Reserve Mariah Cooks scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Washington State to a 67-46 victory over visiting Arizona. The Cougars improved to 2-2 in Pac-12 play.

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PULLMAN – Reserve Mariah Cooks scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Washington State women’s basketball team to a 67-46 victory over Arizona on Friday night.

Borislava Hristova added 14 points for the Cougars (11-4 overall, 2-2 Pac 12), who had 12 different players score and overcame a slow start.

“It’s a good team victory,” coach June Daugherty said. “This shows our depth, and when we play hard with this kind of talent, good things happen.”

WSU shot 33 percent in the first half but went 13 of 28 (46 percent) in the second half, when the Cougars broke the game open. They made 3 of 5 three-pointers in the third quarter but were 1 of 17 in the other three quarters.

Destiny Graham had 13 points for Arizona (10-5, 1-2), which shot 37.5 percent, going 1 of 8 on three-pointers.

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At No. 9 Stanford 72, Utah 52

Brittany McPhee, a graduate of Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, and Lili Thompson each scored 16 points as the Cardinal (12-3, 2-1) beat the Utes (10-4, 2-1).

Paige Crozon scored 16 points for Utah.

At No. 11 Oregon St. 60, Oregon 33

Ruth Hamblin scored 15 points to help the Beavers (11-3, 2-1) overwhelm the Ducks (11-3, 0-3).

Oregon was limited to 21.5 percent shooting, including 1 of 18 on three-pointers.

The teams meet again Sunday in Eugene.

At No. 21 California 64, Colorado 35

Kristine Anigwe had 20 points and 13 rebounds as the Golden Bears (10-4, 1-2) routed the Buffaloes (5-9, 0-3), who were outscored 9-0 in the second quarter.