Pritchard, Ducks top Central Arkansas
OREGON 96, Central Arkansas 82
LEWIS & CLARK 77, Portland Bible 65
• The Ducks hit the 10-win mark, with three losses, and improved to
8-1 at Matthew Knight Arena.
Oregon has won five in a row.
The Bears dropped to 6-7, 2-7 away.
Oregon point guard Payton Pritchard scored 24 points, including 12 of the Ducks' first 22 points in a 5-for-5 start from the field (2 of 2 from beyond the arc).
That brought the Ducks from a five-point deficit to 22-14 lead.
At the half, Oregon was on top, 55-40. And with 10 minutes left, the Ducks' advantage was 73-59.
Pritchard also had eight assists and six rebounds in 34 minutes. He was 7 of 11 from the field, 4 of 6 on 3's, and 6 of 8 at the free-throw line.
Kenny Wooten started for the Ducks and finished with eight points, going 1 of 4 from the floor. He had six rebounds in 24 minutes.
MiKyle McIntosh had 17 points for Oregon, and Troy Brown had 14.
Jordan Howard of Central Arkansas scored 35 points, making 8 of 9 3-point attempts.
• L&C climbed to 4-5 with its third consecutive victory.
Kyle Owens led the way at Pamplin Sports Center, scoring 20 points. Fellow Pioneers Andrew Vickers (17) and Mak Hutson (15) also were in double figures.
Saint Francis (Pa.) 106, PORTLAND 101 (2 OT)
OREGON STATE 61, UC Davis 47
• Saint Francis trailed by 29 points midway through the third quarter, hit a tying shot at the end of regulation and pulled through with 37 turnovers forced.
The Pilots fell to 4-7 with the two-overtime loss at Chiles Center.
Saint Francis improved to 5-6, largely behind its edge in points off turnovers of 42-18.
Darian Slaga of UP scored a career-high 27 points and was 10 of 14 from the floor with six rebounds, but fouled out 12 seconds into the second OT.
Saint Francis scored the first seven points on the second extra period to lead 99-92.
UP's Kate Anderson hit a 3 with 13.1 seconds left to bring the Pilots to within 103-101. Saint Francis made two foul shots, though, with 11.3 seconds remaining.
Anderson finished with 17 points, going 7 of 17 from the field.
Also for Portland, Julie Spencer had 15 points and Josie Matz had 16 points and nine rebounds.
• The Beavers, ranked 17th by Associated Press and 18th by coaches, improved to 9-2 with its sixth win in a row.
OSU, now 6-1 at Gill Coliseum,
UC Davis slipped to 9-2 with its second loss in a row; the Aggies fell 62-55 to Central Florida on Sunday.
UC Davis stayed within 34-30 at the half, despite shooting 31.3 percent to the Beavs' 41.4 percent. OSU was able to force only one turnover while committing eight.
The Beavers won the third quarter 16-6, though, and were never headed.
Oregon State shot just 35.7 percent for the game, but held the Aggies to 23.9 percent.
For OSU, center Marie Gulich had 12 points and a game-high 12 rebounds, guard Mikayla Pivec had 12 points and nine rebounds, and forward Taya Corosdale had 12 points.