No. 6 Stanford holds off No. 19 Arizona 72-65
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Satou Sabally scored 26 points and No. 5 Oregon won its second straight Pac-12 game by 40 points, routing USC 93-53 on Friday night.
Sebally was a point away from tying her career high, which she set earlier this season against UC Irvine. The sophomore forward scored nine of the Ducks’ first 11 points and Oregon never trailed. The Ducks led by as many as 42 late in the fourth quarter.
Sabrina Ionescu added 17 points, Taylor Chavez 14 and Ruthy Hebard 12 for Oregon (14-1, 3-0 Pac-12), which won its seventh straight. The 40-point victory tied for the third-largest win by the Ducks in conference play, equaling the 98-58 victory they had last Sunday against Washington State.
Aliyah Mazyck led USC (10-5, 0-4) with 16 points and Ja’Tavia Tapley added 13. Mariya Moore, who scored a career high 36 points in last Sunday’s loss at California, had 11 points.
NO. 6 STANFORD 72, NO. 19 ARIZONA STATE 65
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Alanna Smith scored 25 points and DiJonai Carrington hit a momentum-changing half-court shot to end the third quarter, helping No. 6 Stanford hold off No. 19 Arizona State.
Stanford (13-1, 3-0 Pac-12) dominated the first half to lead by 12 before Arizona State (11-4, 2-2) charged back in the third quarter.
The Sun Devils pulled within 48-47, but Carrington buried a half-court shot at the buzzer to kick off a 9-0 Cardinal run. She finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
Charnea Johnson-Chapman had 16 points for the Sun Devils, who went 4 of 19 from the 3-point arc.
NO. 10 OREGON STATE 83, UCLA 73
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Destiny Slocum scored 22 points, Mikayla Pivec added 21 and No. 10 Oregon State extended its winning streak to five games.
The Beavers (13-2, 3-0 Pac-12) never trailed in the third and fourth quarters, but UCLA made it close.
The Bruins (9-7, 2-2) got within three points once in the third and twice in the fourth.
Michaela Onyenwere led UCLA with 24 points. Lajahna Drummer had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Kennedy Burke had 18 points.
NO. 15 MARQUETTE 91, VILLANOVA 55
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Natisha Hiedeman scored 24 points to lead No. 15 Marquette.
Danielle King made all eight shots to finish with 17 points and Erika Davenport had 16 points and 11 rebounds for her third double-double for the Golden Eagles (13-3, 4-0 Big East).
Mary Gedaka had 14 points and Kelly Jekot 13 for Villanova (10-5, 2-3).
ARIZONA 60, NO. 24 CALIFORNIA 55
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Aari McDonald set a school record by scoring more than 30 points for the fifth time this season, leading Arizona to the upset of No. 24 California.
McDonald shot 7 for 8 from the line in the final minute and finished with 36 points. She moved past her coach, Adia Barnes, for the most 30-point games in a season. She matched a career high with five 3-points, shot 11 of 17 from the field and 9 for 11 from the line.
Arizona (13-2, 3-1 Pac-12) was coming off a loss at Utah that snapped its school record 11-game winning streak.
Kristine Anigwe finished with 19 points, 20 rebounds and seven blocked shots for the Golden Bears (10-4, 1-2).
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