PROVO, Utah (AP) Nigel Williams-Goss scored 33 points and No. 1 Gonzaga remains the lone undefeated team in the country after an 85-75 victory over BYU on Thursday night.
The Bulldogs (23-0, 11-0 West Coast Conference) now have the longest winning streak in school history.
Gonzaga took a 42-26 lead after dominating the first half. The Bulldogs used a 20-4 stretch early to put BYU in a deep hole.
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T.J. Haws did the heavy lifting during the BYU rally, as the Cougars (16-8, 7-4) got within six at one point, and finished with 26 points.
No. 5 ARIZONA 71, OREGON ST. 54
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Allonzo Trier scored 18 points and Arizona roared to life in the second half for the win.
Dusan Ristic had 10 points and six rebounds for the Wildcats (21-2, 10-0), who have won 15 straight games.
Stephen Thompson Jr. had 16 points and five steals and Drew Eubanks added 12 points for the Beavers (4-19, 0-10).
Arizona went on a 23-2 run in the second half to take a 55-36 lead with 8:23 remaining. The Wildcats held the Beavers scoreless for nearly 6 minutes during the surge.
Oregon State shot 50 percent in the first half, but was limited to 34.6 percent in the second half. Arizona shot 53.8 percent in the second half and outrebounded the Beavers 39-26 for the game.
No. 13 OREGON 71, ARIZONA ST. 70
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Dillon Brooks scored 27 points, including the last 12 of the game for Oregon.
Brooks hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:32 to play for Oregon (20-3, 9-1 Pac-12), which trailed 60-59 before its preseason All-America took over in the final 3 minutes.
Jordan Bell had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Ducks, who outrebounded the Sun Devils 40-30. Oregon made 7 of 13 from 3-point range in the second half.
Shannon Evans II led Arizona State (10-13, 3-7) with 28 points and Tra Holder had 17.
No. 18 SAINT MARY’S 74, PACIFIC 70
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) – Jock Landale had 22 points and 12 rebounds and Saint Mary’s won for the 14th time in 15 games.
The Gaels (20-2, 10-1 West Coast Conference) built a 19-point lead before going 8:43 without a basket in the second half as the Tigers (8-16, 2-9) cut the deficit to three. But Saint Mary’s used free throws to stay in front and have their 10th straight 20-win season.
T.J. Wallace and Anthony Townes scored 15 points each as the Tigers lost their sixth straight overall and ninth in a row to Saint Mary’s.
No. 24 FLORIDA 93, MISSOURI 54
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Chris Chiozza notched the first triple-double of his career, finishing with 12 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for Florida.
Chiozza joined the exclusive club when he dished to Devin Robinson for a 3-pointer with 31 seconds remaining. Equally impressive: The Gators tied a school record by winning their third consecutive game by at least 30 points.
Coming off lopsided victories at LSU and at Oklahoma, Florida wasted no time putting Mizzou in a huge hole, taking a 48-18 lead.
Canyon Barry scored 17 points to lead Florida (17-5, 7-2 Southeastern Conference). KeVaughn Allen added 15, and Kasey Hill chipped in 11 points.
Terrence Phillips had 14 points for Missouri (5-16, 0-9), which lost its 13th straight overall and 31st in a row on the road.