Oregon holds off Oregon State for 74-73 winOregon forward E.J. Singler (25) goes to the basket as Oregon State's Eric Moreland, left, and Ahmad Starks (3) defend in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in Corvallis, Ore. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Garrett Sim had a season-high 25 points to help Oregon hold on for a 74-73 win against Oregon State on Sunday night.
Devoe Joseph and Olo Ashaolu added 16 points apiece for the Ducks (20-8, 11-5 Pac-12).
Ahmad Starks had 18 points and Angus Brandt 16 for the Beavers (15-13, 5-11).
Oregon State came back from a 10-point deficit, cutting the margin to two on Devon Collier's basket off a rebound with 41 seconds remaining. Ashaolu made one of two free throws with 9.9 seconds left, giving Oregon State one last possession with an opportunity to tie.
Challe Barton missed a 3-pointer, and the Beavers' Jared Cunningham followed with a dunk for the game's final score.