Oregon State hits 18 three-pointers to beat Washington women 95-57

South Medford's Jaylin Parnell looks for the end-zone for a touchdown at the end of the 2nd quarter

South Medford's Jaylin Parnell looks for the end-zone for a touchdown at the end of the 2nd quarter

The Washington Huskies have an identity that they may not like. "And we were able to get the baskets inside". You take 18 points off the floor and that's huge. "They had open shots, we weren't as tight on our rotations and they knocked every open shot down". Oregon State remains the conference's leading team in scoring defense at 67.7.

While the Beavers kept shooting well throughout (60 percent on the game), the Huskies didn't pull out of their offensive funk until the final quarter.

Nowell, a freshman guard, averages 16.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists.

OR needs to replace one of the four, or at best five, Pac-12 teams projected to make the NCAA Tournament field for the sixth consecutive year.

"That was my first one in college", Pritchard said of the dunk. Sabally finished the game with 17 points and four rebounds.

Washington State hit a 1 for 9 streak as OR extended their lead to 16-8 at the 11:32 mark with the Cougars taking a timeout. Taya Corosdale had 13 points, Katie McWilliams, 11 and Taylor Kalmer and Aleah Goodman scored 10 apiece. OR coach Dana Altman then went with Pritchard, a sophomore, and four freshmen to pressure WSU full court, and the lead grew to 67-48.

"I thought their energy was really good", Altman said of the freshmen. "They were finishing plays, made plays for each other". "Offensively, we were good all weekend".

The Ducks finished the game on a 14-0 run for their largest lead.

The Cougars lost for the eighth consecutive visit to Oregon. She added 14 rebounds as OR outrebounded Washington 44-30.

Pritchard had 11 points and five assists in the first half, and OR possessed a 38-28 advantage at the break. The Ducks led 38-28 at the break. Wooten now has 70 blocks, fourth most ever by a Pac-12 freshman.

The Beavers also tied the Pac-12 record with the 18 made 3s. The Ducks went just 6-of-17 in the third quarter, including 2-of-8 from three. The Cougars are 0-9 on the road this season with a trip to California and Stanford remaining on the schedule.

His missed the first, but made the second to tie the game at 94, setting the scene for Thompson's last-second heroics. Pritchard capped the half with a basket that gave OR a 38-28 lead.

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Sophomore guard Malachi Flynn scored 16 points and junior guard Viont'e Daniels added 11 for the Cougars. He made 7 of 8 shots while his teammates were just 4 of 19. As the Cougs tried to foul and shoot their way back into the game OR closed things out from the line where it knocked down 10-of-11 in the quarter to finish the game 18-of-19. Amber Melgoza led the Huskies with 21 points and Mai-Loni Henson added 16. Total Fouls-Washington St. 16, OR 11. He had scored in double figures in 15 straight games.

Ruthy Hebard scored 29 points, hitting all 12 of her field goal attempts, as No. 9 OR beat Washington State 90-79 on Sunday at Beasley Coliseum to remain in a tie for first place in the Pac-12. She finished the game with nine points, all from beyond the 3-point line in 12 minutes of action. She was 12 of 12 on field-goal attempts and 5 of 5 at the free-throw line.

OR answered with an 11-3 surge that included a four-point play from Bailey to hold a 57-44 advantage with 10:55 to play. The Cougars shot 48 percent in a losing cause, but made 11 of 20 from 3-point range.

"We just swung the ball so great, the movement was just ideal".

The Ducks welcomed back Lexi Bando, the nation's active career leader in 3-point shooting at 45.5 percent, from injury.

OR made 12 of 13 shots in the first quarter to take a 26-20 lead.

At the end of the first quarter, Washington already trailed 35-11.

OR shot 80 percent in the first half (20-of-25) for a 48-34 lead at halftime.

In the second overtime, Tinkle put back his own missed shot to give the Beavers a 92-90 lead with 1:36 remaining. Sabrina Ionescu joined her in the 1K club on a bucket in the fourth quarter... "We were down 23 and got it back under 10". Washington shot just one free throw in the first half. Ionescu, meanwhile, had nine assists in the game.

Tudor hit her first four threes and was 5 for 6 for the half.

Courtney Ekmark scored 17 points and Charnea Johnson-Chapman had 12 to lead Arizona State.

"They're 6' 5" and 6' 9", Wynn said. Total Fouls-Oregon 10, Washington St. 15. Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Oregon 30 (Hebard 9), Washington St. 24 (Hristova 4).

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