Justin Cobbs scored 20 second-half points and sparked California to an 88-83 victory over Oregon State Saturday at Gill Coliseum.
Brittany Boyd scored 25 points, seven in the final six minutes as No. 23 California held off Oregon State, 72-63, in the Pac 12 opener for both schools Friday night.
The Oregon State Beavers have a history of pulling off unlikely upsets at home in the past decade.
The Pac 12 has a few quarterbacks being talked about when discussing the Heisman Trophy this season. While Oregon’s Marcus Mariota may be considered the Heisman favorite at this point in the season, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion has been doing more than enough to stay in the running, and may be the ultimate sleeper pick this season.
Sean Mannion threw for 481 yards and four touchdowns as Oregon State rolled to its sixth straight victory, beating California 49-17 Saturday night.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 20 points and Colorado picked up a much-needed win at the Pac-12 tournament, holding off Oregon State 74-68 in the first round on Wednesday.
Chiney Ogwumike posted her sixth straight double-double with a career-high 32 points and 18 rebounds to lead the No. 4 Cardinal to a 65-45 win over the Beavers.
Chasson Randle’s layup with 37 seconds left in the fourth overtime provided the winning points Saturday in Stanford’s 103-101 win against Oregon State.
Stanford rallied from a rare halftime deficit to beat Oregon State 67-60 on Saturday and preserve a 71-game home winning streak.
School officials say the 19-year-old Thompson was playing basketball on campus Wednesday when he collapsed. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.