STANFORD, Calif. – Josh Scott had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Colorado boosted its chances of a first-round bye in next week’s Pac-12 men’s tournament with a 59-56 victory over Stanford on Wednesday night.

The Buffaloes (21-9 overall, 10-7 Pac-12) ended a two-game losing skid and handed the Cardinal another setback. Stanford has lost three straight for the first time this season.

Chasson Randle scored 24 points to rally the Cardinal (18-11, 9-8) from an eight-point deficit to take the lead in the final minutes. He missed a three-point attempt as time expired.

Colorado is tied for third place with Arizona State. The top four teams earn a first-round bye in the conference tournament in Las Vegas.

Other games

No. 3 Arizona 74, at Oregon St. 69

Nick Johnson scored 25 points as the Wildcats (28-2, 15-2) defeated the Beavers (15-14, 7-10).

Utah 63, at California 59

Brandon Taylor scored 13 points to help the Utes (20-9, 9-8) beat the Golden Bears (18-12, 9-8).

Pac-12 men
Team Conf. Overall
Arizona 15-2 28-2
UCLA 11-5 22-7
Arizona St. 10-7 21-9
Colorado 10-7 21-9
Oregon 9-8 21-8
Utah 9-8 20-9
Stanford 9-8 18-11
California 9-8 18-12
Washington 8-8 16-13
Oregon St. 7-10 15-14
WSU 2-14 9-19
USC 1-15 10-19
Wednesday’s resultsColorado 59, Stanford 56Arizona 74, Oregon State 69Utah 63, California 59