No. 11 Oregon State women beat Colorado 54-49
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Sydney Wiese had 14 points, Kolbie Orum added 10 and No. 11 Oregon State used a late push to get past Colorado 54-49 on Friday night.
The Beavers (24-3, 13-2 Pac-12) closed the game on a 6-2 run with Marie Gulich’s layup making it 50-47 with 1:17 left, Weise adding a pair of free throws, and Gabriella Hanson and Mikayla Pivec each splitting a pair in final 31 seconds.
It was the Beavers’ second win in a row and ninth in the last 10.
The Buffaloes (14-12, 4-11) opened the fourth quarter with a 12-4 run to cut a 44-35 deficit to within one.
Kennedy Leonard had 18 points to lead Colorado, which opened the game on a 7-0 run. Oregon State ended the quarter with a 17-4 run and pushed to their largest lead at 33-21 late in the half.
Colorado missed all 14 of its 3-point attempts. Oregon State made 5 of 20.