10:00 PM ET, February 11, 2006
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- Kim Butler had 27 points and eight rebounds to lead Oregon State to a 91-83 win against Arizona at Gill Coliseum Saturday night.Anita Rivera added a career-high 25 points for the Beavers (11-11, 5-9 Pacific-10 Conference).The Beavers went on a 20-1 run during a four-minute stretch early in the second half to take a 52-24 lead. Oregon State later went ahead by 30. But Burns led a furious comeback in which the Wildcats eventually got within six at 78-72 with two minutes left. But Arizona would get no closer as Oregon State made enough free throws down the stretch to take the victory.Joy Hollingsworth led Arizona (7-18, 3-12) with 24 points and six rebounds. Kelsey Burns added 19 points, all in the second half.Oregon State scored the final eight points of the first half to break open a close game and lead 30-20 at halftime. The teams then combined for 124 points in the second half after scoring 50 in the first half.