Wildcats Upset No. 22 Oregon, 88-76
Feb. 1, 2001
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Elizabeth Pickney and Reshea Bristol each scored 26points, a career high for Pickney, as unranked Arizona upset No. 22 Oregon88-76 Thursday night.
Arizona (15-5, 5-3 Pac-10) snapped three-game losing streak, their longestsince the 1995-96 season, and knocked the Ducks (12-6, 5-3) out of first placein the Pac-10 Conference.
The Wildcats took a 9-2 lead in the first four minutes behind six pointsfrom Bristol and extended the margin to 17-4 with 12 minutes left in the half.
Oregon rallied behind four first-half 3-pointers from Jamie Craighead andwent on a 30-23 run to cut the lead to 40-34 at the break.
The Ducks took a quick 41-40 lead on Jenny Mowe's lay-up with 18:28 left inthe game, but - with 15 second-half points Pickney - Arizona outscored Oregon48-35 the rest of the way.
LaKeisha Taylor added 15 points for the Wildcats, and Krista Warren had 11.
Craighead finished with 21 points and a career-high seven 3-pointers.Angelina Wolvert added 18 points, Lindsey Dion had 12 and Jenny Mowe had 10.
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