Women's Basketball Scoreboard: Dec. 19-25
Thursday, December 22
No. 4 Stanford 90, UC Bakersfield 48
STANFORD, Calif. -- With her two biggest stars on the bench in a rare opportunity to rest, Tara VanDerveer watched Joslyn Tinkle put on a show from every spot on the court. Inside, outside, on the boards.
St. Joe's 64, UCLA 60
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Junior Markel Walker had 16 points and nine rebounds, all in the second half, sophomore Thea Lemberger added 12 points and five boards and senior Rebekah Gardner posted 10 points and six rebounds, but the Bruins dropped a 64-60 decision to Saint Joseph's on Thursday at Hagan Arena.
No. 11 Ohio State 79, Washington State 57
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Samantha Prahalis overcame a slow start to spark a second-half run and No. 11 Ohio State surged to a 79-57 victory over Washington State on Thursday night.
Wednesday, December 21
Arizona 59, New Mexico 50
TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Arizona Wildcat women's basketball team moved to 10-1 on the season and 4-0 at home with a Wednesday evening 59-50 win against the University of New Mexico at McKale Center. The UNM Lobos fall to 4-8 on the season.
Colorado 52, Creighton 49
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Freshman guard Lexy Kresl scored 15 points and hit a 3-point basket at the buzzer to lift Colorado to a 52-49 win over Creighton in the Buffaloes' final game of the UTSA Holiday Classic Wednesday afternoon at the Convocation Center on the UTSA campus.
Saint Mary's 72, Oregon 62
EUGENE, Ore. - Oregon's perfect record inside the confines of Matthew Knight Arena was blemished on Wednesday afternoon as the Ducks suffered a 72-62 loss to Saint Mary's.
USC 75, Pepperdine 71 (OT)
MALIBU, CALIF. - The USC women's basketball team pulled out a tight one in Malibu today, turning the tide on a hot-shooting Waves squad to win out in overtime with a 75-71 victory over host Pepperdine. The win keeps intact an undefeated all-time record for USC vs. Pepperdine, extending the streak to 18-0 dating back to 1977.
Utah 74, New Mexico State 37
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Behind Michelle Plouffe's fifth double-double of the season, the Utah women's basketball team put on a dominant performance against New Mexico State in a 74-37 victory.
Tuesday, December 20
Colorado 67, Texas Pan-American 49
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Rachel Hargis and Chucky Jeffery each had double-doubles as Colorado defeated Texas-Pan American 67-49 in the first game of the UTSA Holiday Classic Wednesday afternoon at the Convocation Center on the UTSA campus.
Temple 59, UCLA 53
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Sophomore Thea Lemberger led the Bruins with 13 points and made a career-best trio of three-pointers, while junior Markel Walker posted 10 points, eight rebounds and five assists in her hometown return to the City of Brotherly Love, but Temple held off UCLA to post a 59-53 victory on Tuesday at McGonigle Hall.
Arizona State 83, Army 46
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Arizona State University women's basketball team tallied a new season high in points as the squad routed Army on Tuesday evening, 83-46, at Wells Fargo Arena.
Stanford 97, Tennessee 80
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored a career-high 42 points and dazzled in what might have been the most meaningful home game of her senior season, and No. 4 Stanford beat sixth-ranked Tennessee 97-80 on Tuesday night in one of women's basketballs best rivalries.
California 80, Dartmouth 39
BERKELEY, Calif. - The California Golden Bears completely dominated their final game before the start of Pac-12 play, dismantling the Dartmouth Big Green, 80-39. Sophomore guards Afure Jemerigbe and Lindsay Sherbert led the Bears with 15 points apiece.
Washington 64, Southern 56
SEATTLE, Wash. - The Huskies got an early tune-up for the grueling gauntlet of Pac-12 play against some unexpected competition on Tuesday night.
Monday, December 19
Washington State 71, Louisville 75
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Ireti Amojo had 22 points to lead Washington State (6-5) in 75-71 loss to No. 14 Louisville on Monday night.
Oregon 79, Cal State Northridge 75
EUGENE, Ore. - Oregon found itself on the winning end of another nail biter, defeating Cal State Northridge, 79-75, on Monday evening at Matthew Knight Arena.
Oregon State 61, Saint Mary's (CA) 81
Corvallis, Ore. - Freshman Ali Gibson (Woodbridge, Calif.) scored 14 points, and senior Earlysia Marchbanks (Salem, Ore.) added 11, but the Oregon State women's basketball team (9-2) couldn't overcome the hot-shooting of the Saint Mary's Gaels (8-4) suffering an 81-61 setback in the final non-conference game of the season on Monday evening.
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