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Feb. 25 updates: Oregon, OSU survive in men's hoops; Beavers, Ducks win in baseball; Pilot women end hoops skid

College men's basketball — The Oregon Ducks survived another down-to-the-wire game, winning 71-68 at Stanford.

Zaire Williams missed a corner 3-pointer in the final seconds that would have won it for the Cardinal.

Chris Duarte scored 17 of his 24 points in the second half to carry the Ducks. Eugene Omoruyi had 12 points and 10 rebounds and LJ Figueroa 13 points and five rebounds.

With the win, Oregon (15-5, 10-4 Pac-12) is tied in the loss column with USC.

Stanford, without leading scorer Oscar de Silva (injury), was led by 15 points from Jaiden Delaire.

Oregon State 59, California 57 — The Beavers survived a frantic final two minutes to post their second road win of the season. Oregon State didn't score in the final 2:24, but Cal had unforced turnovers twice in the final 34 seconds while down two points — the game ending with the Bears' Matt Bradley losing his dribble as he tried to get off a tying or winning shot.

Roman Silva led the Beavers (12-11, 8-9 Pac-12) with 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting. Oregon State won despite going 0 for 10 on 3-point shots. Ethan Thompson has 12 points and Warith Alatishe 11 rebounds.

Cal (8-18, 3-16) was 2 of 17 on 3-pointers.

Northern Colorado 66, Portland State 64 — The Vikings (8-10, 5-6 Big Sky) erased a 14-point deficit to tie the score at 64 on an Ian Burke 3-pointer, but Matt Johnson's pull-up jumper with 3.4 seconds left won it for the Bears (10-8, 6-6).

Burke made all four of his 3-pointers and led the Vikings with 17 points at Greeley, Colorado.

Portland on pause — The Portland Pilots games Thursday at San Diego and Saturday at Santa Clara have been canceled because of a positive COVID-19 test within the program. This is the first time the program has had to pause because of a positive test.

College women's basketball — Haylee Andrews and Alex Fowler each had a double-double and Portland beat visiting Loyola-Marymount 73-63 to snap a three-game losing streak.

Andrews had 21 points and 10 assists and Fowler 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Portland (11-11, 8-8 WCC) outscored LMU 45-25 in the second half.

Former Benson standout Ciera Ellington scored 13 points for LMU (5-17 (4-13).

Northern Colorado 73, Portland State 51 — Alisha Davis scored 28 points as the Bears won at Viking Pavilion. Freshman Morgan Baird led PSU (9-10, 6-9 Big Sky) with 14 points. Northern Colorado (10-11, 9-7) outrebounded Portland State 43-25 and held the Vikings to 29.5% shooting.

College baseball — Kevin Abel struck out 11 over five innings as Oregon State beat Grand Canyon 4-0 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Joe Casey's third home run of the season put OSU up 1-0 in the second inning. Kyler McMahan's two-run single highlighted a three-run eighth inning.

Oregon 4, Seattle U 3 — In their season opener, the Ducks rallied with four runs in the bottom of the ninth to stun the Redhawks at PK Park in Eugene. After an error on a potential double-play ball kept loaded the bases with one out, Sam Olsson and Sam Novitske knocked in runs to tie the score and Jack Scanlon hit a sacrifice fly to right to plate the winning run.

Novitzke was 3 for 5 and leadoff hitter Aaron Zavala went 3 for 3 with two walks to reach base five times. Decker Stedman, who pitched the ninth and struck out the side, got the pitching win.

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