Oregon St. upsets top seed Washington



LOS ANGELES – After four years spent patiently rebuilding Oregon State’s program from its foundations, coach Craig Robinson is two wins away from forcing President Barack Obama to predict his brother-in-law’s fortunes in his NCAA tournament bracket.

Robinson’s Beavers finally made their breakthrough Thursday, surviving missed free throws, blown leads and a spine-chilling finish to outlast top-seeded Washington in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals.