Pilots rally to edge past Ducks
PORTLAND — Nik Raivio scored 24 points to lead a big second-half turnaround as Portland registered an 88-81 victory over Oregon on Saturday.
Robin Smeulders added 17 points and eight rebounds and T.J. Campbell chipped in 16 points for the Pilots (3-0).
The Ducks (3-1) employed a tenacious defense to keep Portland off balance for a large stretch of the first half. That helped the Ducks jump to 10-point leads twice before halftime.
But the Pilots turned the momentum around at the start of the second half.
Freshman E.J. Singler, a former South Medford standout, finished with six points in 18 minutes of play.
Sacramento State 65,Oregon State 63
At Corvallis, Sacramento State led by 22 points at halftime and withstood a furious rally to defeat Oregon State.
Sultan Toles-Bey led Sacramento State with 17 points and six rebounds. Justin Eller scored 12 points off the bench and Michael Selling had 10 rebounds for the Hornets (3-2).
, who surpassed their win total from last season, when the team went 2-27.
Seth Tarver had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Beavers (1-3) and Calvin Haynes added 11 points.
Joe Burton put the Beavers ahead 60-58 after a bucket with 2:41 remaining.
Toles-Bey responded with a layup. After the Beavers missed a shot, Toles-Bey was fouled and made both free throws to put the Hornets ahead for good with 1:34 left.
The Beavers had a chance to tie the game in the final seconds, but Haynes missed a short jumper, and Lathen Wallace couldn't get up a shot.
Stanford 99, Florida A&M 69
At Stanford, Calif., Jeremy Green scored 21 points, Landry Fields had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Stanford beat Florida A&M.
Drew Shiller added 15 points for the Cardinal (2-2), who rebounded from a buzzer-beating home loss to Oral Roberts on Wednesday. Jarrett Mann had 11 points, Emmanuel Igbinosa and Jack Trotter each had 10.
Yannick Crowder scored 14 points to lead the Rattlers (0-4), who have yet to play at home.
Loyola Marymount 67, Southern California 59
At Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount overcame a 12-point deficit in the second half to rally past USC.
Guard Jarred DuBois led the Lions (2-3) with 17 points, hitting on 4-of-5 3-point attempts. Drew Viney, a sophomore transfer from Oregon, added 14 points, and freshman Ed Garibay had 12 points and six rebounds.