Sabally, Ionescu lead No. 7 Oregon over No. 18 Oregon State

Kelly Graves’ first tastes of the Civil War as Oregon’s head coach were back-to-back losses by a combined 62 points to a ranked Oregon State team.

In his fourth season, Graves and the No. 7 Ducks finally pumped new life 100-game old rivalry.

Oregon State was 13 of 26 from the arc in the first meeting, but that went down to 7 of 21 against a defense that was more man than zone in the rematch.

We didn’t move the ball as well tonight, OSU coach Scott Rueck said. I didn’t think we saw the floor nearly as well tonight, and we didn’t get into sets.

They played very aggressive tonight, and that was the difference. They were the aggressor.

Ruthy Hebard’s 10 rebounds led the Ducks to a 41-30 edge on the boards. They also outscored the Beavers 32-14 in the paint.

Oregon, the fourth No. 1 seed in first NCAA ratings released Thursday, leads the Pac-12 by a game over UCLA and Stanford. However, the Ducks will continue to tinker with their rotation without injured 3-point specialist Lexi Bando, the NCAA’s active career leader beyond the arc at 45.5 percent.

Oregon State has work to do with three conference losses and six of its last 10 games on the road if it hopes to claim a fourth consecutive Pac-12 regular-season championship.

Camara, who scored 12 points, grabbed seven rebounds for 901 in his career, passing Dave Pemberton’s 897 (1969-72). Tanner Leissner added 11 points for the Wildcats (8-12, 4-2 America East).

Cornish made three 3-pointers and scored 16 points with 13 rebounds for his second double-double for the Seawolves (8-12, 3-3). Jakub Petras added 13 points and Junior Saintel 10.

Cornish scored 13 points in the first half when Stony Brook led 31-26. A 12-0 run gave UNH a 42-35 lead and the game was tied four times after that.

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Wizards ride 15th straight home win to first place

Approaching the All-Star break, the Wizards are one of the hottest and most surprising teams in the NBA, and they aren’t showing any signs of slowing down.

With a convincing 117-101 win over the Knicks Tuesday in D.C., not only did the Wizards (28-20) tie the second-longest home win streak in franchise history at 15, but also jumped to the No. 4 seed in the East and into the Southeast Division lead over the idle Hawks.

Harrison Barnes led the way for the Mavericks with 24 points and 11 rebounds.

Despite early easy struggles, Dallas has won seven of their past 10 including back-to-back wins over the Spurs and Cavs.

DeMarcus Cousins became just the ninth player in the last 30 years with at least four 3-pointers and 20 made free throws in a game but his 45 points weren’t enough as the Kings blew a 16-point lead in a loss to the Sixers. Playing without Joel Embiid (knee), the Sixers scored 42 points in the third quarter and held on after the Kings’ Arron Afflalo missed a tying 3-pointer at the buzzer. Robert Covington had 23 points, 10 rebounds and four steals in the Sixers’ 122-119 win.

The Pistons were just 3 of 27 from beyond the arc in a 113-109 loss to the Celtics. Marcus Morris and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope were the only Pistons to hit a 3-pointer and couldn’t stop Boston All-Star Isaiah Thomas from his fourth 40-point game in his past 21 games.

Knicks (21-28) at Wizards (27-20), 7 p.m. ET — Washington is seeking its 15th straight home win Tuesday against the Knicks, who may be without Derrick Rose (questionable, ankle). The Wizards Cheap NFL Jerseys From China have won the previous two matchups against the Knicks this season but have been outscored 71-45 in Cheap Oakland Raiders Jerseys the fourth quarter.