Oregon holds off Cougars
Ariel Thomas' tiebreaking three-pointer with 28 seconds remaining helped Oregon beat Washington State 70-68 Friday night to win its first...
PULLMAN — Ariel Thomas' tiebreaking three-pointer with 28 seconds remaining helped Oregon beat Washington State 70-68 Friday night to win its first Pac-12 game of the season.
Thomas, who finished with 20 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, also made two free throws in the closing seconds as the Ducks (3-16, 1-6) ended an eight-game losing streak and won for the first time in nine games away from home.
Tia Presley led the Cougars (5-13, 1-6) with 16 points and Lia Galdeira scored 13.
At No. 6 Stanford 65,
Chiney Ogwumike had 23 points and 13 rebounds and Joslyn Tinkle added 16 points for the Cardinal (17-2, 6-1), which won its third straight.
Michelle Plouffe had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Utes (10-8, 1-6), who lost for the seventh time in eight games since opening the season 9-1.
At No. 19 UCLA 73,
Atonye Nyingifa scored a season-high 20 points and had 12 rebounds and Kari Korver scored a career-high 14 points to lead the Bruins (14-4, 5-2).
Kama Griffitts scored a game-high 22 points and Davellyn Whyte added 17 points, 12 rebounds and six assists for the Wildcats (11-7, 3-4).
At No. 7 California 59,
No. 20 Colorado 56
Gennifer Brandon had 13 points, 10 rebounds and a key block with 20 seconds left for the Golden Bears (16-2, 6-1). Cal trailed by 16 in the first half before rallying for its fourth win over a ranked team in the past three weeks.
Brittany Wilson had 11 points and five rebounds but missed a potential game-tying shot as time expired, ending a four-game winning streak for the Buffaloes (15-3, 4-3).
Arizona State 60, at USC 53
The Sun Devils rallied from a 16-point deficit, giving coach Charli Turner Thorne her 300th win at ASU. Janae Fulcher and Promise Amukamara each scored nine points for the Sun Devils (11-8, 3-4). Cassie Harberts had 24 points and 14 rebounds for the Trojans (7-11, 4-3).