LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aleah Goodman scored 20 points, Taylor Jones posted her fifth double-double of the season and Oregon State upset eighth-ranked UCLA 71-64 on Sunday to boost its NCAA Tournament hopes.
UCLA was within two late in the fourth quarter, but Goodman hit a 3-pointer with 1:32 remaining to extend Oregon State's lead to 66-61. Jones had 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Beavers controlled the inside with a 38-24 advantage in points in the paint.
The game was tied at 57 with 5:57 remaining but the Beavers (8-6, 6-6 Pac-12) outscored the Bruins 14-7 the rest of the way. Talia von Oelhoffen's jumper from beyond the arc put Oregon State on top for good.
Michaela Onyenwere led UCLA (13-4, 11-4) with 21 points and Lauryn Miller added 13. The Bruins, who posted a 27-point win over No. 13 Oregon on Friday, shot a season-low 27.6% from the field (21 of 76).
UCLA trailed 49-42 late in the third quarter before going on a 10-2 run over the final 2:32 to take a 52-51 lead going into the final 10 minutes. Onyenwere and Natalie Chou each had four points during the rally and Charisma Osbourne hit a jumper in the lane with a second remaining to put the Bruins on top for the first time since early in the second quarter.
Oregon State trailed 18-13 at the end of the first quarter, but took control in the second outscoring the Bruins by 10 to grab a 36-31 advantage at halftime. The Beavers started the second quarter with an 11-2 run and led by eight at various points in the period.
Oregon State: The Beavers started the season 3-5, but have won five of their last six.
UCLA: The Bruins lost despite going 17 of 17 from the foul line. They will likely need to win the Pac-12 Conference tournament in order to have a shot at a second seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Both teams wrap up the regular season next Sunday with games against their rivals. Oregon State travels to Oregon while UCLA hosts Southern California.
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