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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) – E.J. Singler scored 10 consecutive
points in the final six minutes, including a go-ahead 3-pointer
with 2:45 remaining, and Oregon held on to beat Stanford 68-64 last
night. Singler finished with 20 points, five rebounds and three
assists while Olu Ashaolu (ah-SHOW’-loo) added 14 points off the
bench for the Ducks, who have won two in a row at Maples Pavilion
following a 24-game losing streak that dated to 1986. Josh Owens
had 20 points and Dwight Powell had 11 for Stanford.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Regina Rogers scored 22 points and
Washington beat Arizona 68-59 on Sunday, snapping a two-game losing
streak. Jazmine Davis added 17 points and Mollie Williams grabbed
13 rebounds for the Huskies. Washington trailed 18-6 early in the
game and 47-41 midway through the second half before a 20-2 run
allowed the Huskies to take control. Shanita Arnold led Arizona
with 19 points and a game-high four steals. Davellyn White had 16
points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats.
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. (AP) – The day after Queen Underwood,
Marlen Esparza and Claressa Shields established themselves as the
nation’s toughest amateur boxers, they got manicures and pedicures.
The three winners of the first U.S. Olympic team trials for women’s
boxing treated themselves to a spa day after earning trips to the
world championships with unbeaten runs through their respective
weight divisions. All three fighters plan to take a short break
before resuming training for their trip to China in May. They must
finish in the top eight at the world championships to qualify for
the first Olympic women’s boxing tournament in London.
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