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OSU women rout Arizona; ASU edges Ducks




Oregon State 71, Arizona 43, at Gill Coliseum

The Beavers, ranked ninth and 12th in the major polls, tuned up for Monday night’s homecourt showdown with No. 8/14 Arizona State by crusing past the visiting Wildcats.

OSU led 23-12 after one quarter and 47-19 at the half with guard Sydney Wiese, back from a broken hand, totaling 15 points,11 rebounds and seven assists.

The Beavers hit 57.6 percent from the field in the first half.

Deven Hunter had 12 points and nine rebounds from her OSU forward spot, while Beavers center Ruth Hamblin had 12 points.

Oregon State improved to 17-3 overall, 8-1 in the Pac-12.

Arizona, which shot 29.6 percent from the floor for the game, fell to 11-10, 2-7.

Arizona State 63, Oregon 58, at Matthew Knight Arena

The Ducks rallied from a poor third quarter to come close at home against the Sun Devils.

ASU outscored Oregon 26-6 in the third, but the Ducks won the fourth 25-17.

Jillian Alleyne of UO led all scorers with 19 points and all rebounders with 21. She made 7 of 14 field-goal attempts.

Arizona State is 8-0 in the Pac-12, 17-3 overall. The Ducks are 3-5, 14-5.

Whitman 74, Lewis & Clark 56, at Pamplin Sports Center

Visiting Whitman chipped away, winning the first two quarters by three points and the third quarter by five.

L&C slipped to 1-8 in the Northwest Conference and 2-16 for the season, while the Whits climbed to 7-2, 14-3.

Guard Natalie Kelly, with 14 points, and sub Ayisat Afolabi, with 12, led the Pioneers.

Southern Oregon 75, Warner Pacific 54, at Bart Valentine Court

No. 9 SOU outscored the host Knights 48-12 in the middle quarters.

The Raiders are 19-1 overall and 12-1 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.

WPC fell to 13-6, 8-5 CCC.

Amari Hampton (14 points) and Daesha Jackson (12) led the Knights.

Oregon Tech 68, Multnomah 44, at Jim Skagen Court

A 25-4 second-quarter edge lifted the Owls to the road win in Northeast Portland.

The Lions slipped to 4-17 overall and 2-11 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. OIT is 17-5, 11-2.

Down 9-0, Multnomah went on a 12-2 run late in the first quarter to lead 17-15 after the period. Senior guard Lexie Govert had seven of her team high 13 points during that stretch.


    Whitman 100, Lewis & Clark 71, at Pamplin Sports Center

    The host Pioneers trailed 50-34 at the half, then gave up another 50 points in falling to 3-6 in the Northwest Conference and 7-10 overall.

    Whitman is 7-2, 15-3.

    Guard Cannen Roberson’s 14 points paced the Pios. Cory Coombe added 10 points off the bench.

    Whitman hit 55.7 percent from the field; L&C made 45.8 percent.

    Oregon Tech 82, Multnomah 79, at Jim Skagen Court

    OIT held off the host Lions for the Cascade Collegiate Conference victory.

    Blake Updike led MU with 22 points. Ben Grandle scored 17, and Thomas Simien added 14.

    Oregon Tech raised its record to 17-5, 8-5 CCC, while the Lions dropped to 4-17, 1-12.

    Southern Oregon 78, Warner Pacific 76, at Bart Valentine Court

    The Knights lost at home when Ben DeSaulnier of 15th-ranked SOU nailed an 18-foot running shot off the backboard at the buzzer.

    Taylor Young led WPC with 26 points, 18 in the first half. De’Jon Bowman had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Knights, and Collin Malcolm added nine points and 10 rebounds.

    Warner Pacific fell to 9-4 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, while SOU improved to 11-2. Overall, WPC is 14-8, Southern Oregon 18-5.


    Arizona State 24, Oregon State 12, at Tempe, Ariz.

    No. 20 OSU lost its Pac-12 opener.

    One highlight for the Beavers came at heavyweight, where sophomore Amarveer Dhesi defeated Tanner Hall 12-4 in a battle of nationally ranked (10th for Dhesi, 12th for Hall) competitors.

    Senior 165-pounder Seth Thomas and sophomore 125-pounder Ronnie Bresser were Oregon State’s other winners for the Beavers.