WOMENS COLLEGE HOOPS: Beavers, Ducks victorious at home
Oregon State and Oregon both won Pac-12 games at home on Friday night.
In small-college action, Lewis & Clark lost on the road to the No. 3-ranked NCAA Division III team, Whitman.
Oregon State got back on the Pac-12 winning track on Friday, beating Washington 75-68 at Gill Coliseum.
Ali Gibson led the Beavers with 16 points. Sydney Wiese scored 13, while Ruth Hamblin and Jamie Weisner each had 12.
OSU led 35-34 at the half, then made 15 of 29 (51.7 percent) from the field after intermission.
OSU improved to 11-8 overall and 3-4 in the conference and the Beavers are 7-1 at home this eason.
Gibson sank all four of her 3-point attempts in finishing with a season high in points.
The Huskies fell to 10-8, 3-4.
Oregon State's next game is 2 p.m. Sunday at home against Washington State.
Oregon picked up its first conference victory, after opening with six losses; the Ducks topped WSU 82-66 at Matthew Knight Arena.
UO improved to 10-8 overall.
Oregon led 29-11, but the Cougars rallied for a 35-35 tie early in the second half. But the Ducks went in front by as many as 17 points, 80-63.
Jillian Alleyne scored 21 points and had 19 rebounds for Oregon. Chrishae Rowe finished with 24 points. Danielle Love had a career-high 14 rebounds.
Both of Oregon's Pac-12 victories last season came against Washington State.
UO's next outing will be noon Sunday at home against Washington.
Third-ranked Whitman downed visiting Lewis & Clark 78-61 on Friday night.
With the loss, the Pioneers go to 9-7 overall and 4-3 in the Northwest Conference, while the Missionaries improved to 17-0, 8-0.
Tayler Wang's 24 points led L&C, which will play at Whitworth at 6 p.m. Saturday.