No. 17 UCLA women end Washington State's winning streak at 4 | College basketball
No. 17 UCLA won its sixth game in a row, shooting 85 percent from the field in the second half to prevail 80-65 at Washington State. The Cougars' winning streak was snapped at four.
PULLMAN — Jasmine Dixon, Alyssia Brewer and Mariah Williams scored 14 points each and No. 17 UCLA won its sixth game in a row, defeating Washington State 80-65 Sunday.
Nirra Fields added 12 points and Atonye Nyingifa scored 10 for the Bruins (19-4 overall, 10-2 Pac-12). Brewer also had nine rebounds and five assists.
UCLA pulled away from a two-point halftime lead by shooting 85 percent (17 of 20) in the second half.
UCLA finished the game at 64 percent (30 of 47).
Lia Galdeira led Washington State (9-14, 5-7) with 19 points and Sage Romberg scored 10. The Cougars had won their previous four games.
WSU shot a season-high 44 percent from the field.
Cougars senior center Carly Noyes of Moses Lake made the 111th start of her career, surpassing Katie Appleton's school record of 110 starts.
The Bruins used a 9-0 run to take the lead for good. Fields scored six of the nine points as UCLA went ahead 50-42 with 13:37 to go.
UCLA, in third place in the Pac-12, hosts conference leaders No. 6 California and No. 4 Stanford in its next two games.
At No. 4 Stanford 69, Arizona St. 45
Chiney Ogwumike contributed 26 points and 14 rebounds to help the Cardinal (22-2, 11-1) beat the Sun Devils (11-13, 3-9) for its eighth consecutive victory.
Bonnie Samuelson scored a career-high 19 points and Joslyn Tinkle added 13 points and 11 rebounds for Stanford, which has defeated Arizona State 14 consecutive times.
Haley Videckis scored 11 for the Sun Devils, who have lost five straight for the first time since an eight-game skid in 1997.
At No. 6 California 91, Arizona 86
Talia Caldwell scored a career-high 20 points and had 12 rebounds to help the Golden Bears (21-2, 11-1) get past the Wildcats (11-12, 3-9) and extend their winning streak to nine games. Caldwell made 7 of 9 shots.
Gennifer Brandon also had a double-double (22 points, 14 rebounds) and Layshia Clarendon added 20 points for Cal.
Davellyn Whyte contributed 26 points, seven rebounds and eight assists for Arizona.
At No. 21 Colorado 84, Oregon 59
Chucky Jeffery had 15 points and 15 rebounds to power the Buffaloes (18-5, 7-5) to a decisive victory over the last-place Ducks (3-21, 1-11).
Colorado has one more Pac-12 victory than it had all of last season.
Amanda Delgado led Oregon with 15 points.
At Utah 66, Oregon St. 40
Iwalani Rodrigues scored 18 points to help the Utes (13-10, 4-8) defeat the Beavers (9-15, 3-9). Ruth Hamblin led Oregon State with eight points.