January 28, 2013 in Sports

Colorado holds on to beat Cal

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California forward Robert Thurman, left, and guard Allen Crabbe, center, battle for the ball with Colorado forward Xavier Johnson.
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Area women

Washington St. 76,

Oregon St. 73 (OT)

 Lia Galdeira scored 22 points and Washington State rallied to defeat Oregon State in Pac-12 play on Sunday in Pullman.

 Mariah Cooks had 16 points for the Cougars (6-13, 2-6 Pac-12), who trailed 38-24 at halftime. Washington State used a 17-2 run starting the second half to go in front 41-40 with 14 minutes to play. Neither team led by more than four points for the rest of regulation, and the Cougars never led by more than four at any time in the game.

 In overtime, Oregon State built a 73-67 lead, but the Cougars scored the last nine points with Dawnyelle Awa’s free throws with 30 seconds left putting them ahead 74-73.

 Ali Gibson led the Beavers (9-11, 3-5) with 18 points. Alyssa Martin scored 17 points, Jamie Weisner (Clarkston High) added 16 points and Samantha Siegner had 10 points, eight rebounds and five blocks.

Washington 66, Oregon 53

 Kristi Kingma scored 20 points and two Washington players posted double-doubles as the Huskies defeated Oregon in Seattle.

 Talia Walton had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Aminah Williams had 10 points and 12 rebounds for Washington (14-5, 6-2), which kept pace with No. 19 UCLA in sharing third place in the Pac-12. UCLA beat Arizona State 54-50 on Sunday.

 The Huskies never trailed in the game and led by as many as 20 points, scoring 23 points off 16 Ducks turnovers.

 Ariel Thomas led Oregon (3-17, 1-7) with 14 points. Amanda Delgado scored 12. Jillian Alleyne had a game-high 14 rebounds and Liz Brenner had nine points and 11 rebounds.

Askia Booker scored a career-high 20 points as Colorado took advantage of California’s poor first half to win 81-71 on Sunday in Boulder, Colo.

Xavier Johnson had 18 points and 12 rebounds for Colorado (14-6, 4-4 Pac-12). Spencer Dinwiddie added 16 points and Andre Roberson 15 for the Buffaloes, winners of three straight.

Colorado improved to 9-1 at home despite 20 turnovers.

Justin Cobbs led California (11-8, 3-4) with 22 points. Allen Crabbe, the Pac-12’s leading scorer, had 21 points, but only four at halftime.

The Bears scored just 18 points in the first half, their lowest total of the season, while shooting 21 percent before the break. They improved to 61 percent in the second and finished at 42 percent.

Stanford 87, Utah 56: John Gage made all four of his 3-point attempts and scored a career-high 19 points to help Stanford rout Utah in Salt Lake City.

Chasson Randle added 17 points and eight rebounds while Josh Huestis chipped in 13 points and seven boards for the Cardinal (12-8, 3-4 Pac-12).

Justin Seymour scored 12 points for Utah (9-11, 1-7) and was the lone Ute player to score in double figures. The Utes have not beaten a Division I opponent at home since a 62-53 victory over SMU on Dec. 18.

The Cardinal shot 50 percent from the field overall and connected on 60 percent of their 3-pointers. They also controlled the glass, outrebounding Utah 43-27.

Arizona St.5-216-4
Washington St.2-511-9
Oregon St.1-611-9
Arizona St.3-511-9
Oregon St.3-59-11
Washington St.2-66-13

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