Ethan Thompson scored 19 points and Warith Alatishe had 14 points and 16 rebounds as Oregon State beat No. 21 Oregon 75-64 on Saturday night. Jarod Lucas added 13 points and the Beavers (8-5, 4-3 Pac-12) had a 42-23 rebounding edge in their third straight victory. Thompson, a senior guard, joined Gary Payton as the only players in school history with at least 1,400 points and 400 assists.
Junior forward Warith Alatishe finished with his third double-double of the season to help lift Oregon State to a 75-64 upset victory in Eugene on Saturday. Alatishe scored 14 points and added 16 rebounds, tying his career-high in rebounds. Beavers snap the Ducks' 28-game home winning streak to move to 8-5 overall and 4-3 in Pac-12 play.
Top-ranked Gonzaga struggled a bit in beating two of the best teams in the West Coast Conference last week, so coach Mark Few pushed his squad to step up its defense. The undefeated Zags did just that. Drew Timme scored 22 points and freshman Jalen Suggs came close to a triple-double as Gonzaga smothered Pacific 95-49 on Saturday night for its 19th consecutive victory dating to last season.