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Pacific wins in overtime

STOCKTON -- Anthony Brown had 16 points and a game-high eight rebounds to lead Pacific to a 76-71 overtime victory against Montana on Saturday night at Spanos Center.

After the game was tied for the 14th time early in the extra period, Brown scored inside to begin a 6-0 run by Pacific, and the Tigers lead never fell below three points the rest of the way.

Montana led most of the second half, but Michael Kirby made two free throws to put Pacific ahead 61-60 with one minute remaining in regulation.

After Ryan Staudacher made a 3-pointer, Pacific's Michael Nunnally connected on a jumper with 23 seconds left to send the game into overtime.

Nunnally scored 15 points and Kirby had a career-high 12 points for Pacific (8-3). Steffan Johnson had 11 points and a game-high six assists for the Tigers.

Jordan Hasquet scored a game-high 28 points to lead Montana (5-5).

N. ARIZONA 62, SAN JOSE STATE 57, at Cupertino -- Ryan McCurdy had 14 points and 12 rebounds, and hit four free throws in the final minute to help the Lumberjacks (6-4) hold off the Spartans (3-4), who got 18 points from former Ripon High standout Justin Graham.

Top 25

No. 2 MEMPHIS 65, MID. TENNESSEE 41, at Nashville, Tenn. -- Joey Dorsey, Robert Dozier and Shawn Taggart scored 11 points apiece, and the Tigers (8-0) shook off the rust from an 11-day break by beating the Blue Raiders (3-6).

No. 3 KANSAS 88, OHIO 51, at Kansas City, Mo. -- Brandon Rush drained his first three 3-pointers and helped Mario Chalmers spark a 19-0 run in the opening minutes, and the Jayhawks (10-0) swamped the Bobcats (6-3).

No. 4 TEXAS 96, TEXAS STATE 81, at Austin, Texas -- Connor Atchley had 26 points and 10 rebounds, and the Longhorns held off pesky Texas State (5-4) to stay perfect through 10 games.

No. 5 GEORGETOWN 110, RADFORD 51, at Washington -- Freshman Austin Freeman scored a season-high 21 to lead the Hoyas (7-0), who had a double-digit lead after 3½ minutes against the Highlanders (4-7) in a first half that featured several scuffles and two double technicals.

No. 8 UCLA 89, IDAHO STATE 49, at Los Angeles -- Darren Collison scored 20 points and the Bruins (9-1) rolled past the Bengals (2-7), the first time in three games that UCLA didn't have to rally to win. Ben Howland earned his 100th victory as UCLA coach.

No. 9 MICHIGAN STATE 79, IPFW 57, at East Lansing, Mich. -- Drew Neitzel scored 18 points, including three 3-pointers in the first half, to lead the Spartans (9-1) past the Mastodons (4-5).

No. 10 MARQUETTE 82, SACRAMENTO STATE 51, at Milwaukee -- Jerel McNeal had 13 points, Lazar Hayward added 12 points and seven rebounds and the Golden Eagles (7-1) beat the Hornets (2-8).

NEBRASKA 88, No. 16 OREGON 79 (OT), at Omaha, Neb. -- Aleks Maric scored 23 points, including a putback that broke open the game in overtime, and the Cornhuskers (8-2) beat the Ducks (8-2).

ARIZONA STATE 77, No. 17 XAVIER 55, at Tempe, Ariz. -- Ty Abbott scored 19 points and the freshman-dominated Sun Devils routed the Musketeers (8-2) to win their first home game against a non-conference opponent since Dec. 20, 1980.

No. 25 BYU 86, PEPPERDINE 67, at Provo, Utah -- Lee Cummard scored 21 points to help the Cougars (9-2) extend their nation-best home winning streak to 37 games.

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