CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Kylor Kelley was a perfect six for six from the field and had 14 points and five blocks as Oregon State defeated UCLA 79-66 on Sunday night.
Ethan Thompson and Stephen Thompson Jr. each added 17 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Beavers (11-4, 3-0 Pac-12).
Kris Wilkes had 21 points with four 3-pointers and Prince Ali added 13 points for the Bruins (10-7, 3-1), who lost their first game in four tries under interim coach Murry Bartow.
Oregon State shot 47.5 percent from the floor, and 14 for 18 on free throws, compared to 38 percent on field goals and 10 for 21 from the charity stripe for UCLA.
The Beavers went on an early 10-1 run, which included a contested break-away dunk by Ethan Thompson, to take a 26-17 lead with five minutes left in the first half.
Oregon State went to the break up 32-26.
UCLA came back early in the second half with a 12-2 surge, sparked by two Jaylen Hands 3-pointers in less than 30 seconds, to go ahead 43-41 with 15:16 remaining.
Oregon State took control of the game with an 11-1 run, capped by a Stephen Thompson 3-pointer, to take a 57-48 lead with 8:33 left.
The Beavers pushed the lead to as many as 18 points late.
UCLA: The Bruins came into the game shooting 62.8 percent on free throws. . UCLA averaged 20 turnovers in its previous four games, but only had 14 on Thursday.
Oregon State: Leading scorer and rebounder Tres Tinkle returned after missing Oregon State's 79-74 overtime win over Southern California on Thursday due to a sprained ankle. He had 14 points, six rebounds, six assists and five steals. . The last time Oregon State started 3-0 in Pac-12 play was in 1992-93.
UCLA plays at archrival Southern California on Saturday.
Oregon State plays at Arizona State on Thursday.