Utah pounds OSU

SALT LAKE CITY — Iwalani Rodrigues scored 18 points and Michelle Plouffe had 14 points and 14 rebounds Sunday to help Utah to a 66-40 victory over Oregon State.

The Utes (13-10, 4-8 Pac-12) quickly took control, scoring the game's first 12 points, with Rodrigues scoring the first two baskets from 3-point range.

Utah led 34-21 at halftime with Rodrigues scoring 13 points before the break. The Utes maintained a double-digit lead throughout the second half.

Ruth Hamblin led the Beavers (9-15, 3-9) with eight points, all in the first half.

Utah shot 48 percent from the field and Oregon State shot 29 percent.

No. 21 Colorado 84, Oregon 59

At Boulder, Colo., Chucky Jeffery had 15 points and 15 rebounds and No. 21 Colorado beat Oregon.

Brittany Wilson scored 16 points to lead the Buffaloes (18-5, 7-5 Pac-12), who have one more conference win than all of last season. Lexy Kresl scored 12 points, all on 3-pointers, and Rachel Hargis scored 10 for Colorado.

The points total matched the second-highest of the season for Colorado, exceeded only by an 87-point night against Western State.

Amanda Delgado led the Ducks (3-21, 1-11) with 15 points. Danielle Love scored 14 for Oregon.

The Ducks' last lead was 25-23 with 7:50 left in the first half after Janitah Iamaleava's 3-pointer. The Buffs scored the next 14 points, seven of them coming from Wilson, and led by double figures the rest of the way.


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