GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Oregon 68, Arizona 66

By STEVE MIMS
Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. - Endyia Rogers made a jump shot with 0.4 seconds left to lift Oregon to a 68-66 overtime win over No. 7 Arizona.

The Ducks (9-5, 2-1 Pac-12) rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit with help from Te-Hina Paopao, who scored 24, as well as Nyara Sabally's 20 points and 13 rebounds and Sedona Prince's 16 points.

Shaina Pellington and Bendu Yeaney each scored 14 points to pace Arizona (12-2, 2-2), while Cate Reese scored 10.

Sabally opened overtime with a basket before Lauren Ware tied the game for Arizona. Sabally then made a free throw, but Yeaney answered with a basket to put the Wildcats ahead 63-62 with 2:14 left to play.

Paopao put Oregon back in the lead on a layup with 43.6 seconds left in overtime and Rogers added two free throws. Yeaney tied the game 66-66 on a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left, before Rogers grabbed a rebound and hit the game-winner.

Arizona led 57-48 on a 3-pointer by Yeaney with 5:59 left to play and the lead was 59-53 on a jumper by Wellington with 2:18 left in the game. Paopao and Prince each scored to get the Ducks within 59-57 with 1:04 left in regulation.

After Arizona committed a turnover with 21.5 seconds left, Sabally scored to tie the game 59-59 with 11.4 seconds remaining and the Wildcats could not get off a shot in the final seconds.

Arizona had a 38-27 lead at halftime and scored the first four points of the second half. Oregon closed within 46-35, but Derin Erdogan made two free throws before Sam Thomas and Helena Pueyo each hit a 3-pointer to push the Wildcats ahead 54-37.

Oregon closed out the third quarter with four points in a row, and Prince scored the first four points of the fourth quarter. Paopao made a 3-pointer to get the Ducks within 54-48 with 7:10 left to play before Yeaney responded with her own 3.


Arizona
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
S. Thomas F 40 3-7 0-0 2-4 1-6 2 1 1 1 3 8
C. Reese F 29 4-13 0-0 2-4 0-5 2 0 0 5 3 10
L. Ware F 16 1-3 0-0 0-1 2-4 0 0 0 2 5 2
S. Pellington G 37 5-11 4-8 0-1 0-1 1 0 2 3 0 14
B. Yeaney G 34 5-12 1-2 3-5 1-3 3 1 0 0 3 14
K. Love 23 4-8 0-0 0-2 2-7 2 0 3 1 2 8
A. Copeland 22 2-3 0-0 0-0 3-4 0 0 1 1 5 4
H. Pueyo 18 2-2 0-0 2-2 0-1 3 0 1 0 2 6
T. Chavez 6 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Totals   225 26-60
(.433)
5-10
(.500)
9-20
(.450)
11-35 14 2 8 16 23 66


Oregon
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
N. Sabally F 29 5-11 10-14 0-0 5-13 0 0 0 3 3 20
T. Paopao G 43 8-14 6-6 2-5 0-0 3 1 1 4 1 24
E. Rogers G 40 2-11 2-2 0-1 1-4 2 0 1 2 2 6
M. Scherr G 22 0-3 0-0 0-1 0-2 1 0 0 0 3 0
S. Parrish G 21 1-5 0-0 0-3 0-2 0 0 0 1 3 2
S. Prince 32 6-10 4-4 0-1 1-5 2 3 2 0 3 16
C. Pinto 17 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-4 1 0 0 1 0 0
A. Hurst 13 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 1 2 0 0
P. Kyei 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0
K. Watson 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Totals   226 22-55
(.400)
22-26
(.846)
2-11
(.182)
10-34 9 4 5 14 15 68


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