Women's Basketball Visits Washington State Thursday Night
Jan. 13, 2009
Oregon State (10-4, 1-3)
January 15, 2009
Radio Broadcast: KTHH 990-AM, KKAD 1550-AM, osubeavers.com
Todd Mansfield will be behind the mic doing the play-by-play.
Rhea was 5-for-10 from beyond the arc, while Ducker had 12 points and nine rebounds to help the Beavers pace by Arizona. Mercedes Fox-Griffin led Oregon State with six assists and the point guard had 11 points of her own.
The win was the seventh of the season at home for the Beavers.
On The Horizon
Scouting Washington State
Washington State is on a five-game losing streak that began Dec. 22 at Hawai'i. WSU most recently lost by 49, 102-53, to Stanford on Saturday.
Jazmine Perkins leads the team with 14.6 points per game, and is followed closely by April Cook at 13.7. Rosie Tarnowski leads WSU with 6.0 rebounds on average, followed by Heather Molzen at 5.8.
June Daugherty is in her second year with Washington State, and has also surpassed her five wins in her first season with the Cougars last season.
Washington State Series
Last Game vs. WSU - February 15, 2008
Allen was 7-for-21 from the field and 5-of-10 from beyond the three-point line. She came into the game as the Pacific-10 Conference's third-leading scorer at 16.2 points per game.
Fox-Griffin hit the 10-point plateau to go along with a team-leading six assists. The Beavers (10-15 overall, 3-11 Pac-10) finished the game with 13 assists as a team compared to Washington State's 14.
The Cougars (4-20, 1-12) were able to grab 42 rebounds to the Beavers' 28. Alex Mitchell led Oregon State with seven boards, while Ebonee Coates paced WSU with 11.
Oregon State jumped out to a 37-28 lead at the 12:29 mark of the second half, led heavily by Allen and Rhea, who combined for eight of the team's first 14 points through the first eight minutes. Washington State, however, kept close, scoring four straight points - two apiece by Jasmine Williams and Heather Molzen - to pull within five, 37-32.
Washington State took the lead for the first time in the second half at 7:52 mark when Williams connected on the second of two free throws. The game remained close throughout the rest of the contest, but Oregon State never regained the lead in the four-point loss.
Game 14 Recap - Jan. 10
Rhea led the Beavers with a game-high 21 points on the strength of the five three-pointers. She also had three rebounds and two assists. She shot 50 percent from the floor.
Oregon State (10-4 overall, 1-3 Pacific-10 Conference) put together a commanding win against Arizona. It shot better than 42 percent from the floor and greater than 41 percent from beyond the arc.
The Beavers took the lead right out of the gate and never looked back. They took a 3-0 lead on their opening possession when senior Brittney Davis drained a three-pointer. She had six points with three assists and a steal.
Tiffany Ducker added 12 points and was one rebound short of a double-double, posting nine overall. Six of her rebounds were on the offensive glass.
102 ... And Counting
Rhea has 35 three-pointers this season, and at this pace, would finish with 75.
Last year, Oregon State players finished with five double-doubles, led by Ducker's three.