CORVALLIS, Ore. – Sydney Wiese hit five 3-pointers and had 26 points and six assists to lead No. 22 Oregon State past No. 9 Washington 73-70 on Sunday in a matchup of Final Four teams from last season.
Kolbie Orum added 12 points and seven rebounds for the Beavers (13-1, 2-0 Pac-12). Gabriella Hanson had five steals, eight rebounds and two points and harassed Pac-12 career scoring leader Kelsey Plum.
Plum had with 22 points, but shot 8-for-23 and had nine turnovers for the Huskies (14-2, 1-1). Washington’s previous loss on the season came against No. 2 Notre Dame. Chantel Osahor also had 22 points, hitting six 3-pointers and grabbing nine rebounds.
Oregon State took control of the game with a 17-0 run in the second quarter. The Beavers led 44-22 at the break.
The Huskies trailed by as many as 27 in the second half but whittled away at the deficit. Osahor’s 3-pointer with 2:18 left capped a 7-0 run that cut it to 66-59. With about 28 seconds left, Aarion McDonald stole the ball, made a three-point play to make it 71-67.
Washington shot 39.7 percent from the field. The Beavers shot 45 percent, going 10 for 18 on 3-pointers.
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