PSU women win in overtime
SATURDAY WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Portland State 82, UC IRVINE 72 (OT)
Oregon State 74, Santa Barbara 49
WARNER PACIFIC 75, Walla Walla 66
ALASKA-FAIRBANKS 90, Multnomah 42
BIG BEND 69, Portland Community College 48
• At Irvine, Calif., Portland State (5-5) tied it late and pulled away in overtime for a 10-point win.
Sidney Rielly scored a season-high 30 points and hit the baseline jumper that sent the game into overtime tied at 64 apiece.
Rielly's three-point play put the Vikings ahead 69-66 in overtime. After the Anteaters (5-6) pulled within one point, Courtney West and Ashley Bolston converted on consecutive possessions and a pair of Rielly foul shots made it a seven-point PSU lead with less than two minutes left in OT.
Rielly scored 25 of her 30 points in the second half and overtime, including 11 in the final six minutes of the game. She was limited by early foul trouble in the first half.
Bolston scored 11 of her 17 points down the stretch.
West had nine rebounds, four assists, five steals and five blocked shots along with six points,
PSU trailed by 16 points in the first quarter and was down six with 30 seconds to play. A Kylie Jimenez 3-pointer and old fashioned three-point play by Rielly tied the game with 12 seconds left.
After a timeout, Irvine retook the lead on a layup with 6.7 seconds left. Then Jimenez dribbled up floor, skipped a pass to Bolston who found Rielly for an open look at the fourth-quarter buzzer.
Portland State outscored the Anteaters 18-8 in overtime.
• Oregon State rolled past UC Santa Barbara at the Moda Center.
Freshman Aleah Goodman had 17 points and hit 3 of 5 3-pointers for the Beavers (8-2). Sophomore Kat Tudor had 14 points and four assists. In her first career start, freshman Taya Corosdale hit 4 of 5 shots for 10 points.
Senior Maria Gulich had 10 points, six rebounds and four blocked shot. Mikayla Pivec led the team in rebounds with seven and in assists with six.
OSU shot 56.3 percent on 3-pointers and 52.9 percent overall.
Tal Sahar led UCSB (1-8) with 11 points and seven rebounds.
• Warner Pacific (7-7, 4-1 Cascade Collegiate Conference) completed weekend sweep of visiting Walla Walla (2-7, 0-4) with a nine-point win the day after a 30-point victory.
Darbi Pink scored 26 points for the Knights. Katelyn Rossback had 12 points and Jordan Kujawski added 10.