4:00 PM ET, February 12, 2005
SEATTLE (AP) -- Cameo Hicks scored 14 points as Washington defeated Oregon 81-57 Saturday afternoon.The Huskies' 12-0 run to start the second half blew the game wide open as Washington (11-14, 7-8) avenged an earlier loss this season in Eugene, Ore.The Ducks (16-7, 9-5) struggled throughout the game as Washington converted 24 offensive rebounds into 25 second-chance points. The Huskies also scored 20 points from 20 Oregon turnovers.Dominique Banks scored 13 points for the Huskies, winners of five of the last six against Oregon.Kristen Forristall scored a game-high 19 points for the Ducks, who snapped a four-game winning streak. Brandi Davis had just seven points, on 3-of-14 shooting.The Huskies, who were dismal in shooting for mos of the season, have now reached at least 80 points a game in four of their last five.Washington led at halftime, 41-34, behind nine points from Banks. The Huskies built their lead by coverting free throws, 10 straight to start the game, while Oregon was just 7-of-13 from the line in the first half.Washington's leading scorer, Kayla Burt, left the game at just past the midway point following an elbow from the Ducks' Andrea Bills. She has a broken nose and did not return to the game, said Erin Rowley, Huskies spokeswoman.Oregon's leading rebounder and scorer, Cathrine Kraayeveld, missed the entire game because she had a viral infection in her left elbow, Rowley said.