EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Cameo Hicks scored seven points in the final
minute to lead Washington to a 60-56 victory against Oregon on
Thursday in the Pacific-10 Conference opener for both teams.
Hicks, who scored a game-high 18 points, nailed a 3-pointer with
37.6 seconds remaining to give the Huskies (8-4, 1-0 Pac-10) a
seven-point lead. She then made four free throws to finish the
Maggie O'Hara chipped in nine points and nine rebounds for the
Huskies, who have won eight of their last 10 games.
Eleanor Haring led Oregon (7-3, 0-1) with 17 points followed by
Tamika Nurse with 11. Nurse made two free throws with 3:03
remaining to cut the deficit to 48-46, before Washington scored on
back-to-back possessions to push the lead to seven.
Oregon's Kaela Chapdelaine hit a 3-pointer with 1:05 left to cut
the lead to 53-49 before Hicks answered on the Huskies' ensuing
Oregon, which led the conference in defensive field-goal
percentage, held the Huskies to 25 percent shooting in the first
half. Washington, however, grabbed 15 offensive rebounds, leading
to 11 second-chance points and a 23-19 halftime lead.