Guard Joanna Chadd scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Eastern Washington Eagles to a 54-53 victory over Washington State yesterday. Chadd scored 16 points in the second half...
PULLMAN Guard Joanna Chadd scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Eastern Washington Eagles to a 54-53 victory over Washington State yesterday.
Chadd scored 16 points in the second half.
Eastern, from the Big Sky Conference, led Pac-10 school Washington State 26-17 at halftime.
Washington State went on a 13-0 run, and the Cougars (4-4) took their first lead of the game with 11:58 left. Attendance at Friel Court was 491.
After six lead changes, the Eagles (5-3) took the lead for good on a Felice Moore basket with 3:18 left. Moore, who is from Spokane, had 13 points and four rebounds.
Eastern has won four in a row.
In her first game as a Cougar since transferring from Idaho, reserve center Keisha Moore contributed 11 points and seven rebounds.
Adriane Ferguson of Spokane led the Cougars with 13 points. WSU’s Kate Benz recorded the game’s only double-double, with 11 points and 12 rebounds.
No. 2 Stanford 71, at Missouri 55
Brooke Smith scored 16 points and Kelley Suminski added 13 on her 22nd birthday, leading the Cardinal (8-0) to a victory over the Tigers (4-5).
Smith took over inside in the second half, shooting 6 of 8 from the field for Stanford.
Megan Roney led Missouri with 13 points. LaToya Bond, the Tigers’ second-leading scorer (12.9), was scoreless in the first half and finished with seven points.
No. 10 Ohio State 73, at Oregon 58
Caity Matter had 19 points and seven rebounds as the Buckeyes (10-1) beat the Ducks (7-1) to extend their winning streak to seven. Jessica Davenport added 12 points and 11 rebounds for Ohio State.
Cathrine Kraayeveld, a former standout at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, scored 21 points for Oregon.
“I don’t think we played as well as we could have,” Ducks coach Bev Smith said. “To beat a team like Ohio State, you have to be at your very best.”
At New Mexico 61, No. 23 Arizona State 45
Abbie Letz scored 16 points and the Lobos (7-1) held the Sun Devils (7-2) to a season-low point total.
Arizona State shot a season-low 30 percent and had its six-game winning streak halted. The Sun Devils, averaging just under 72 points, made a mere 8 of 33 shots from the field in the second half.
Amy Denson led Arizona State with 14 points.
Sun Devils guard Kylan Loney, the team’s leading scorer (13.8 ppg), failed to score, going 0 for 7 from the field before fouling out with 2:13 left.
“We were terrible,” said Arizona State coach Charli Turner Thorne.
At Brigham Young 76, USC 73
Julie Sullivan scored 21 points as the Cougars (6-2) defeated the Women of Troy (5-3).
Meghan Gnekow had 19 points and eight rebounds for USC.