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Payton Pritchard scored on a runner late in overtime and Wooten had a pair of blocked shots in the final 13 seconds, lifting Oregon to a 64-62 victory over Washington State in the opening round of the of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday night.
Washington State (12-19) led by three, but Troy Brown scored on a hard drive and Pritchard put Oregon (21-11) up 63-62 on his runner. After Wooten blocked Malachi Flynn's drive, Pritchard missed two free throws and Brown was fouled after grabbing an offensive rebound.
Brown made 1 of 2 to give the Ducks a final chance, but Wooten swooped in to erase Milan Acquaah's drive just before the buzzer sounded.
Pritchard and MiKyle McIntosh had 18 points each to help Oregon rally from a dismal first half.
Flynn had 22 points and Robert Franks added 16 for Washington State, which led until the final minute of regulation.
The Ducks missed their first six shots and didn't score in the opening 5:15.
Oregon continued to clang - 4 for 15 - and Washington State started to find the range after a slow start, building a 10-point lead.
The Cougars lost the range after that, going scoreless over the final 4:16 to allow the Ducks to keep within 24-17 at halftime despite shooting 7 of 24.
Oregon's struggles carried into the second half. The Ducks opened 2 for 11 from the floor and trailed by 11 in the early going.
Oregon kept the Cougars within reach behind its defense - more than 4 scoreless minutes - and pulled within 34-33 after going on a 12-2 run.
Oregon moves on to play No. 3 seed Utah in Thursday's quarterfinals.

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