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C.J. Wilcox broke out of a shooting skid with 24 points, Shawn Kemp Jr., added all 10 of his points in the second half, and Washington pulled away late for a 72-62 win over Oregon State on Saturday night.
Roberto Nelson had 17 points and Oregon State held off a late-game surge to beat Washington State 67-66 on Wednesday night.
The Beavers were able to muster one Wednesday night against Washington after it looked like it might get away from them again. Oregon State watched a 20-point first-half lead shrink to one with under 11 minutes to play but held on for a 74-66 win.
The Huskies took advantage of four interceptions from Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion in a 20-17 upset of the seventh-ranked Beavers on Saturday night.