Kelsey Plum scored 28 points, surpassing 2,000 for her career, and No. 25 Washington defeated California 75-65 on Sunday. Plum, third on the Husky career list (2,025) reached 2,000 in 88 games, the quickest in Pac-12 history.
BERKELEY, Calif. — Kelsey Plum scored 28 points, surpassing 2,000 for her career, and No. 25 Washington defeated California 75-65 on Sunday.
Plum, third on the Husky career list (2,025), reached 2,000 in 88 games, the quickest in Pac-12 history.
Chantel Osahor had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Huskies (16-5, 7-3), who bounced back from a 69-53 loss at Stanford after making the Top 25 for the first time in 13 seasons.
Asha Thomas hit six three-pointers and had 22 points for the Golden Bears (11-10, 2-8). Mikayla Cowling had 15 points and Kristine Anigwe had 14 rebounds with nine points.
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Plum got the milestone out of the way early, knocking down a three-pointer at the 3:15 mark of the first quarter to go over 2,000 points. She had the hot hand in the first half, making five of eight shots, including two of three from three-point range, to score 15 points.
The Huskies shot it well during the first half, knocking down six three-pointers.
The Huskies led 38-34 at the half but stretched that to 58-47 after three quarters. Talia Walton, who had 12 points, made two three-pointers during the run.
Cal was within 62-57 with 6:04 to play but Plum made two free throws and Osahor and Alexus Atchley had layups to make it 68-57 at 3:47. Atchley finished with 11 points.
For the game the Huskies shot 43.5 percent from the field and 40 percent from three-point range.
Washington had 19 points off 16 Cal turnovers.
The Huskies will return home to host No. 9 Oregon State and Oregon next weekend. The Beavers come to Alaska Airlines Arena on Friday night for a 6 p.m. tip that will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Networks. The Ducks and Huskies will square off at noon Sunday.
|Kelsey Plum became the third player in UW history to score more than 2,000 points.|
|Sunday’s resultsStanford 69, Washington St. 52Oregon 76, Arizona 54UCLA 69, Utah 63Washington 75, Cal 65 Colorado 66, USC 63|