Beavers Fall to No. 2 Stanford in Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Oregon State women's basketball team's Pac-12 Tournament run came to a close on Thursday, as the Beavers fell to No. 2 Stanford 57-44 in Las Vegas, Nev.
"I'm really proud of the effort today," said Oregon State head coach Scott Rueck. "Our goal was to hold them under 60 points – we did that, but just didn't score enough points and make enough shots to win. Stanford is an excellent team. I loved our heart and our fight. Our team showed their character today. This group has continued to grow every day, and I thought their performance was inspiring today."
Ellie Mack had another big game for the Beavers, going for 13 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. It was nearly Mack's first double-double as a Beaver.
Emily Codding set her Oregon State high with 13 points, going 5-for-8 from the floor. Talia von Oelhoffen finished with 10 points.
Taya Corosdale led the Beavers with 10 rebounds. Kennedy Brown had four assists.
As a team, the Beavers held Stanford to 38 percent shooting and out-rebounded the Cardinal 41-39.
Stanford took an early lead, heading into the game's first media timeout up 11-2. The Cardinal led 16-2 after a quarter of play.
Oregon State used an 11-0 second-quarter run to get back within seven. Stanford headed to the break in front 27-18.
Codding led the Beavers with seven first-half points.
Von Oelhoffen started the second half off with a 3-pointer to bring the Beavers within six. The Cardinal bounced back to take a 40-29 advantage into the third-quarter media timeout. Stanford headed to the closing frame leading 47-31.
Oregon State used an 11-0 run to get back within 11, before Stanford took the win by 13.
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