Oregon women roll past Sooners
OREGON 92, Oklahoma 74
DUKE 72, Oregon State 65
PORTLAND STATE 95, Multnomah 32
CAL STATE FULLERTON 66, Portland 61
Lewis & Clark 64, CAL TECH 63 (2 OT)
Puget Sound 68, WARNER PACIFIC 65
• The Ducks lifted their record to 5-1, winning their PK80 Invitational women's basketball game handily at Matthew Knight Arena.
Oregon, ranked 10th and 11th in the nation, got 28 points, seven rebounds and six assists from star sophomore guard Sabrina Ionescu. She was 10 of 20 from the field and 4 of 7 on 3-pointers.
Ruthy Hebard, the Ducks' standout sophomore forward, had 15 points and a game-high 15 rebounds.
Oklahoma, ranked No. 21 by the coaches, never led by more than two points (at 2-0) or after the first 62 seconds in falling to 3-2.
The Ducks stretched their lead to 17 points midway through the third quarter and were up 65-61 heading into the final 10 minutes.
Oregon shot 52.8 percent from the field and held the Sooners to 34.8. Oklahoma was 1 of 21 from 3-point range; the Ducks made 10 of 23.
Vionese Pierre-Louis, a 6-4 sophomore center for Oklahoma, scored 32 points, making 12 of 21 shots from the floor and 8 of 13 free throws. She also had 13 rebounds.
• Duke withstood a couple of second-half surges by the Beavers to win the battle of ranked teams at Durham, N.C.
Duke, ranked 16th and 17th in the national polls, scored 24 points off 18 OSU turnovers, while the Beavers got nine points off nine Blue Devils turnovers.
Marie Gulich had team highs of 16 points and nine rebounds for No. 17/18 Oregon State.
Mikayla Pivec and Kat Tudor each added 13 points, with Pivec getting seven rebounds and four assists.
Duke shot 45.8 percent from the field to OSU's 44.4 percent. From 3-point range, Duke (4-1) was 9 of 19, while Oregon State (3-2) was 9 of 25.
The Blue Devils led 19-16 after one quarter and 35-26 at the half.
A 7-0 run in the third quarter cut a 12-point Duke lead to 42-37. And the Beavers pulled to within 58-57 with 5:49 left in the game, but 2 1/2 minutes later they were behind 67-59.
• PSU (2-4) beat NAIA Division II Multnomah at Lewis & Clark.
Four Vikings scored in double digits, with 6-0 freshman forward Savannah Dhaliwal, from Surrey, British Columbia, netting 26 points and grabbing nine rebounds.
Labrea Denson, a 5-3 freshman guard, tallied 18 points. Returning junior guard Sidney Rielly had 15 points. Junior forward Pia Jurhar had 13 points and added a game-high 16 rebounds. Sophomore forward Tatiana Streun had 11 rebounds.
• The Portland Pilots fell to 3-2 with the road loss.
UP led 20-13 after one quarter and 37-32 at the half. The Titans pulled ahead 53-51 by the end of the third quarter.
Junior forward Julie Spencer of Portland led all scorers with a career-high 24 points, and she led the Pilots in rebounds with seven.
• Lewis & Clark improved to 4-2 with the win at Cal Tech.
Leading the way for the Pioneers were guards Miyah Leith and Alyx Crager with 16 and 13 points, respectively.
L&C took a 64-59 lead with 2:53 left in the second overtime and got a last-second steal by Tori Eichten.
• NAIA D-II Warner Pacific lost to NCAA Division III UPS (3-1) at C.C. Perry Gym in Southeast Portland.
WPC led 31-30 at intermission and 64-63 with 1:26 to go.
Bailey Allen and Shasta Lofgren had 12 points apiece for Warner Pacific (2-6).