Women's Basketball Hosts California Thursday Night
Jan. 20, 2009
Oregon State (11-5, 2-4)
January 22, 2009
Radio Broadcast: KLOO 1340-AM, KKAD 1550-AM, osubeavers.com
Todd Mansfield will be behind the mic doing the play-by-play.
Talisa Rhea had 15 points to help pace the Beavers past the Huskies, putting Oregon State at 2-4 in Pac-10 games this season.
Davis had 13 points in the first half as the Beavers took a 23-point lead into halftime.
The win marked Oregon State's first Pac-10 road victory since the conclusion of the 2006-07 season.
On The Horizon
Ashley Walker is the team's offensive and rebounding leader. She averages 20.6 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per contest. She is followed closely by Alexis Gray-Lawson, who is second on the team with 12.9 points per game and who is this week's Pac-10 Player of the Week.
Gray-Lawson got that honor after Cal defeated Stanford, 57-54, on Sunday. The win puts Cal on a six-game win streak and the Bears are the only team in the Pac-10 with a perfect conference record.
Joanne Boyle is in her fourth season with California and has an 82-30 record.
Last Game vs. Cal - February 7, 2008
Mitchell was 5-for-7 from the floor and recorded two rebounds and two steals to go along with her 13 points. The 13 points equaled her career high set Jan. 19 against Washington State in a 60-35 Oregon State victory.
Allen collected five rebounds, three assists and three steals, totaling 10 points to reach double-digit scoring for the 17th time in 23 games this season.
Talisa Rhea was active, scoring seven points to go with six rebounds. Tiffany Ducker was the Beavers' (10-13 overall, 3-9 Pacific-10 Conference) leading rebounder with seven. Ducker also led Oregon State with three steals.
Game 16 Recap - Jan. 17
Prior to Saturday's game, Davis' career-high from beyond the three-point line came against UC Irvine earlier this season. The 25 points surpassed her previous season high of 22 points achieved twice this season, most recently against UNLV on Dec. 15.
The senior was 8-for-12 from the field, highlighted by the five three-pointers. She was also 4-for-4 from the free-throw line.
Talisa Rhea also had a big game for the Beavers, totaling 15 points on the strength of three three-pointers.
Sole Possession Of Third
Next up for Rhea is second place, which is currently held by Annette Mollerstrom's 113 from 1992-96.
Against Top 25
The Beavers' other appearance against a top 25 club this season came on Nov. 29 in Freeport, Grand Bahamas against No. 2 North Carolina. The Tar Heels narrowly came away with an 82-78 victory.
The Beavers are shooting .412 at home compared to the opponents' .362. Oregon State has made 42 three-pointers at home compared to just 23 for its opponents. And OSU has a .755 percentage at the charity stripe compared to .625 for other teams.
Talisa Rhea has especially liked shooting at home and is averaging 19.1 points.