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EUGENE, Ore. -- E.J. Singler scored 14 points and Oregon overcame a slow start to beat No. 4 Arizona 70-66 on Thursday night, handing the Wildcats their first loss of the season.
It appeared they were going to stay that way when the Wildcats jumped out to an 11-0 lead. But it was all Oregon from there, as the Ducks outscored Arizona 41-19 the rest of the first half to lead 41-30 at the break.
Arizona trimmed its deficit to 48-42 early in the second half but got no closer until Lyons hit a 3-pointer with 1:18 to play that made it 67-63.
A 3-pointer by Arizona's Nick Johnson with 50 seconds remaining made it 69-66, but Johnathan Loyd hit a free throw with 9.2 seconds left to seal the Ducks' second win against a ranked team this season. They beat No. 24 UNLV in November.
No. 22 MICHIGAN STATE 62, IOWA 59
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Branden Dawson scored a career-high 17 points, including a late steal and tiebreaking dunk that helped Michigan State beat Iowa.
Gary Harris had 14 points for the Spartans (13-3, 2-1 Big Ten), who hung on late for their eighth win in nine games.
Dawson ripped the ball away from Iowa freshman Mike Gesell and gave Michigan State a 58-56 lead with 49 seconds left.
Anthony Clemmons missed a free throw that would have tied it with 12 seconds to go and airballed a 3-pointer at the buzzer as Iowa (11-5, 0-3) lost its third straight.
The Hawkeyes played without leading scorer Devyn Marble, who sprained his ankle in practice this week.
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