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WOMEN'S COLLEGE HOOPS: Pilots, Ducks, Beavers lose

The Portland Pilots came back strong in the second half but lost their second West Coast Conference game in a row on Friday, 69-62 at Santa Clara.

UP will play at 2 p.m. Sunday at San Francisco.

The Pilots fell to 9-8 overall and 2-4 in the WCC, while the Broncos climbed to 7-10, 3-3.

Santa Clara led 40-13 at the half and 62-30 with 10:11 to go.

Amy Pupa led UP with 16 points and 10 rebounds,

Portland finished with a season-high 20 steals and 27 points off 27 turnovers.

  • • The Oregon Ducks came close to a breakthrough at UCLA, but lost 88-83 Friday night.

    Oregon had a 77-64 lead with 6:27 to go. UCLA tied it with a 13-0 run, then pulled out a win in the final minute.

    The Ducks fell to 0-5 in Pac-12 play, 9-7 overall, while the Bruins went to 3-3 in conference and 9-9 for the season.

    For Oregon, Katelyn Loper had 19 points, Jillian Alleyne had 15 points and 20 rebounds, and Ariel Thomas scored 15 points.

    Alleyne has 12 consecutive double-doubles and 14 this season.

    Danielle Love returned from a concussion for Oregon and contributed 8 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists in 29 minutes.

    Thomas' layup with 40 seconds remaining pulled the Ducks to within 84-83.

    UCLA went back to a three-point lead with a pair of free throws at the 35-second mark. The Bruins rebounded a missed Oregon layup and drew a foul with 15 seconds to go.

    The Bruins made two foul shots, and Oregon missed a pair from the free-throw line with eight seconds remaining.

    UCLA finished at 50.8 percent from the field, while the Ducks shot 35.6 percent.

  • • At Los Angeles, USC took care of Oregon State 81-60 Friday night.

    Deven Hunter and Sydney Wiese led OSU with 11 points apiece, but Beavers center Ruth Hamblin managed only five points, five rebounds and one block.

    Oregon State was 9 of 29 on 3-pointers and shot 35.7 percent from the field, while allowing USC to make 47.5 percent from the floor and go 7 of 15 from beyond the arc.

    OSU fell to 2-3 in the Pac-12 and 10-7 overall. USC is 5-1, 12-6.

    The Beavers' next game is 3 p.m. Monday at UCLA.

  • • At Concordia, the Cavaliers lost to visiting Evergreen State 79-71 on Friday night.

    The Cavs slipped to 1-7 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, and Evergreen improved to 3-5. Overall, Concordia is 3-16, Everegreen 7-8.

    Lexi Campbell scored 18 points and Kelly Huey had 16 for the Cavaliers.

  • • Warner Pacific fell 67-61 at home Friday night to Northwest Unviersity.

    The Knights dropped to 1-7 with its fourth loss in a row in the CCC, and Northwest raised its league mark to 4-4. Overall, WPC is 5-14, Northwest 12-8.

    For Warner, Janelle Weiss had 13 points and Jordan Wilcox scored 12.

  • • Tayler Wang scored a game-best 23 points Friday night to lead Lewis & Clark to a 73-63 home victory over Pacific.

    Wang made 7 of 11 shots from the field, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range.

    Katie Anderson added 13 points for the Pioneers, with a game-high seven assists.

    L&C raised its Northwest Conference record to 3-2 and its overall mark to 8-6.

    The Boxers slipped to 0-5, 4-9.