Eugene, OR (Sports Network) - E.J. Singler stuffed the stat sheet with 14 points, seven assists, seven rebounds and three steals on Thursday, as the Oregon Ducks upended the fourth-ranked Arizona Wildcats, 70-66, at Matthew Knight Arena. Tony Woods, Carlos Emory and Dominic Artis each added 10 points for the Ducks (13-2, 2-0 Pac-12), who improved to 11-0 at home and earned their first victory over a top-5 team since they upset then-No. 1 UCLA on Jan. 6, 2007. Mark Lyons led Arizona (14-1, 2-1) with a game-high 21 points, while Solomon Hill donated 16 points and Nick Johnson added 12 for the Wildcats, who have lost their last two meetings with the Ducks.
Final Score: (9) Gonzaga 83, Saint Mary's 78
Spokane, WA (Sports Network) - Kelly Olynyk scored 31 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and No. 9 Gonzaga survived West Coast Conference rival Saint Mary's, 83-78, at McCarthey Athletic Center. Kevin Pangos and Elias Harris chipped in 22 and 13 points, respectively, for the Bulldogs (16-1, 3-0 WCC), who have won seven straight. With leading scorer Matthew Dellavedova struggling from the field (4-for-15), Stephen Holt stepped up with 23 points for the Gaels (12-4, 1-1), who had a four-game winning streak snapped.
Final Score: (22) Michigan State 62, Iowa 59
Iowa City, IA (Sports Network) - Branden Dawson scored a career-high 17 points to help the 22nd-ranked Michigan State Spartans escape the Carver-Hawkeye Arena with a 62-59 win over Iowa. Gary Harris had 14 points, five rebounds and three steals for the Spartans (13-3, 2-1 Big Ten), who faced a Hawkeyes team that was without leading scorer Roy Devyn Marble. Iowa (11-5, 0-3) leaned more on Zach McCabe, who contributed 15 points and seven rebounds. Melsahn Basabe supplied 14 points in the Hawkeyes' third straight loss, all to ranked teams.