Oregon upsets No. 3 Arizona 64-57
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Jason Calliste made the go-ahead jumper and free throw with 4:22 left and finished with 18 points as Oregon defeated No. 3 Arizona 64-57 Saturday.
Johnathan Loyd added 16 points for the Ducks who greatly improved their chances of a bid in the NCAA tournament.
Aaron Gordon had 21 points for the Wildcats, who had already clinched the Pac-12 regular-season title heading into the conference tournament in Las Vegas.
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Oregon State holds off Arizona State 78-76 in OT
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Roberto Nelson scored six of his 15 points in overtime, including the go-ahead free throw with 2:50 remaining, to pace Oregon State to a 78-76 victory over Arizona State on Saturday.
Jermaine Marshall's 3-pointer with 19.5 seconds to play in regulation time capped Arizona State's comeback from a 14-point deficit in the second half and forced overtime with the score tied at 67.
The Beavers earned a split of the two-game season series with ASU and snapped a four-game losing streak against the Sun Devils that had stretched over four seasons.
Jahii Carson led ASU with 24 points and Jonathan Gilling added 20 for the Sun Devils, who shot 41 percent to Oregon State's 47.5 percent and missed an opportunity to lock up the No. 3 seed for the conference tournament in Las Vegas.
Northern Arizona drops cold-shooting Montana 67-47
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Quinton Upshur scored 14 points as Northern Arizona dropped cold-shooting Montana 67-47 on Saturday.
Northern Arizona used a 7-0 run at the end of the first half to take a 26-21 lead at the break. Montana made just 5 of 19 shots before intermission.
The Lumberjacks ran away in the second half, outscoring the Grizzlies 41-26 as Montana made just one basket after the 12:31 mark, a layup by Nick Emerson with 36 seconds left in the game. For the game, Montana shot 29 percent and just 4 of 17 beyond the arc.
Ako Kaluna had 12 points while Aaseem Dixon added 11 for Northern Arizona, which shot 50 percent and enjoyed a 40-21 rebounding advantage.
Kareem Jamar led Montana with 15 points, including 7 of 10 from the line. He was the only Grizzly in double figures.
White Sox LHP Quintana hit in shin by line drive
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana was hit in the shin by a line drive Saturday and removed from Chicago's 6-4 loss to an Arizona Diamondbacks split squad after just two batters.
The left-hander gave up a leadoff single to A.J. Pollock, then Gerardo Parra lined one off Quintana's left leg. The White Sox say Quintana was diagnosed with a bruised shin and is day to day.
Quintana, who walked off the field, says he does not expect to miss a spring start.
Pollock later homered and Brandon McCarthy went five innings for the Diamondbacks, giving up two runs and six hits.
Capitals top Coyotes 3-2 with three-goal third
WASHINGTON (AP) - Troy Brouwer scored a power-play goal off a rebound to cap a rally from a two-goal deficit in the third period as the Washington Capitals beat the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night.
After failing to score in the first 49 minutes against Mike Smith, Washington tallied three times in a span of 5 minutes, 2 seconds. Carl Alzner started the surge with a goal at the 9:45 mark. Just 32 seconds later, Brooks Laich tied it on a feed from Jason Chimera.
It was a successful Washington debut for goalie Jaroslav Halak (YAR'-oh-slav HAH'-lak), who made 31 saves. Halak, acquired from the Buffalo Sabers in a deadline deal on Wednesday, helped Washington snap its three-game losing streak.
Brandon McMillan and Radim Vrbata (rah-DEEM' vur-BAH'-tah) scored for Phoenix, with Keith Yandle assisting on both.
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