Adams Scores 1,000th Career Point, Beavers Fall to Sun Devils
TEMPE, Ariz. – Tea Adams scored her 1,000th career point, but the Oregon State women's basketball team fell to Arizona State 67-57 Friday evening in Tempe, Ariz.
Adams' knocked down a 3-pointer in the third quarter, giving her 1,001 total points spanning her time at Oregon State and San Diego State.
Talia von Oelhoffen went 6-for-12 from the floor, finishing with 16 points and four assists. Jelena Mitrovic had 13 points on 6-for-11 shooting, to go with five rebounds.
Kennedy Brown went 3-for-3 to finish with nine points and seven boards, while Ellie Mack went 3-for-6 to end the evening with six points and seven rebounds.
The Beavers were within a bucket with a minute to play, but late Arizona State free throws extended the Sun Devil advantage.
Oregon State shot 47 percent from the floor, compared to 35 percent for Arizona State. The Beavers also held a 36-35 advantage on the glass.
The teams battled back and forth early, heading to the game's first media break level at six. Neither team was able to create much separation in the period, as the Sun Devils headed to the second in front 14-13.
The two sides continued to go back and forth in the second frame, as ASU took a 31-29 edge into the intermission. Mitrovic led the Beavers with nine first-half points.
The Sun Devils extended their advantage to seven to start the second half, but the Beavers responded with a 14-0 run to go in front 43-36. Oregon State led by three heading to the closing period.
Arizona State scored 10 unanswered in the fourth to go back in front. Oregon State battled back with a 7-0 run to retake the advantage with three minutes to play. The teams traded baskets from there until the Sun Devils were able to pull away late on.
The Beavers will head south for a matchup with Arizona on Sunday.
Earlier on Friday Oregon State announced that head coach Scott Rueck had signed a contract extension running through the 2030-31 season. More info on that is available here.
Oregon State Athletics strives to Build Excellent Authentic Visionary Student-Athletes (Go BEAVS).