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Washington State women lose at last-place Oregon | College basketball
By The Associated Press
EUGENE, Ore. — Jordan Loera, who is from Moses Lake, collected 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead last-place Oregon to a 65-60 victory over Washington State in a Pac-12 women's basketball game Sunday.
Jillian Alleyne added 15 points and 17 rebounds for the Ducks (4-22 overall, 2-12 Pac-12), who swept the season series from the Cougars (10-15, 6-8) for the first time since 2008.
Oregon beat WSU 70-68 on Jan. 25 in Pullman.
Freshman Lia Galdeira led the Cougars with 19 points. She was 8 for 26 from the field, including 1 for 9 on three-point attempts.
WSU, which had won five of its previous six games, shot 29 percent from the field and made 14 percent (4 for 28) of its three-point shots.
Oregon shot 32 percent from the field and had a 55-47 rebounding advantage.
No. 4 Stanford 68,
at No. 15 UCLA 57
Chiney Ogwumike scored 26 points to help the Cardinal (24-2, 13-1) defeat the Bruins (19-6, 10-4).
Ogwumike has played well against ranked teams this season, averaging 21.3 points and 11.3 rebounds.
"I don't think anyone has done more for their team (in the country) than Chiney," Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer said. "Looking at her numbers, she is having a spectacular year."
Atonye Nyingifa led UCLA with 12 points.
No. 6 California 72,
at USC 64
Layshia Clarendon scored 22 points to help the Golden Bears (23-2, 13-1) defeat the Women of Troy (8-17, 5-9).
USC trailed by four with 1:54 left after a basket by Cassie Harberts, who scored 20 points.
Cal won at USC for the first time in four years and is 10-1 on the road this season.
Cal routed UCLA 79-51 Friday. "It wasn't easy, but to come away with a sweep in L.A. is a big deal," Bears coach Lindsay Gottlieb said.
No. 21 Colorado 71,
at Arizona St. 63
Jen Reese scored 22 points and the Buffaloes (20-5, 9-5) beat the Sun Devils (11-15, 3-11) to extend their winning streak to five games. Colorado has won 20 games for the first time since going 22-8 in the 2003-04 season.
Arizona State has lost seven in a row.
At Arizona 61, Utah 52
Davellyn Whyte scored 21 points to lead the Wildcats (12-13, 4-10) past the Utes (14-11, 5-9).
Michelle Plouffe contributed 21 points and 16 rebounds for Utah.
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