the UCLA program, the Bruins (17-13, 10-7) solidified their hold on sixth place, led by 18 points from senior Lazeric Jones. Brock Motum scored 18 for the Cougars (14-15, 6-11), who lost for the fourth time in five games.
– Oregon State 77, Utah 67: The Beavers (16-13, 6-11) led by 21 at halftime and held on to move a step closer to just their second winning season since 1990. San Leandro HS product Jared Cunningham had 17 points and six assists for OSU. Dijon Farr scored 16 for the Utes (6-23, 3-14), who are 0-14 away from home.
Elsewhere . . .
— Former Richmond HS star Wendell McKines had 19 points and 13 rebounds for his 17th double-double of the season — the 44th of his career — in New Mexico State’s 65-61 loss at Nevada.