Oregon snaps 7-game skid, upsets No. 14 Arizona women 73-59


Shaina Pellington makes smooth bucket vs. Oregon Ducks

Shaina Pellington makes smooth bucket vs. Oregon Ducks

EUGENE, Ore. -- — Te-Hina Paopao scored 21 points, Endyia Rogers added 18 and Oregon ended the game with a 16-3 run and upset No. 14 Arizona 73-59 on Thursday night to end a seven-game losing streak.

The Ducks led by as many as 16 points in the third quarter before Arizona answered with a 11-2 run to pull to 57-56 with 7:58 remaining in the game. But Rogers scored the next four points, Paopao added 10 that included consecutive 3-pointers and the Ducks pulled away.

Paopao and Rogers were a combined 13-of-22 shooting from the field. Chance Gray added 12 points for Oregon (15-13, 6-11 Pac-12). Phillipina Kyei had nine points to go with 14 rebounds. Paopao made five 3s and Gray had four from distance.

Cate Reese scored 19 points for Arizona (21-7, 11-6). Madison Conner added 10 points and Paris Clark had nine points and 10 rebounds.

Rogers scored six points and Taya Hanson added five as Oregon outscored Arizona 22-11 in the second quarter to take a 40-30 lead into halftime.

Arizona won the first matchup, 79-71 on Jan. 8, when both squads were ranked.

Oregon hosts Arizona State while Arizona plays at Oregon State in regular-season finales on Saturday.


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