Borislava Hristova had 13 of her 21 points in the second half and Washington State beat No. 25 USC 73-61 on Friday night.
PULLMAN – Borislava Hristova had 13 of her 21 points in the second half and Washington State beat No. 25 USC 73-61 on Friday night.
Maria Kostourkova and Louise Brown added 10 points each for Washington State (12-5 overall, 3-3 Pac-12).
Dawnyelle Awa assisted on Hristova’s basket that made the score 68-61 with 1:41 left and the Cougars made 5 of 10 free throws while USC (14-3, 2-3) missed its last seven field-goal attempts.
The Cougars outscored USC 23-11 in the third quarter to take a 54-49 lead. The Women of Troy trailed by one after scoring the first four points of the fourth quarter, but Washington State answered with a 7-0 run to lead 61-53.
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It was Washington State’s first victory against a ranked opponent since a 70-64 decision on Nov. 29, 2013, over No. 10 Maryland.
Kristen Simon had 19 points to lead USC.
EUGENE, Ore. – Karlie Samuelson scored 18 points and Lili Thompson had 16, including two baskets in the last 35 seconds, to rally No. 11 Stanford to a 64-62 victory over Oregon.
Thompson scored on a drive to tie the score at 62 with 34.3 seconds left, but failed to convert the three-point play.
Then Stanford’s Kailee Johnson blocked Lexi Petersen’s shot on the other end with 11 seconds remaining.
Thompson scored on another drive with 2.4 seconds left and again missed the ensuing free throw. After a timeout that allowed Oregon to move the ball to the frontcourt, the Ducks didn’t get off a final shot in time.
Johnson, who is from Portland, scored 16 points for the Cardinal (14-3, 4-1).
Petersen, who is from Tukwila, had 17 points and Lexi Bando added 15 for the Ducks (11-5, 0-5).
At No. 10 Arizona St. 64, Colorado 37
Quinn Dornstauder had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Sun Devils (14-3, 4-0) routed the Buffaloes (5-11, 0-5) to extend their winning streak to 11 games.
Conference-leading Arizona State limited Colorado to 26 percent shooting from the field.
At No. 12 Oregon St. 70, California 48
Junior Gabriella Hanson scored 13 of her career-high 20 points in the first half and the Beavers (13-3, 4-1) cruised to victory over the Golden Bears (10-6, 1-4).
Jamie Weisner, who is from Clarkston, scored 16 points for Oregon State.
The Beavers shot 58 percent to improve to 19-1 in their last 20 home Pac-12 games. They host Stanford on Sunday.
Utah 60, at Arizona 55
Emily Potter had 14 points and a game-high 12 rebounds to lead the Utes (12-4, 4-1) past the Wildcats (10-7, 1-4).
LaBrittney Jones scored 19 points for Arizona, which was outrebounded 51-33.