Women’s college basketball: ASU holds off Oregon

first_img (OT) Aya Traore scored 17 of her 19 points in the second half and overtime to lead the Boilermakers (13-2, 5-0 Big Ten) over the Gophers (10-4, 3-1). at 3 LSU 79, South Carolina 46 Seimone Augustus scored 22 points for the Lady Tigers (14-0, 3-0 SEC), handing the Gamecocks (9-6, 0-3) their worst loss of the season. at 7 UConn 92, Cincinnati 71 15 Arizona St. 44, Oregon 43 Emily Westerberg’s 3-pointer with 13 seconds left lifted the Sun Devils (13-3, 4-2 Pac-10) over the Ducks (10-5, 1-4). The basket ended a drought of more than 11 minutes when the Sun Devils failed to hit a field goal. Ohio St. 72, at Iowa 62 Jessica Davenport scored a season-high 34 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and had six assists for the Buckeyes (12-2, 3-1 Big Ten). Crystal Smith led the Hawkeyes (10-6, 3-2) with 26 points. at 1 Tennessee 94, 13 Georgia 85 Candace Parker scored a career-high 26 points and had 10 rebounds for the Lady Vols (16-0, 2-0 SEC), who won their 62nd consecutive league home game. The Lady Bulldogs (11-4, 2-1) trailed by one with 3:53 to go before Tennessee went on a 7-0 run. 12 Purdue 60, at 17 Minnesota 56 center_img Mel Thomas had 16 of her 21 points in the second half as the Huskies (14-2, 4-0 Big East) shot 61 percent from the floor after halftime to hold off the Bearcats (10-4, 0-3). 9 Michigan St. 69, at Wisconsin 63 Liz Shimek scored 18 points and grabbed her 1,000th career rebound for the Spartans (13-4, 3-1 Big Ten). at 23 Vanderbilt 87, Mississippi St. 48 Liz Sherwood scored 16 of her 22 points in the first half to ignite Vanderbilt (12-4, 1-1 SEC), which scored the game’s first 14 points. LOCAL WOMEN: WAVES WIN IN OT at Pepperdine 59, Gonzaga 58 (OT) Jasmane Clarendon scored 13 and Teiosha George had 11 off the bench as the Waves (5-11, 2-1 WCC) outscored the Zags 4-3 in the extra period to win. Gonzaga fell to 7-11 and 2-1. USC 81, at Washington St. 60 Eshaya Murphy scored 18, Jamie Hagiya had 16 and Chole Kerr had 12 as the Women of Troy (11-5, 5-2 Pac-10) outlasted the Cougars. at Washington 96, UCLA 75 Junior guard Cameo Hicks scored 13 of her game-high 17 points in the second half to lead the Huskies (12-3, 5-1 Pac-10) past the Bruins (9-7, 4-3), who were led by Nikki Blue’s 24 points. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img