Women's Basketball Scoreboard: Nov. 14-20
Sunday, November 20
California 80, Illinois 56
BERKELEY, Calif. - The Golden Bears earned their second 24-point victory of the week with a 80-56 dismantling of Illinois Sunday at Haas Pavilion. Freshman Justine Hartman had a 17-point performance to lead the Bears.
Colorado 72, Colorado State 53
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Colorado used a stifling defensive effort and an early 18-point run to shut down Colorado State 72-53 Sunday afternoon at Moby Arena.
Oregon 75, Portland State 71
EUGENE, Ore. - Senior Amanda Johnson tallied her second consecutive 30-plus point performance of the season, but it was freshman Jordan Loera's three-pointer with five seconds left in the game that clinched Oregon's 75-71 victory over Portland State on Sunday night at Matthew Knight Arena.
Oregon State 90, Southern Utah 40
CORVALLIS, Ore. - The Oregon State women's basketball team's defense earned a season-high 22 steals, 12 blocked shots and forced an opponent-high 34 turnovers as the Beavers cruised to a 90-40 victory over Southern Utah on Sunday evening in Gill Coliseum.
Baylor 83, UCLA 50
WACO, Texas - Senior Rebekah Gardner just missed her second-straight, double-double with 15 points and nine rebounds, while sophomore Thea Lemberger (11) and freshman Moriah Faulk (10) were also in double figures in points, as the 22nd-ranked Bruins hung tough in the first half with #1 Baylor, but ended up on the losing end of an 83-50 decision on Thursday at the Ferrell Center.
Georgia 67, USC 60
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Senior Meredith Mitchell scored a career-high 21 points to lead No. 12 Georgia to a 67-60 win over No. 23 Southern Cal on Sunday.
Arkansas 57, Utah 56
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Michelle Plouffe tallied 17 points and tied her career high with 14 rebounds as the Utah women's basketball team struggled to make shots down the stretch and fell to Arkansas, 57-56 on Sunday afternoon.
South Dakota State 63, Washington State 58
BROOKINGS, S.D.-- Washington State's last minute rally was held off by South Dakota State resulting in a 63-58 defeat for the Cougars Sunday afternoon.
Saturday, November 19
Washington 73, Cal State Northridge 67
SEATTLE - At first, nothing seemed to go right for Washington. But the lessons hammered home by first-year coach Kevin McGuff are continuing to teach the Huskies his brand of toughness and resiliency.
Friday, November 18
Washington State 69, Wisconsin 51
MADISON, Wis.— Four players scored in double-figures and senior guard April Cook surpassed the 1,000 career point mark as Washington State opened its 10-day road trip with a 69-51 victory over Wisconsin Friday evening.
Nebraska 68, #22 USC 50
LINCOLN, NEB. - The No. 22 USC women's basketball team was slow from the floor and overpowered on the boards in its road run to Nebraska, falling 68-50 to the host Huskers on Friday night in Lincoln, Neb. The Trojans go to 1-1 on the year with the loss, while Nebraska improves to 3-0.
Oregon 77, Illinois 74
EUGENE, Ore.- Senior Amanda Johnson netted two free throws with 18 seconds left in the game to lock up the University of Oregon's (2-0) 77-74 victory over the University of Illinois (2-2) on Friday night at Matthew Knight Arena.
Thursday, November 17
Arizona 74, Wichita State 60
TUCSON, Ariz. - In a game with three ties and six lead changes, the University of Arizona Wildcat women's basketball team came away with a victory in a hard-fought battle over Wichita State, 74-60, at McKale Center on Thursday. Arizona moved to 3-0 on the season and Wichita State fell to 1-2. The Wildcats capitalized on the Shockers' 16 turnovers with 14 points.
California 85, Sacramento State 61
BERKELEY, Calif. - Lindsay Gottlieb earned her first victory as the head coach of the Golden Bears with a decisive 85-61 victory over the Sacramento States Hornets. Junior center Talia Caldwell tied a career high with 17 points and 11 rebounds, the 12th double double of her career.
Oregon State 83, Cal State Northridge 63
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State head coach Scott Rueck chalked up his 300th career win as junior Patricia Bright (Phoenix, Ariz.) led the Oregon State women's basketball team (3-0) to an 83-63 win over Cal State Northridge (2-1) on Thursday evening in Gill Coliseum.
Stanford 97, Old Dominion 48
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Old Dominion was late getting its lineup to the scorer's table and got hit with a technical foul before the game with Stanford even began. It didn't get much better after that for the Lady Monarchs.
Michigan 55, Utah 50
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Despite double-doubles from Janita Badon and Taryn Wicijowski and hard-nosed defense that held Michigan to 32-percent from the floor, the Utah women's basketball team fell to the Wolverines, 55-50, on Thursday evening.
Wednesday, November 16
Washington 72, Seattle 53
SEATTLE - The first win for Kevin McGuff at Washington is in the books. And he'll take it, even if it doesn't come with the requisite style points. In a foul-filled contest, the Husky women's basketball team used a lockdown defensive effort Wednesday to maneuver past Seattle University, 72-53.
Colorado 71, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 58
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Chucky Jeffery notched her 12th career double-double and a late spurt allowed Colorado to pull away for a 71-58 road win against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Wednesday night at the American Bank Center.