CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP)N’Faly Dante scored 16 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, Rivaldo Soares scored the game winner with 0.7 seconds left and Oregon beat Oregon State 69-67 on Saturday night.
Soares hit a 3-pointer to tie it 67-all with 44 seconds left. On the ensuing possession, Soares grabbed the rebound when Dexter Akanno missed a layup and then hit a pullup jumper to end it.
Dante was 7 of 13 from the field. Jermaine Couisnard added 12 points, Keeshawn Barthelemy had 11 and Quincy Guerrier 10 for Oregon (16-13, 10-8 Pac-12), which swept the season series and ended a two-game skid. Couisnard made three of the Ducks’ 10 3-pointers.
Akanno finished with 17 points to lead Oregon State (10-19, 4-14). Glenn Taylor Jr. added 12 points and Rodrigue Andela had 10.
The Ducks led by as many as 10 points before an 18-7 run gave Oregon State a 55-54 lead, its first since the four-minute mark of the first half. Akanno and Rataj each had five points with a 3 during the stretch. The Beavers later used a 10-2 run to take a 65-60 lead with 2:10 left in the game.
Oregon hosts California on Thursday while Oregon State is at home against Stanford.
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