Sabally, No. 4 Oregon women beat Utah for 13th straight win
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Satou Sabally scored 20 points and No. 4 Oregon closed the game on a 27-6 run for an 87-65 victory over No. 14 Utah on Friday night.
Ruthy Hebard and Maite Cazorla had 16 points apiece, Erin Boley added 14 and Sabrina Ionescu scored 11 as all five starters scored in double figures for the Ducks (20-1, 9-0 Pac-12), who won their 13th consecutive game and seventh in a row against the Utes.
Megan Huff had a career-high 38 points and 11 rebounds to lead Utah (18-2, 7-2), which had its six-game winning streak snapped. Dru Gylten had 11 points.
Sabally came to Oregon’s rescue with six straight points for a 60-56 lead after three quarters, and then scored seven more in an 11-0 run that put the Ducks up 71-59 in the fourth.
NO. 9 OREGON STATE 89, COLORADO 65
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Aleah Goodman had career highs with 25 points and six 3-pointers in her first-ever start as Oregon State beat Colorado.
Destiny Slocum scored 26 points and Mikayla Pivec added 12 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Beavers (18-3, 8-1 Pac-12).
Alexis Robinson had 24 points with four 3-pointers and Mya Hollingshed added 16 points and six rebounds for the Buffaloes (10-10, 0-9), who lost their ninth straight.
MICHIGAN 90, NO. 13 IOWA 81
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Deja Church and Akienreh Johnson both had career scoring highs of 19 points, Michigan dominated the boards and the Wolverines beat Iowa.
Church was 9-of-11 shooting and Johnson was 6 of 9 with three 3-pointers for the Wolverines (13-9, 4-6 Big Ten), who lost to the Hawkeyes (16-5, 7-3) by 14 on Jan. 17.
Megan Gustafson scored 27 points with nine rebounds for Iowa, which had a five-game win streak snapped.
The game was originally scheduled for Thursday but was postponed because of cold temperatures that resulted in the university closing for two days.
NO. 21 ARIZONA STATE 60, ARIZONA 47
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Courtney Ekmark had 20 points and seven rebounds, Kianna Ibis added 19 points and 10 boards, and Arizona State beat Arizona.
The Sun Devils (15-6, 6-4 Pac-12) pulled away in the fourth quarter with a 14-3 run capped by Ekmark’s pair of free throws to make it 58-42 with 52 seconds left.
The nation’s second-leading scorer, Aari McDonald, had 28 points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats (14-7, 4-6).