Women's Basketball Upsets No. 23 Washington, 100-86

Feb 20, 2003

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Hollye Chapman scored 22 points and had nine reboundsas Oregon State beat No. 23 Washington 100-86 Thursday night.

Jessica Jones had 20 points and Michelle Smith had 19 for the Beavers. Bothwere career-highs.

Guiliana Mendiola led Washington (19-6, 11-5 Pac-10) with 28 points. LoreePayne had 20 of her 22 points in the second half. Kellie Dalan added 14.

With the win, the Beavers (13-11, 7-8) made up for an 82-56 loss toWashington on Jan. 25 in Seattle.

The Beavers led by as many 26 points in the first half and took a 52-30 leadinto the break.

The 52 points were more than the Beavers had scored in seven games thisseason.

The Beavers scored 10 of the first 13 times down the floor and shot 20-of-30(67 percent) in the first half. They were 5-of-6 on 3-pointers.

Washington came out much stronger in the second half, shooting 53 percentfrom the field. Payne hit three consecutive 3-pointers for the Huskies, butSmith's 3-pointer at 14:33 kept the lead at 67-49. Mendiola and Payne hitback-to-back 3-pointers to cut the lead to 81-68 at 4:49.

Mendiola took over, hitting two free throws and then an 18-footer at 1:23 tomake it 88-82. But the Beavers hit 13-of-16 free throws down the stretch topull away.

Chapman canned 8-of-11 shots on the night and dished out five assists while matching her season-best in scoring with 22 points. Jones buried 5-of-7 field goals and 9-of-10 from the free throw line en route to a career-high 20 points. The sophomore guard also dished out a career-best seven assists. Smith, a senior, tallied the best game of her career with 7-of-12 shooting, including 5-of-6 from 3-point range. The Amanda, OH native scored 11 points over a three-minute stretch in the closing minutes of the first half. Brina Chaney also reached double figures in scoring with 16 points and her two free throws with 35 seconds on the clock put the Beavers at the century-mark. Sophomore guard Casey Bunn finished with nine points on a perfect 4-for-4 shooting.

The Beavers shot a season-high 59 percent for the game, while the Huskies shot 48 percent.

Oregon State scored 100 points for the ninth time in school history and for the first time since a 100-54 victory against Eastern Washington University on Nov. 27, 1998.

OSU takes a five-game home winning streak into Saturday's contest against Washington State. Tip-off is scheduled for 12 p.m.

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