Ducks fall to Stanford women; OSU crushes Cal
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Stanford 78, OREGON 65
• The 24th-ranked Cardinal knocked off the No. 6 Ducks to pull into a tie for first place in the Pac-12.
Stanford and Oregon are 10-2 in conference, with No. 9 UCLA 9-2 and on a seven-game win streak going into its Monnday game with USC.
The lead changed hands five times at Matthew Knight Arena, and the game was tied three times. But Stanford took control early in the fourth quarter and used an 11-0 run down the stretch to complete its big win.
The Cardinal forced 15 turnovers and converted them into 21 points, while the Ducks got only two points off six Stanford turnovers.
Sabrina Ionescu of Oregon had 22 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, but Ruthy Hebard went scoreless in the second half of a 16-point, eight-rebound effort. Satou Sabally added 14 points for the Ducks.
Brittany McPhee of Stanford scored 33 points.
The Cardinal (16-8 overall) have won four games in a row.
Oregon fell to 21-4.
OREGON STATE 68, California 48
• The Beavers led for all but one minute, 34 seconds at Gill Coliseum and improved to 8-4 in the Pac-12, 17-6 overall.
The Bears are 6-6, 15-8.
Marie Gulich had a game-best 20 points and 10 rebounds for Oregon State.
Katie McWilliams had 14 first-half points and 19 total for OSU. Mikayla Pivec scored only four points but had a game-high 13 rebounds.
The Beavs held Cal to 21.9-percent field-goal shooting in the first half and 35.1 percent for the game. The Bears were 0 of 11 from 3-point range, while Oregon State went 7 for 23.
Portland took a 96-95 lead when Damian Lillard drove to the basket and got a three-play with 7.2 seconds left at Boston.
But Al Horford sank a step-back 20-foot jumper at the buzzer to gie the Celtics a 97-96 win.
Boston (39-15) leads Toronto by two games in the NBA Eastern Conference.
Portland (29-24) is sixth in the West. The Blazers are a half-game behind No. 5 Oklahoma City (30-24).
Portland leads New Orleans (28-24) by a half-game, Denver (28-25) by one game and the ninth-place Los Angeles Clippers (26-25) by two games.
Scott Harrington, a former Jesuit High golfer who lives in Phoenix, tied for 27th in the Panama Classic at Panama City.
Harrington closed with a 6-over-par 76 for a 2-over 282 total.
Scott Langley won at 7-under 273.