Cold-shooting WSU women fall to Buffs
Arielle Roberson had 17 points and 13 rebounds Friday night to lead No. 20 Colorado to a 59-45 victory over Washington State. Chucky Jeffery had 10...
BOULDER, Colo. — Arielle Roberson had 17 points and 13 rebounds Friday night to lead No. 20 Colorado to a 59-45 victory over Washington State.
Chucky Jeffery had 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Buffaloes (21-5, 10-5 Pac-12), who have won six in a row. Jen Reese had 10 points and seven rebounds
Lia Galdeira led Washington State with 12 points, but made just 2 of 13 shots from the field. The Cougars (10-16, 6-9) shot 19 percent.
Colorado shot 34 percent and benefited from a 34-14 advantage on points in the paint.
The Buffs are in fifth place in the Pac-12, one game behind UCLA and Washington, who are tied for third.
Other Pac-12 women
At No. 4 Stanford 90,
Oregon State 53
Chiney Ogwumike had 19 points and 12 rebounds as Stanford rolled to its 11th straight win.
Amber Orrange added 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting, six assists and two steals for Stanford (25-2, 14-1 Pac-12), which has won 27 straight games against Oregon State and also owns a 27-game home winning streak against the Beavers at Maples Pavilion.
Joslyn Tinkle went over the 1,000-point mark early in the second half and hit two late three-pointers to finish with 11 points as Stanford stayed unbeaten in its past 11 games since a 67-55 loss to California at home Jan. 13.
Jamie Weisner scored 12 points to lead cold-shooting Oregon State (9-18, 3-12).
At No. 6 California 77,
Layshia Clarendon scored 14 points and California won its school-record 12th straight game. Afure Jemerigbe added 13 points for the Bears (24-2, 14-1 Pac-12).
Cal started pulling away with a 12-2 run to close the first half en route to matching the record win streak set by the 2008-09 team.
Jordan Loera and Ariel Thomas scored nine points each to lead the Ducks (4-23, 2-13).
Top 5 women
At No. 5 Duke 61,
No. 19 Florida State 50
Elizabeth Williams had 20 points and 13 rebounds to help Duke beat Florida State.
Chloe Wells added 15 points for the Blue Devils (25-1, 15-0 Atlantic Coast), who won their 37th consecutive home game against ACC competition.
Alexa Deluzio scored 16 points to lead the Seminoles (20-6, 10-5), who lost their sixth straight matchup with Duke.