2016 Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament: Plum leads Washington past Stanford
SEATTLE (AP) – Junior guard Kelsey Plum scored 29 points to become Washington's all-time leading scorer and the Huskies turned back a furious fourth-quarter rally by No. 11 Stanford to post a 73-65 victory Friday night in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals.
Fifth-seeded Washington (22-9) advances to Saturday's semifinal against top-seeded and No. 8-ranked Oregon State (26-4), a 63-53 winner over USC.
Plum, who entered third in the nation in scoring, scored on a drive down the lane to put Washington up 65-53 with 5:41 remaining.
Stanford (24-7) answered with a 12-2 run, pulling within 67-65 with 2:43 left on a 3-pointer by Lili Thompson, her third of the quarter.
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Katie Collier's free throw with 2:11 left made it 68-65 and Talia Walton nailed a 3-pointer from the left corner to put the Huskies up 71-65 with23 seconds left as the Cardinal missed its final five shots.
Erica McCall led Stanford with 22 points.