CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Marie Gulich had 25 points and nine rebounds, Kat Tudor scored 14 of her 17 points in the second half and No. 15 Oregon State beat USC 69-63 on Sunday.
Tudor made three free throws that capped an 8-2 spurt and gave the Beavers the lead for good with six minutes left in the third quarter. Her 3-pointer early in the fourth made it 57-49, but USC trimmed its deficit to 66-63 with a minute left after back-to-back layups by Marguerite Effa and Sadie Edwards. The Trojans missed their final three field-goal attempts and Tudor made a layup and then 1-of-2 free throws in the final 12 seconds.
Taya Corosdale added 11 points and nine boards for Oregon State (21-6, 12-4 Pac-12). Mikayla Pivec had nine points, seven rebounds and seven of the Beavers’ 18 assists. Oregon State has won five in a row.
Kristen Simon and Edwards each scored 16 points for USC (17-10, 7-9). Aliyah Mazyck added 15 points with four of the Trojans’ season-high 17 steals and Simon grabbed 10 rebounds.