Justin Cobbs’ jumper with 0.7 seconds to play gave California a 48-46 Pacific-12 Conference victory over No. 23 Oregon on Thursday night in Eugene, Ore.
Cobbs’ shot, which came after the Bears (17-9 overall, 9-5 Pac-12) ran nearly all of the final 26 seconds off the clock, hit nothing but net.
Cobbs finished with 14 points and Allen Crabbe had 12 for Cal, which has won four straight.
Arsalan Kazemi had 11 points and a season-high 18 rebounds for the Ducks (21-6, 10-4), who lost their 11th straight game to the Bears dating to Feb. 9, 2008.
Oregon, which led 26-21 at halftime, was up 46-43 with 2:06 to play when Robert Thurman had a three-point play for Cal on a dunk and free throw to tie it.
The Ducks had a turnover and two missed shots in their final possessions.
Oregon is tied with Arizona for the Pac-12 lead, while third-place Cal continued its climb with its sixth win in seven games.
Cal trailed by 11 points in the first half but came back to tie the score at 29 on a dunk by Thurman 4 minutes into the second half.
Oregon went back up 37-33 on a free throw and 3-pointer by E.J. Singler, but the Bears followed with a 6-0 run and Cobbs hit a jumper to put them up 39-37 with 7:12 to play. It was Cal’s first lead since early in the first half.
Trailing 41-39, Oregon followed with five straight points to take a 44-41 lead with 3:30 to play, setting the stage for Cal’s final heroics.
Stanford 82, at Oregon State 72: Josh Huestis had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Cardinal pulled away down the stretch to beat the Beavers.
Dwight Powell had 14 points and 11 rebounds. His driving dunk with 1:09 to go gave the Cardinal (16-11, 7-7 Pac-12) a 78-69 lead.
Roberto Nelson had 28 points to lead the Beavers (13-14, 3-11), who led 35-34 at halftime.
Joe Burton had 16 points and eight rebounds for Oregon State, and Eric Moreland had 11 points, 11 rebounds and three blocked shots.
At Colorado 60, Utah 50: Spencer Dinwiddie scored 13 points and had a key blocked shot in the late going, helping the Buffaloes (18-8, 8-6) pull away from the Utes (11-15, 3-11).
Colorado won despite playing without freshman star Josh Scott, who sat out with a concussion.