Arizona's Offense Smokes No. 6 WSU

UCLA Loves beating Oregon, Michigan State hammers Northwestern
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Jan 25, 2008 3:01 AM CST
Arizona's Jerryd Bayless, right, goes to the basket while Washington State's Kyle Weaver (25) defends in the second half of a college basketball game at McKale Center in Tucson, Ariz., Thursday, Jan....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Chase Budinger had 22 points as Arizona beat red-hot No. 6 Washington State 76-64 last night in a Pac-10 game, the Arizona Republic reports. The Wildcats hadn't beaten an opponent ranked this high since beating Oklahoma State in the 2005 NCAA Tournament. The Cougars, 16-2, were holding opponents to 52.5 points coming in. In other Top 25 action:

  • No. 8 UCLA used another big night by freshman Kevin Love to post an 80-75 Pac-10 win over Oregon. Love, playing in his home state, had 28 points and 18 rebounds.
  • Raymar Morgan scored 23 points and No. 10 Michigan State hit 11 of 18 three-pointers in a 78-62 Big-10 rout of Northwestern.