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UCLA routs Cougars

Mon., Feb. 23, 2009

Washington State freshman guards Jazmine Perkins and April Cook combined for 25 points, but the Cougars fell to UCLA 65-50 on Sunday at Friel Court in Pullman.

Perkins (13 points) had her fourth consecutive game scoring in double figures, and Cook (12 points) hit double figures for the sixth consecutive game for Washington State (10-16, 3-12 Pac-10).

The Bruins (16-9, 7-7) built a 15-point lead in the first half and never looked back. The Cougars fell behind by as many as 23 points in the second half.

Doreena Campbell led UCLA with 24 points, including 10-for-10 shooting from the free-throw line.

WSU forced 25 turnovers, the third-most for the Bruins this season, and 65 points was UCLA’s third-lowest total all-time against the Cougars.

Utah State 70, Idaho 64 (2 OT): Cold shooting in the extra periods doomed the Vandals (11-13, 8-5 WAC) in a loss to the Aggies (13-12, 7-5) in Logan, Utah.

Idaho sophomore Yinka Olorunnife scored 18 points and had 14 rebounds, but fouled out late in the first overtime. Rachele Kloke had 16 points and Derisa Taleni added 15 for the Vandals.

Idaho hit 2 of 14 shot attempts during the overtime periods.

Utah State’s Danyelle Snelgro led all scorers with 28 points.

Southern California 77, Washington 53: The Women of Troy (14-11, 8-6 Pac-10) jumped out to an early 14-2 lead and cruised from there in a victory over the Huskies (6-19, 2-13) in Seattle.

Washington closed to within seven points in the second half, but USC responded with a 16-3 run to lead by 20 with 9:07 to go.

The Huskies were led by Mackenzie Argens’ eight points. Christina Rozer added seven points and a team-high 10 rebounds.

Brynn Cameron led the Women of Troy with 13 points.

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