Washington 75, Oregon State 64

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- Kristen O'Neill had 23 points and Cameo
Hicks added 13 points and nine rebounds to lead Washington over
Oregon State 75-64 on Saturday.

Shannon Howell scored 34 for Oregon State-- her second-straight
game of more than 30 points-- but no other Beaver scored more than

The Huskies (7-11, 3-5 Pacific-10 Conference) shot 50 percent
from the field and made 8 of 12 3-point attempts.

Washington led nearly the whole way, gaining a 14-point
advantage just before halftime. The Beavers fought back, getting
within 43-39 after Howell's steal and lay-in at 11:04 in the second
half, but the Huskies went on a 10-0 run and Oregon State never got
close again.

Emily Florence had eight assists for Washington, which had 41-27
rebound advantage. The Beavers (5-11, 1-6) got nine rebounds from
Casey Bunn.

Second-leading scorer Mandy Close, who averages 10.4 points per
game, was 1-of-11 from the field and finished with just four
points. Oregon State made only 3 of 17 3-pointers and shot 34
percent from the field.

Howell, a senior guard who scored 33 points in the Beavers' win
over Washington State on Thursday, topped 30 points for the fifth
time in 38 games since transferring to Oregon State from Nebraska.

The Huskies, who have no seniors on their roster, stopped a
four-game losing skid.