Arizona women's basketball drops their third straight

Ross Houston
January 14, 2020

Oregon State has 35 assists on 76 field goals (46.1 percent) over its past three outings while Arizona has assists on 39 of 77 field goals (50.6 percent) during its past three games.

Arizona State Sun Devils Go for Sweep of Oregon SchoolsArizona State had dropped three of four before getting back in the win column by holding off Oregon State on the road Thursday night.

During their last five games, the Beavers have scored an average of 70.6 points per game (6.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 72.2 points per game (4.5 above their season average).


Ja'Tavia Tapley scored 14 focuses, Robbi Ryan and Reili Richardson included 10 each and Arizona State got its subsequent straight furious, beating No. 3 Oregon State 55-47 on Sunday. He also became second player in Colorado history to reach 1,000 points, 400 assists and 400 rebounds in a career.

Oregon State certainly has the offensive ability to stick with Arizona and Sean Miller's young guns. Arizona ultimately fell 71-64 in a hard-fought game at the McKale Center. Arizona is just 1-8 in its last nine road games, however the Wildcats are a flawless 7-0 in their last seven meetings against the Beavers. Arizona made 34.5 percent after the intervention.

No. 24 Arizona at No. 9 Oregon.


Oregon State entered its contest against Arizona State on Thursday without any home losses - but there's a first time for everything. OR trailed by as many as 11 in the first half and was down six with 1:47 to play in regulation before rallying to force overtime.

Alfred Hollins' 3-pointer culminated a 7-0 run and gave Oregon State a 56-49 lead with 10:17 remaining. The Ducks came up with the stops on the defensive end to secure the win in a hectic final 15 seconds. Richardson had 21 off the bench to lead the Ducks.Battle tested. The Beavers shot 19 of 61 (32%) from the field, including 2 of 20 from 3-point extend. OR is grabbing 37.2 boards a night while they are tied for 79in assists by handing out 15 dimes a night. Arizona was led in rebounds by Zeke Nnaji who pulled in 14 rebounds on the night with 4 coming offensively. Francis Okoro, Shakur Juiston, N'Faly Dante, C.J. Walker and Addison Patterson are solid secondary scorers.

This is a prime spot for Oregon State to pick up a good win as it is at home and has much more experience than the visiting Wildcats. OR is shooting a mediocre 68.9 percent from the free throw line as a team this season.


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