Aaron Brooks returned from a suspension to score 31 points and help No. 7 Oregon beat Washington State (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today; No. 20 AP) 77-74 in overtime to claim sole possession of second place in the Pacific-10 Conference on Saturday night.
Aaron Brooks scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half, including a pair of game-clinching free throws with 3.6 seconds to play, and Oregon (No. 17 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) escaped with a 60-55 victory over Arizona State on Thursday night.