No. 17 Oregon State women rally to beat Washington State
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Mikayla Pivec scored 19 points, Destiny Slocum added 17 and No. 17 Oregon State ended the regular season with a 73-58 victory over Washington State on Sunday.
Aleah Goodman added 15 points and Taylor Jones 10 for the Beavers (22-8, 10-8), who will be the sixth seed in the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas and have a rematch against the 11th-seeded Cougars (11-19, 4-14) in the first round on Thursday. Slocum had five assists in reaching 500 for her career.
Ula Motuga scored 13 points with Cherilyn Molina, Jovana Subasic and Borislava Hristova adding 12 each for WSU. Hristova moved one point past USC’s Tina Thompson (1994-97) for 11th on the Pac-12 all-time scoring list at 2,250.
The Beavers trailed by two before scoring the final 14 points of the third quarter for a 56-44 lead with Slocum scoring nine points in the period. WSU didn’t get closer than nine in the fourth quarter.
The Cougars shot 64% in the first half to lead 36-35 but fell off to 27% in the second half.