No. 21 Colorado Defeats Oregon
Release Date: 02/10/2013
UO was led offensively by Amanda Delgado (15 points) and Danielle Love (14 points) who combined to score 29 of UO’s 59 points. Jordan Loera contributed nine points on 4-of-8 shooting from the field. Liz Brenner added a team-best 10 rebounds, the fourth time this season she’s reached double-figures on the glass.
The Ducks made 38.6 percent of their field goal attempts (22-of-57) which included a season-best 46.2 percent in the first half (12-of-26). Oregon also finished the game with a season-high 44.4 percent on 3-pointers (8-of-18).
Colorado was led by Chucky Jeffery who registered a double-double with 15 points and 15 rebounds. Brittany Wilson had a team-high 16 points, one of four Buffaloes to score in double-figures. Lexy Kresl added 12 points and Rachel Hargis chipped in with 10 points.
The Buffaloes made 44.9 percent of their field goals (31-of-69), while making a season-best 10-of-20 from behind the 3-point arc (50 percent).
CU had advantages for points in the paint (36-16), points off turnovers (29-9) and second-chance points (17-2). Colorado also had a 42-33 rebounding advantage in the game.
Delgado hit back-to-back 3-pointers and Love hit a pair of mid-range jumpers to give UO a 10-3 lead with 17:45 in the first half. The Buffaloes countered with a 13-0 run to retake the lead, 16-10, at the 13:07 mark in the stanza.
Alleyne scored inside on a spin move and Brenner made two interior baskets to cut the lead to one point, 23-22 with a little over eight minutes to play. UO retook the lead on the next possession when Janitah Iamaleava, who had just checked into the game, hit a 3-pointer to give the Ducks a 25-23 advantage.
Colorado heated up from behind the 3-point arc, nailing a pair of threes as part of a 14-0 run to make the score 37-25 with 4:30 on the clock.
CU had a 12-point halftime advantage, 43-31, and was led offensively by Brittany Wilson who had 12 points. The Ducks were led by Delgado’s nine points as she made 3-of-4 from behind the arc. Oregon made 46.2 percent of its field goals and had five players score four-or-more points in a balanced first-half scoring attack.
The Buffaloes opened the second half on a 10-2 run and jumped out to a 53-33 lead with 16:47 remaining in the game.
Love kept the Ducks in it as she scored on a lay-up, hit back-to-back 3-pointers and made a pair of free throws for UO over the first seven minutes of the second half. The Colorado lead was 17 points, 60-43, with 13:18 on the clock.
Delgado made two long 3-pointers, her fourth and fifth 3-pointers of the game, to put the score at 67-49 with just over 10 minutes to play.
Colorado’s largest lead of the game was 27 points, 84-57, with 24 seconds remaining in the game.
Oregon (3-21, 1-11 Pac-12) returns home to play Washington (Feb. 15) and Washington State (Feb. 17). Tip-time for the Ducks-Huskies game is scheduled for 7 p.m. (PT), while the UO-WSU game is slated for Sunday at 4 p.m.
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