Paopao scores 17, No. 18 Oregon women top Southern Utah

Nov 21, 2022, 6:16 AM | Updated: 8:50 pm

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Te-Hina Paopao scored 17 points and No. 18 Oregon defeated Southern Utah 66-54 on Monday night.

Paopao had a solid all-around game, making 7 of 10 from the field, including all three of her 3-point tries. She also had four assists, three rebounds and two steals.

Grace VanSlooten had 12 points, five rebounds and three assists for Oregon (4-0). Chance Gray added 12 points. VanSlooten and Gray are freshman starters for the Ducks.

Oregon led 35-25 at halftime, then outscored the Thunderbirds by 16 in the third quarter. Oregon scored 12 points off of six turnovers in the period, shot 50% from the field and made 4 of 6 3-pointers.

Oregon led 59-33 through three quarters before the Thunderbirds outscored the Ducks 21-7 in the final period.

Cherita Daugherty led Southern Utah (2-3) with 17 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Lizzy Williamson had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Megan Jensen had 12 points and eight rebounds.

The win was coach Kelly Graves’ 194th at Oregon and the Ducks are 4-0 for the sixth time in his nine seasons. Oregon has won 51 of its last 52 home non-conference games.

AP women’s college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/womens-college-basketball and https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-womens-college-basketball-poll and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

AP

FILE - Croatia and Canada fans cheer ahead of the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia an...
Associated Press

Fans’ wild World Cup fashion draws praise, scorn in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The World Cup in Qatar has become a political lightning rod, so it comes as no surprise that soccer fans’ sartorial style has sparked controversy. Forget your classic soccer jerseys – the streets of Doha have been transformed into a chaotic runway show in terms of fashion. Visitors from around the […]
1 day ago
A guard rides his camels outside the Amiri Diwan in Doha, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Natacha ...
Associated Press

AP PHOTOS: Camels a common sight for World Cup visitors

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Two weeks into the first World Cup in the Middle East, fewer teams are at the tournament and some fans are starting to make long journeys home. But there is still plenty to see and do in Qatar for those who remain. Camels are a common sight in Doha. In front […]
1 day ago
FILE - Rory McIlroy, left, of Northern Ireland, and Sergio Garcia, of Spain, walk up the 15th fairw...
Associated Press

McIlroy says Norman rift began with his ‘brainwash’ comment

Rory McIlroy thought his differences with Greg Norman over a Saudi-funded rival golf league had been patched up. That changed when Norman accused him of being “brainwashed” by golf’s ruling brass. “I thought, You know what? I’m going to make it my business now to be as much of a pain in his arse as […]
1 day ago
Calgary Flames' Adam Ruzicka celebrates his goal against the Washington Capitals during the third p...
Associated Press

Andrew Mangiapane scores twice, Flames beat Capitals 5-2

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane scored twice, Adam Ruzicka had a goal and two assists and the Calgary Flames beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Saturday night. “Sometimes, pucks just don’t go in for whatever reason. Maybe you run into a hot goalie or something like that,” Mangiapane said. “Like tonight, when you get […]
1 day ago
Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser (6) scores against Arizona Coyotes goalie Karel Vejmelka during the...
Associated Press

Horvat lifts Canucks past road-weary Coyotes 3-2 in OT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Bo Horvat scored his second goal of the game at 4:09 of overtime and the struggling Vancouver Canucks beat the road-weary Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night. Brock Boeser also scored for the Canucks. Spencer Martin stopped 21 shots in his first start since starter Thatcher Demko suffered a lower-body […]
1 day ago
Associated Press

Osborne, No. 15 UCLA women beat UC Santa Barbara 68-57

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Charisma Osborne scored 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting, Kiki Rice added 14 points and eight rebounds and No. 15 UCLA overcame a cold-shooting start to beat UC Santa Barbara 68-57 Saturday night. Gabriela Jaquez made 5 of 7 from the field and scored 12 points for UCLA (8-1), which rebounded […]
1 day ago
Paopao scores 17, No. 18 Oregon women top Southern Utah