Freshman Tia Presley, a graduate of Gonzaga Prep in Spokane, scored 15 points to lead Washington State to a 90-52 victory over Prairie View A&M on Saturday.
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Freshman Tia Presley scored 15 points to lead Washington State to a 90-52 victory over Prairie View A&M on Saturday.
WSU (4-3) went 2-1 at the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam. The Cougars shot 58.7 percent, ranking sixth on the school’s all-time list for field-goal accuracy in a game.
Presley, a graduate of Gonzaga Prep in Spokane, was 5 for 9 from the field and made all four of her free-throw attempts.
Carly Noyes of Moses Lake added 13 points on 6-for-8 shooting.
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April Cook and Ireti Amojo each scored 11 points for WSU.
The Cougars shot 61.8 percent to build a 50-20 halftime lead.
Michaela Burton led Prairie View (1-4) with 18 points.
Other Pac-12 games
No. 13 Rutgers 59, Arizona St. 52
April Sykes scored 14 points to lead the Scarlet Knights (6-0) past the Sun Devils (4-1) for the San Juan Shootout title in Puerto Rico.
Deja Mann led Arizona State with 11 points. Kali Bennett, who started her college career at Washington, had four points and team-high totals of 10 rebounds and four assists.
No. 24 Texas 61, California 60
Chassidy Fussell gave Texas its only lead of the game when she scored with 1:11 left, lifting the Longhorns (4-1) to victory over the Golden Bears (3-2) in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Honolulu. Layshia Clarendon led Cal with 13 points.
No. 25 UCLA 68, Colgate 48
Rebekah Gardner had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bruins (3-2) beat Colgate (0-7) in Northridge, Calif.
At No. 2 Connecticut 90, Buffalo 34
Tiffany Hayes had 30 points and 11 rebounds as the Huskies (5-0) routed the Bulls (2-4).
No. 4 Notre Dame 56, No. 7 Duke 54
Natalie Novosel banked in a 15-footer with under a second left to give the Irish (5-1) a victory over the Blue Devils (4-1) in the Junkanoo Jam in Freeport, Bahamas.
No. 5 Texas A&M 74, Iowa 58
Sydney Carter had 21 points as the Aggies (6-0) beat the Hawkeyes (4-2) in the Junkanoo Jam.