Oregon Women Rout No. 25 Michigan State 88-55 Behind Hebard
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Ruthy Hebard had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Oregon blitzed No. 24 Michigan State 88-55 on Tuesday night.
The Ducks (4-0) shot 53 percent after a slow start and led 65-26 after three quarters. The Spartans made 9 of 13 shots in the fourth, including all three of their 3-pointers after missing their first nine, but still shot just 32 percent (19 for 60). MSU also had 24 turnovers.
Lexi Bando had all 11 of her points in the first quarter when Oregon took a 20-8 lead. Hebard had 10 points and eight rebounds playing just eight minutes in the second half. The Ducks led by 44 early in the fourth quarter. Morgan Yaeger added 10 points and eight different players had at least seven points.
Tori Jankoska had 18 points for Michigan State, which was only allowing 51 points a game, and moved up to eighth on the school scoring list with 1,565 points.