Women’s Hoops Roundup: Ducks go back-to-back, Beavers hold on to win in the desert (3/3/19)

Oregon earns its second straight Pac-12 championship, Oregon State wins in double-overtime.

Posted: Mar 4, 2019 12:39 AM

Eugene & Corvallis, OR. -- The Oregon women’s basketball team has a reason to celebrate tonight. The No. 6-ranked Ducks clinched their second straight outright Pac-12 championship with a relentless 66-59 victory over No. 21 Arizona State on Sunday.

The Sun Devils led by five early in the fourth quarter but the Ducks put together an 11-0 run to pull away and take home back-to-back Pac-12 championships. This marks the program’s fourth conference title. Oregon head coach Kelly Graves has won 12 regular-season conference championships in his career, 10 with Gonzaga and two with the Ducks.

Now Oregon will be the No.1 seed in the Pac-12 Tournament next weekend in Las Vegas. The Ducks will have a first-round bye and play Friday afternoon against the winner of the No. 8 and No. 9 seed matchup.

As for the OSU women’s team, the Beavers are leaving the state of Arizona with a double-overtime win against the Wildcats.

Junior guard Mikayla Pivec tallied a double-double with 21 points, 14 rebounds and five assists. She also hit a clutch layup late in regulation to force overtime.

Oregon State will be a No. 3 seed and will open play in the Pac-12 Tournament Friday night in Las Vegas and take on the winner of Thursday’s contest between Utah and Washington.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 30995

Reported Deaths: 529
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah6853133
Marion446690
Washington431558
Umatilla291641
Clackamas227361
Malheur153923
Jackson10574
Lane99115
Deschutes77712
Yamhill73814
Jefferson5138
Polk50315
Morrow4906
Lincoln47313
Linn46813
Union4352
Benton2806
Klamath2752
Hood River2450
Wasco2443
Douglas2113
Josephine1862
Columbia1531
Coos1420
Clatsop1210
Baker902
Crook601
Tillamook490
Curry300
Lake280
Wallowa281
Sherman180
Harney120
Gilliam80
Grant80
Unassigned00
Wheeler00
Eugene
Overcast
59° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 59°
Corvallis
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 57°
Roseburg
Overcast
64° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 64°
North Bend
Overcast
59° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 59°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events