Cougars beat Utah, tied for 1st place | Pac-12 women's basketball
Brandi Thomas scored 16 of her career-high 18 points in the second half to lead Washington State to a 60-43 victory over Utah on Thursday...
PULLMAN — Brandi Thomas scored 16 of her career-high 18 points in the second half to lead Washington State to a 60-43 victory over Utah on Thursday night.
The Cougars (9-6, 3-0 Pac-12) trailed 28-21 at the half, but went on a 23-0 run midway through the second half to take a 47-32 lead. The run was sparked by Rosetta Adzasu, who had three steals and 10 of her 13 points during the run.
Taryn Wicijowski and Michelle Plouffe both finished with 12 points for the Utes (7-6, 0-2).
The Cougars dominated on defense, scoring 21 points off turnovers and swiping the ball 13 times.
The last time WSU opened 3-0 in conference play was the 1977-78 season, when it played in the Northwest Women's Basketball League.
STANFORD, Calif. — Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 32 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 4 Stanford to a 93-70 victory over Oregon.
Bonnie Samuelson matched her season high with six three-pointers, scoring 18 points for the Cardinal (12-1, 3-0), which won its 70th consecutive home game and its 60th straight over a conference opponent.
Taylor Greenfield added 17 points for Stanford, which attempted a team-record 42 three-point shots — making 14. Chiney Ogwumike added 12 rebounds and nine points.
Deanna Weaver scored 16 points to lead the Ducks (9-6, 1-2), who have lost five of their past seven. Nia Jackson added 13 points and Danielle Love had 11.
Nneka Ogwumike needed less than 11 minutes to secure her third straight double-double and her eighth of the season. She had 17 points and 11 rebounds by halftime.
Ogwumike needs three rebounds to become the fourth Stanford player with 1,000 career boards.
USC 60, at Arizona State 48
Ashley Corral scored 21 points as the Women of Troy (7-6, 2-1) defeated the Sun Devils (10-3, 1-1).
At Arizona 74, UCLA 66
Davellyn Whyte had 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Wildcats (12-2, 1-1) turned back the Bruins (6-8, 1-2).
At California 73,
Oregon State 56
Reshanda Gray led three Golden Bears (10-5, 1-2) in double figures with 15 points to help trounce the Beavers (10-4, 1-2).
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