SEATTLE (AP) — Natalie Romeo made five 3-pointers in the first half and finished with a season-high 25 points, and No. 9 Washington used a 26-0 run in the first half to race past rival Washington State 94-63 last night. The Huskies (13-1, 1-0 Pac-12) opened Pac-12 Conference play as the highest ranked Pac-12 team in the AP Top 25 and backed it up with a dominant performance against the Cougars.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Sydney Wiese had 11 points, including two 3-pointers, and six assists and became the first player in Pac-12 history with 300 career made 3s as No. 22 Oregon State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 73-40 last night. Breanna Brown had 14 points and Gabriella Hanson added 10 points for Oregon State, which has won eight in a row.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Shannon Brooks caught a tipped pass from Mitch Leidner for a 13-yard, go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter and the Minnesota Golden Gophers upset Luke Falk and the Washington State Cougars 17-12 in the Holiday Bowl last night. It was one of the few exciting plays in an otherwise pedestrian edition of what traditionally has been one of the country’s most exciting bowl games.
DENVER (AP) — Mikael Backlund scored two of Calgary’s four goals in the second period and also had an assist, and the Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 last night. Johnny Gaudreau also had two goals and an assist for the Flames. All of Calgary’s second-period goals deflected off Colorado players. Brian Elliott had 25 saves for the Flames, who have won nine of 12.
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