Colorado clinches bye in Pac-12 tournament
Arielle Roberson scored 16 points to lead No. 19 Colorado to a 60-49 victory over Oregon on Friday night. Chucky Jeffery added 12 points...
EUGENE, Ore. — Arielle Roberson scored 16 points to lead No. 19 Colorado to a 60-49 victory over Oregon on Friday night.
Chucky Jeffery added 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Buffaloes (23-5, 12-5), who won their eighth in a row to clinch a bye in next week's conference tournament in Seattle.
Colorado is a game ahead of Washington for fourth place in the Pac-12, but the Buffaloes own the tiebreaker because they won the head-to-head matchup with the Huskies last weekend. The Huskies will be seeded fifth for the tournament.
Colorado ends the regular season Sunday at Oregon State.
Washington plays host to California on Saturday.
The Buffaloes led 30-29 with 12 minutes to play and outscored the Ducks 14-3 over the next four minutes to build a 12-point lead.
Liz Brenner led Oregon (4-25, 2-15) with 12 points. Jillian Alleyne had 10 points and 12 rebounds.
No. 17 UCLA 58,
at Arizona State 50
Kari Korver scored a career-high 17 points — including all five of UCLA's three-pointers — as the Bruins defeated Arizona State.
The win assured UCLA (22-6, 13-4) of the No. 3 seed in next week's Pac-12 tournament. The Bruins have won three straight.
Alyssia Brewer had 12 points and nine rebounds and Markel Walker contributed nine points and nine assists for UCLA, which closes its regular season Sunday at Arizona.
Janae Fulcher led Arizona State (13-16, 5-12) with 11 points. Micaela Pickens and Haley Videckis scored 10 each. The Sun Devils' last game before the Pac-12 tournament also is Sunday, at home against USC.
USC 74, at Arizona 62
Cassie Harberts had 23 points and 11 rebounds as the Women of Troy snapped an eight-game losing streak with a victory over Arizona.
Christina Marinacci had 16 points and 18 rebounds for USC (9-19, 6-11). Ariya Crook contributed 10 points.
Erica Barnes led the Wildcats (12-16, 4-13) with 15 points.
At Oregon State 54, Utah 46
Freshman Deven Hunter had a team-high 15 points and scored 10 of the Beavers' first 15 in the second half, sparking a 17-4 run that carried Oregon State to victory over Utah.
The win snapped a 10-game losing streak for Oregon State (10-19, 4-13), while Utah (16-12, 7-10) lost for just the second time in its past seven outings.
College sports information contributed to this report.