Friday, March 30
Washington State 65, Pittsburgh 71
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Tray Woodall scored 17 points and Pittsburgh beat Washington State 71-65 on Friday night to win the College Basketball Invitational title. Lamar Patterson had 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists while being named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. Talib Zanna continued his strong postseason by finishing with 12 points and five rebounds as the Panthers (22-17) won the final two games of the best-of-three series.
Wednesday, March 28
Washington State 53, Pittsburgh 57
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Talib Zanna scored 14 points as Pittsburgh defeated Washington State 57-53 on Wednesday nit to tie the best-of-three College Basketball Invitational championship series at one game each. The Panthers (21-17) and Cougars (19-17) play Friday in Pittsburgh for the title.
Tuesday, March 27
Stanford 74, UMass 64
NEW YORK -- With his Stanford teammates struggling and the lead slipping away, Anthony Brown shot the ball with no hesitation. Brown scored 13 of his season-high 18 points in the second half to lead the Cardinal to a 74-64 win over Massachusetts in an NIT semifinal Tuesday night.
Washington 67, Minnesota 68
NEW YORK -- Freshman guard Andre Hollins scored 20 points, including five in overtime, and short-handed Minnesota beat Washington 68-67 on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT title game. With the shot clock winding down and the Golden Gophers clinging to a one-point lead in the final minute, Hollins banked in an off-balance shot to put Minnesota up 68-65.
Monday, March 26
Washington State 67, Pittsburgh 66
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Playing without leading scorer Brock Motum, Washington State found three other scorers and beat Pittsburgh 67-66 Monday night in Game 1 of the best-of-three CBI Finals. Abe Lodwick scored 16 points, Reggie Moore had 14 and DaVonte Lacy added 10 for the Cougars.
Wednesday, March 21
Stanford 84, Nevada 56
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Josh Owens will end his career on a high note no matter what else happens. After enduring a medical redshirt season and then a losing season, he's on the brink of helping to bring home a championship banner.
Washington State 72, Oregon State 55
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Abe Lodwick put up a double-double with 23 points and 12 rebounds, both career highs, as Washington State University men's basketball defeated Oregon State, 72-55, Wednesday in the semifinals of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) presented by Zebra Pen at Gill Coliseum. The Cougars got their third win of the season over the Beavers as the teams met four times. WSU (18-16) will move on to the best-of-three championship series against Pittsburgh (20-16).
Tuesday, March 20
Washington 90, Oregon 86
SEATTLE - From rock bottom to rockin' that New York flow again - in just one, zany week. What a weird, wild ride this Huskies season has been. Terrence Ross was exquisite shooting again, pouring in 24 points. Point guard Abdul Gaddy was exquisite from everywhere with 11 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds and the drawing of a huge charge on Oregon late.
Monday, March 19
Oregon State 101, TCU 81
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Jared Cunningham, Angus Brandt and Devon Collier combined to make 26-of-32 field goal attempts and Kevin McShane scored Oregon State's 100th point in his 100th career game as a Beaver to lead Oregon State past TCU, 101-81, in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen.
Stanford 92, Illinois State 88
STANFORD, Calif.- Chasson Randle hit a 3-pointer with just over a minute left in overtime to put Stanford ahead to stay in a 92-88 win over Illinois State on Monday night in the NIT. Bright hit six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 29 points for the Cardinal (23-11), which erased an 11-point deficit to win their fourth in five games.
Washington State 61, Wyoming 41
PULLMAN, Wash. - Brock Motum scored 25 and Abe Lodwick added a career-high 16 points as Washington State University men's basketball defeated Wyoming, 61-41, Monday in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) presented by Zebra Pen, at Beasley Coliseum. Washington State improves to 17-16 on the season, while Wyoming ends its season at 21-12.
Sunday, March 18
Oregon 108, Iowa 97
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- E.J. Singler scored 25 points, Olu Ashaolu had 22 points and Oregon defeated Iowa 108-97 in the second round of the NIT on Sunday.
Saturday, March 17
Colorado 63, Baylor 80
Grit, grinding defense and rebounding carried the Colorado Buffaloes further than anyone anticipated, but Baylor had an answer for all that (and more) Saturday night in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. The third-seeded Bears' overall length and athleticism, coupled with the uncanny three-point shooting of guard Brady Heslip, sent the No. 11 seed Buffs home with an 80-63 loss, denying CU its first trip to the Sweet 16 under the NCAA's current format.
Friday, March 16
Washington 76, Northwestern 55
SEATTLE - A few days ago, the Huskies' season was at rock bottom. The outright regular-season champions of the Pac-12 had become the first major conference winner to be left out of the NCAA tournament. They were stunned. And, yes, bummed.
Thursday, March 15
Colorado 68, UNLV 64
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Freshman reserve Askia Booker scored 16 points Thursday night and 11th-seeded Colorado held off a furious UNLV rally for a 68-64 victory in the South Regional. CU (24-11) led 49-29 with just under 15 minutes remaining, then sixth-seeded UNLV (26-9) went on a 26-8 run to cut the margin to two at the 4:20 mark.
Wednesday, March 14
California 54, USF 65
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - South Florida introduced the NCAA tournament to the Big East's nastiest defense Wednesday night, as the Bulls allowed only 13 points in the first half and brushed their way to a 65-54 victory over California.
Oregon State 80, Western Illinois 59
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State raced out to a 16-2 lead and was never seriously challenged as it rolled past the depleted Western Illinois Leathernecks, 80-59, in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen. The win gave the Beavers their 20th victory of the season, the most since All-America guard Gary Payton was prowling Gill Coliseum in his senior year of 1990.
Arizona 54, Bucknell 65
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Mike Muscala had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Bucknell to a 65-54 win over Arizona on Wednesday night in the opening round of the NIT. Joe Willman had 15 points and Bryson Johnson added 14 for Bucknell (25-9), which dominated from the opening tip.
Tuesday, March 13
Oregon 96, LSU 76
EUGENE, Ore. -- As disappointed as Devoe Joseph was about not making the NCAA tournament as a senior, he was far from devastated. Joseph had 25 points and six assists to lead Oregon past LSU 96-76 Tuesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.
Washington 82, Texas-Arlington 72
SEATTLE -- Terrence Ross scored 23 points and top-seeded Washington beat Texas-Arlington 81-72 on Tuesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. C.J. Wilcox added 14 points off the bench and Darnell Gant had 13 for the Huskies (22-10), regular-season champions of the Pac-12. Washington is the first team to win a regular-season title in a power conference and get left out of the NCAA tournament.
Stanford 74, Cleveland State 57
STANFORD, Calif.- Josh Owens didn't change his approach to shooting. He just had better results Tuesday night. Owens scored 15 points on 6-for-9 shooting in helping Stanford beat Cleveland State 76-65 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.
Washington State 89, San Francisco 75
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Brock Motum scored 24 points and was one of four Cougars in double figures as Washington State University men's basketball defeated the University of San Francisco, 89-75, Tuesday at War Memorial Gym in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI).