Lia Galdeira scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half to
help Washington State upset No. 20 Ohio State 62-55 on
Washington State (3-5) led 28-23 at halftime. Ohio State came
back to lead 36-32, but the Cougars’ defense forced three straight
turnovers. Taylor Edmondson’s 3-pointer put the Cougars ahead to
stay at 40-37.
Ohio State (6-3) had a good look at a potential tying 3-point
shot with 33 seconds to play, but missed on two chances and were
forced to foul. Galdeira hit all four of her free throws to clinch
Washington State scored 16 points of 21 Ohio State turnovers.
Ohio State went 1 for 17 from behind the 3-point line.
Taylor Hill had 14 points for Ohio State, but missed all nine
tries from behind the arc. Ashley Adams had 12 points and 11
rebounds, and Amber Stokes scored 12 for the Buckeyes.