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Beavers Top Ducks, 68-49
Release Date: 01/20/2013
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CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Oregon State defeated the University of Oregon women’s basketball team, 68-49, at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. The Beavers improved to 9-9 overall and 3-3 in Pac-12 Conference play. The Ducks dropped to 2-16 overall and 0-6 in league action.

Danielle Love and Liz Brenner each had nine points to lead the Ducks offensively. Brenner also contributed seven rebounds. Jillian Alleyne had six points and a team-best eight rebounds.

The Ducks had a 46-37 advantage in rebounding, with UO grabbing 24 offensive boards which led to UO’s 12-5 edge for second-chance points.

OSU had the advantage for points in the paint, 36-12. The Beavers made 25-of-53 field goals for 47 percent. The Ducks made 16-of-62 from the field for 26 percent.

Oregon State was led offensively by Jamie Weisner and Ali Gibson who each had 14 points. Samantha Siegner added 10 points off the bench.

The Beavers jumped out to an 11-0 lead to open the game. Oregon went scoreless for the first five minutes before Amanda Delgado hit a 3-pointer to break the scoring drought at the 15:10 mark in the first half.

Alleyne made a jumper from the elbow to cut the lead to nine points, 18-9, with 10 minutes on the game clock. OSU’s largest first-half lead was 14 points, 24-10, at the 7:30 mark.

A 3-pointer by Love, a Brenner a jump hook in the lane, and a 3-pointer from Jordan Loera spearheaded a 12-1 run for the Ducks. UO cut the lead to three points, 25-22, with two minutes to play in the half.

OSU took a 29-26 lead into the halftime locker room. UO out-scored the Beavers, 16-5, over the final 7:30 of the first half. Love had a team-high nine points at the break for the Ducks, who shot 10-of-32 from the field and 3-of-11 on 3-pointers.

The two teams traded baskets in the early part of the second half. A deep 3-pointer from Delgado made the score 38-33 with 16:33 in the game. OSU then hit back-to-back 3-pointers to take a 10-point lead, 44-34, with 13:27 remaining.

Oregon went on a five-minute scoring drought (15:44-7:34) and made just one of 11 field goal attempts over that stretch in the second half.

The Beavers’ largest lead of the game was 21 points, 63-42, which came at the four-minute mark. OSU out-scored UO, 27-16, over the last 11 minutes of the game.

Oregon (2-16, 0-6) will be back on the road next week with games against Washington State (Jan. 25) and Washington (Jan. 27).

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