No. 8 Stanford Women Beat Oregon 65-59
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Erica McCall had 16 points and 14 rebounds and No. 8 Stanford rebounded from a loss at No. 10 Oregon State with a 65-59 victory over Oregon in the regular-season finale for both teams Sunday.
Stanford (25-5, 15-3 Pac-12) wrapped up the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the conference tournament that starts Thursday in Seattle. Karlie Samuelson added 18 points for the Cardinal, who led by as many as 13 points.
Sabrina Ionescu had 18 points and seven rebounds for Oregon (18-11, 8-9) which lost its third straight. Lexi Bando's 3-pointer pulled the Ducks to 56-51 with 2:35 left but they couldn't get closer until Ionescu made free throws to close the gap to 58-54.
Free throws from Marta Sniezek put Stanford up 61-54 before Ruthy Hebard made a layup and a free throw for Oregon with 52 seconds left, but the Ducks couldn't catch up.