Oregon State too much for No. 2 Oregon

Aleah Goodman had 22 points and No. 12 Oregon State snapped No. 2 Oregon’s 17-game winning streak with a 67-62 victory Monday night.

It was just the second loss of the season for the Ducks, who defeated the Beavers 77-68 on Friday in the first game of the rivalry series. Oregon (24-2, 13-1 Pac-12) was hampered by the loss of starter Ruthy Hebard in the first half with what appeared to be a right knee injury.

Destiny Slocum finished with 20 points and the Beavers (21-5, 11-3) extendedtheir winning streak over the Ducks at Gill Coliseum to nine games. Oregon hasn’t won in Corvallis since 2010.

The Ducks moved up a spot to No. 2 in the AP rankings earlier in the day. It is the Ducks’ highest poll position in school history. The Beavers dropped from No. 9 following the loss in Eugene on Friday.

It was a tense final period. A layup by Sabrina Ionescu (Walnut Creek) tied the game 50-50 early in the quarter, and her jumper pulled the Ducks in front with 6:23 left in the game as the Beavers went on a scoring drought.

Mikayla Pivec’s layup for the Beavers tied it again with 4:25 to go. Slocum’s jumper gave them back the lead. Maite Cazorla’s basket cut Oregon’s deficit to 59-57 with 35 seconds left.

#5 Notre Dame 95, #9 N.C. State 72: Arike Ogunbowale scored 22 points and the visiting Irish (24-3, 11-2 ACC) took control with 12 straight points in a dominating third quarter in which Notre Dame scored 34. Freshman Elissa Cunane scored 28 points for the Wolfpack (22-3, 9-3).


#3 Virginia 64, #20 Virginia Tech 58: Kyle Guy scored 23 points and the visiting Cavaliers pulled away in the second half to sweep the season series from their in-state rival. Ty Jerome added 16 points and De’Andre Hunter had 10 for the Cavaliers (23-2, 11-2 ACC), who won for the sixth time in their past eight visits to Cassell Coliseum. Kerry Blackshear Jr. had 23 points and 13 rebounds for the Hokies (20-6, 9-5).

#22 Wisconsin 64, Illinois 58: Brad Davison scored 18 points, Khalil Iverson added 16 and the Badgers held off visiting Illinois (10-16, 6-9 Big Ten). Wisconsin (18-8, 10-5) ground out a win with leading scorer Ethan Happ on the bench down the stretch. Happ, who averages 18 points, scored just six points on 3-for-7 shooting, was 0-for-3 from the foul line and had three turnovers, including one just before he sat out the final minutes.

#23 Kansas State 65, West Virginia 51: Barry Brown scored 21 points and the visiting Wildcats remained atop the Big 12 standings. A 14-0 run midway through the second half, led by a couple of 3-pointers by Xavier Sneed, gave the Wildcats (20-6, 10-3) their sixth straight conference road win.

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