Monique Billings tied a program record with 25 rebounds and scored 12 points for her 16th double-double of the season as the 18th-ranked UCLA women beat visiting Washington State 67-48.
LOS ANGELES – Monique Billings tied a program record with 25 rebounds and scored 12 points for her 16th double-double of the season as the 18th-ranked UCLA women beat Washington State 67-48 on Sunday for their 30th straight victory against the Cougars at home.
Kennedy Burke scored 17 points for UCLA (20-7 overall, 11-5 Pac-12), which has won 27 straight home games.
The Bruins opened with a 12-1 run and were never seriously threatened as the Cougars (10-17, 5-11) made a mere three field goals in the first quarter.
WSU closed to 23-17 on Maria Kostourkova’s jumper but trailed 38-25 at halftime.
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UCLA dominated the boards 56-44.
Caila Hailey scored 10 points for WSU, which shot 29.9 percent and has lost five straight.
Oregon St., Stanford remain tied for lead
SALT LAKE CITY – Sydney Wiese and Lynnwood High graduate Mikayla Pivec scored 14 points each and No. 11 Oregon State used a 19-2 run in the second half to beat the Utah women 63-49 for their third victory in a row.
Oregon State (25-3, 14-2 Pac-12) is tied for first place in the conference with Stanford. The Beavers host Stanford on Friday.
Emily Potter led the Utes (15-12, 4-12) with 17 points.
• Alanna Smith had 17 points and eight rebounds and No. 10 Stanford beat visiting California 72-54.
Brittany McPhee, a graduate of Mount Rainier High in Des Moines, scored 16 points for the Cardinal (24-4, 14-2).
• Senior Haley Smith, a graduate of Skyline High in Sammamish who was playing her final home game for Colorado, scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Buffaloes to a 76-66 victory over Oregon.
In the fourth quarter, Smith became the 29th Colorado woman to score at least 1,000 career points.