Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes
This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 21 points and seven assists to become the 12th woman in NCAA history to reach 900 career assists, and No. 2 Oregon handed Colorado its first loss of the season with a 104-46 victory. The Ducks earned their fifth straight win. Oregon's lone loss was to No. 8 Louisville at the Paradise Jam on Nov. 30. The Buffaloes opened their Pac-12 slate with an 80-70 victory at Utah on Sunday. Colorado was one of just nine undefeated Div. I teams going into the game. The Buffaloes were led by Jaylyn Sherrod and Aubrey Knight with nine points apiece.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aari McDonald scored 24 points, her 50th consecutive double-figure game, and Cate Reese posted her fifth double-double this season as No. 18 Arizona held off USC 65-57 to remain undefeated. The Wildcats are 13-0 for the first time in program history and also extended their winning streak to 19, dating to last season, the longest active streak in the nation. Reese had 17 points and 11 rebounds. Aliyah Jeune scored 17 points and Angel Jackson 16 for the Trojans.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Japreece Dean scored 23 points, Lindsey Corsaro added 12 and No. 10 UCLA withstood a furious comeback try by Arizona State in the final seconds for a 68-66 win. UCLA (13-0, 2-0 Pac-12) remained undefeated and is off to the best start in school history at 13-0. It was previously tied with the 1980-81 team with a 12-0 start. Robbi Ryan scored 17 points for Arizona State. Ja’Tavia Tapley added 10 points.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Taylor Jones scored 11 of her 15 points in the third quarter, and No. 3 Oregon State pounded Utah 77-48 in the Beavers' Pac-12 opener. Oregon State looked inside to start the second half, and Jones scored nine points in a 13-0 run that extended the lead to 50-24. The Beavers outscored the Utes 25-9 in the third. They increased the lead to as much as 31 points in the final period. Andrea Torres led Utah with 13 points.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Nadia Fingall had a season-high 20 points and six rebounds and No. 5 Stanford beat Washington State for the 66th consecutive time, 77-58. Kiana Williams added 12 points for the Cardinal, who have won two straight since their only loss of the season, at Texas on Dec. 22. Haley Jones had 10 points and seven rebounds. Chanelle Molina scored a season-high 27 points for the Cougars, who lost their third straight and fell to 0-66 all-time against the Cardinal.
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington running back Salvon Ahmed is leaving school and entering the NFL draft following a junior season during which he was the Huskies' leading rusher. Ahmed rushed for 1,020 yards and 11 touchdowns this season. He served as a backup to Myles Gaskin for his first two seasons before moving into the starting role this year. Ahmed is the third Washington offensive player to declare early for the NFL draft, joining quarterback Jacob Eason and tight end Hunter Bryant.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Longtime NFL assistant Bill Musgrave has been hired to become the new offensive coordinator at Cal. Coach Justin Wilcox announced that Musgrave will replace Beau Baldwin next season for the Golden Bears. Baldwin left to become head coach at Cal Poly. Musgrave has more than two decades of coaching experience in college and the pros and has spent 13 seasons as an offensive coordinator. His only college coaching job came in 2001-02 when he was offensive coordinator at Virginia.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stanford junior midfielder Catarina Macario and Clemson junior forward Robbie Robinson are the Hermann Trophy winners as the top college soccer players. Presented by the Missouri Athletic Club, the awards were determined by voting by NCAA Division I coaches. Macario is the fifth female player to repeat as the winner and the sixth two-time women’s winner overall. She led the nation and set a Stanford record with 32 goals last season. Robinson led the nation in points with 45 and tied for the lead in goals with 18.
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.