CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Ruth Hamblin scored 20 points and Ali Gibson added 16 as No. 20 Oregon State, ranked for the first time since 1996 and the first-time ever in the preseason poll, rolled past Portland 87-65 on Friday night.
The Beavers shot 68 percent in rolling to a 52-32 lead at the half. The lead reached 33 with 13:19 to play.
Deven Hunter and Jamie Weisner both had 11 points and Gabriella Hanson came off the bench to add 10.
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Cassandra Brown led the Pilots with 18 points and Kari Luttinen added 12 and Sara Zaragoza 10.
The Beavers made 9 of 20 3-pointers and had a 50-24 advantage on points in the paint as Hamblin blocked five shots.
OSU scored the first nine points and led 36-12 on a jumper by Marie Gulich midway through the half.