Women's Basketball Scoreboard: Jan. 9-15
Sunday, January 15
California 63, Utah 56
SALT LAKE CITY - The California Golden Bears had to grind out a win in a low-scoring game in Salt Lake City, coming away with a 63-56 victory over the Utah Utes. Redshirt sophomore forward Gennifer Brandon had her sixth double double with a 15 and 15 performance.
Saturday, January 14
Washington 60, Washington State 51
PULLMAN - Kevin McGuff didn't want to place unneeded emotion on the Apple Cup rivalry. Yes, the Huskies limped onto the Palouse reeling from injuries and a soul-crushing loss to Utah. And yes, Washington State was in prime position to end a winning steak that has tilted the Huskies' way since the 1995-96 season.
Stanford 80, Colorado 54
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Joslyn Tinkle matched her career high with 20 points and No. 4 Stanford routed Colorado 80-54 Saturday. Toni Kokenis and Chiney Ogwumike added 19 points each for Stanford (15-1, 6-0 Pac-12), which won its 12th in a row since its only loss of the season to Connecticut 68-58 on Nov. 21.
Arizona 58, Oregon State 56
TUCSON - A made jumper with 14 seconds to play by sophomore forward Erica Barnes and outstanding defensive pressure by freshman guard Layana Whyte gave the University of Arizona Wildcat women's basketball team a 58-56 win at Oregon State on Saturday. The Cats advanced to 13-4 overall and 2-3 in Pac-12 play. Oregon State fell to 11-6 overall and 2-4 in conference action.
Arizona State 53, Oregon 49
EUGENE, Ore. - Kimberly Brandon (14 points, 13 rebounds) and Kali Bennett (11 points, 12 rebounds) both recorded double-doubles to lead the Arizona State women's basketball team to a 53-49 win over Oregon on Saturday.
USC 47, UCLA 43
WESTWOOD, CALIF. - The USC women's basketball team snapped a four-game skid against crosstown rival UCLA with a defensive stand today against the Bruins in a 47-43 Trojan victory. Behind 10 points and eight assists from Ashley Corral, the Women of Troy overmatched the Bruins to notch USC's fourth straight win of the year. The Trojans improve to 9-6 overall and are 5-1 in Pac-12 play. UCLA goes to 7-9, 2-3.
Thursday, January 12
California 68, Colorado 55
BOULDER - After trailing by 12 points with 12 minutes left in the game, the California Golden Bears went on a 17-0 run in the final seven minutes of Thursday's game in Boulder to earn a 68-55 victory over the Colorado Buffaloes. Layshia Clarendon led the comeback with 12 second-half points.
#4 Stanford 62, Utah 43
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 18 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 4 Stanford pull away from Utah for a 62-43 victory on Thursday night, its school-record 62nd straight win against a Pac-12 opponent.
Oregon 87, Arizona 73
EUGENE, Ore.- True freshman Lexi Petersen recorded a career-high 17 points to propel the University of Oregon to a 87-73 victory over the University of Arizona in Thursday night Pac-12 action at Matthew Knight Arena.
Oregon State 56, Arizona State 51
Corvallis, Ore. (AP) - Junior Sage Indendi (Livingston, Mont.) had 11 points and five rebounds to lead the Oregon State women's basketball team (11-5, 2-3 Pac-12) to a 56-51 win over Arizona State (10-5, 1-3 Pac-12), snapping an 18-game series winning streak, on Thursday evening in front of a crowd of 1,120 in Gill Coliseum.