Kingma leads UW past Ducks

January 28, 2013 

Playing without point guard Jazmine Davis, who took an elbow to the head against Washington State a week ago, Washington Huskies guard Kristi Kingma put the team on her back for a second consecutive game, scoring 20 points in Washington’s 66-53 victory over Oregon.

Talia Walton, who finished with 18 points and 13 rebounds, led the Huskies on a 15-3 run to take a 20-point lead 3:31 into the second half.

Washington (14-5 overall, 6-2 Pacific-12 Conference) forced 16 turnovers by Oregon (3-17, 1-7) and had 13 steals, four by Kingma.


The Cougars (6-13, 2-6 Pac-12) overcame a six-point deficit in overtime, scoring the game’s final nine points to defeat Oregon State (9-11, 3-5), 76-73.

Freshman guard Lia Galdeira scored a game-high 22 points and freshman forward Mariah Cooks added a career-high 16 points for the Cougars.


No. 6 Stanford 69, No. 20 Colorado 56: Chiney Ogwumike had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Cardinal (18-2, 7-1 Pac-12) to a 69-56 victory over the Buffaloes (15-4, 4-4).

No. 7 California 71, Utah 54: Reshanda Gray scored 19 points and sparked a big run in the second half before leaving with a left hamstring injury as the Bears (17-2, 7-1) beat the Utes (10-9, 1-7).

No. 19 UCLA 54, Arizona State 50: Nirra Fields scored 13 points, Thea Lemberger hit a go-ahead 3-pointer midway through the second half, and the Bruins (15-4, 6-2) held on to beat the Sun Devils (11-9, 3-5).

USC 74, Arizona 57: Cassie Haberts scored a game-high 26 points to help the Trojans (8-11, 3-5) to a victory over the Wildcats (11-8, 3-5).


Haley Peters scored 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lift No. 4 Duke (19-1, 8-0 ACC) over Boston College (8-11, 2-6), 80-56. … Azia Bishop scored 17 points to help No. 5 Kentucky (19-2, 7-1 SEC) defeat LSU (12-8, 3-4), 73-60. … Maggie Lucas scored 14 of her 18 points in the second half and No. 8 Penn State (17-2, 7-0 Big Ten) beat Ohio State (11-9, 1-6), 71-56, to win its 11th in a row.

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