Jazmine Davis is averaging 19.3 ppg in Pac-12 play, second among all players.
Feb. 10, 2012
Washington Game Notes | Oregon State Game Notes
The first weekend series of the second-half of Pac-12s comes to a close on Saturday when Washington hosts Oregon State at 2 p.m. The game will be one of the dates the Huskies participate in the annual "Think Pink" promotion to raise awareness for breast cancer. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game.
The Beavers come in winners of their last five games, the last a thorough 51-39 win at Washington State. A win at UW would give OSU its longest winning streak since the 1994-95 season.
Washington, meanwhile, has won its last two games after holding off a plucky Oregon squad, 72-69, to begin the weekend. Jazmine Davis led all scorers with 27 points.
For regular season and postseason games, 13-year veteran Steve Sandmeyer handles all play-by-play duties for the Washington Huskies - both home and away - on KKNW 1150AM. Sandmeyer is once again joined by color analyst (and former UW letterwinner) Elise Woodward for home games.
The game will also be broadcast live by UWTV. Michael Preston will provide the play-by-play, and former Husky letterwinner Liz Lay will add the color commentary. A live stream of the broadcast is available on GoHuskies for a small fee.
Live stats for the game will be available on GameTracker. Fans can also participate in an interactive chat during the game on gohuskies.com.
Regina Rogers scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds vs. Oregon, her fourth double-double in five games. Rogers is just 51 points away from reaching 1,000 for her career, which has spanned two universities.
Jazmine Davis's 15.8 ppg total is tops among all Pac-12 freshmen. It's the seventh-best total for all frosh players in Division I women's basketball. Her 19.3 ppg in conference are second in the Pac-12.
With one more victory, the Huskies will have recorded their most wins since the 2006-07 season, when UW went 18-13.
Washington has not won three straight conference games since the 2009-10 season.
Huskies improved to 9-3 at Alaska Airlines Arena.
The Huskies won their first game this season with the final margin within one possession (two or three points).
Jeneva Anderson scored a layup against Oregon, breaking a five-game drought.
Oregon shot a season-high 40 threes against the Huskies on Thursday, the most for a UW opponent this year.
Other UW Quick Hitters
Regina Rogers is third in the Pac-12 in scoring at 15.9 points per game. Her 8.3 rebounds per contest ranks sixth in the league. Rogers is one of the nation's best in terms of scoring efficiency, making 60.3 percent of her shots. She now resides in third place nationally, trailing Baylor's Brittany Griner (62.7) and Kansas's Carolyn Davis (60.5).
Jazmine Davis is averaging 19.3 points during Pac-12 play, a mark that's second in the league. Davis now has six 20-point games when playing conference opponents.
About Oregon State
Oregon State is located in Corvallis, Ore., and coached by Scott Rueck, who is in his second season with the school. Rueck is well-known in collegiate basketball circles for his success at Division III George Fox, where he is a member of the school's Hall of Fame. Rueck led George Fox to a D-III National Championship in 2009. An OSU graduate, Rueck went 9-21 in his first season with the Beavers.
Beavers freshman Ali Gibson leads the team in scoring with 12.8 points per game. In 32 minutes a game, Gibson is making 46.5 percent of her shots, 37 percent from deep.
Senior Earlysia Marchbanks is second in scoring with 11.8 ppg, in addition to a team-leading 6.8 rebounds a contest.
Oregon State is fifth in the Pac-12 in scoring with 67.0 points per game, after being one of the most frugal teams on offense in previous years ... OSU is outscoring its opponent by almost 11 points a game.
The road-tested Beavers are 6-3 away from Gill Coliseum this season.
Series Record: Washington has lost two straight to Oregon State, including the first matchup this season in Corvallis. The Huskies nearly authored a comeback win late, but turnovers sealed a 60-55 OSU win ... Rueck is 2-1 against Washington in his short tenure at Oregon State.
Noteworthy: Oregon State junior center Thais Pinto is the tallest player in the Pac-12 at 6-7 ... The Beavers roster features seven transfers as Rueck attempts to make over the program ... Rueck's family recently welcomed its third child, a baby girl named Macey Elizabeth.
Up Next For The Huskies
The Huskies head down to the desert to face the Arizona schools, beginning with a trip to Tempe and a date with Arizona State. The game against the Sun Devils is part of a "Black Out" promotion at Wells Fargo Arena. Following that game, the Huskies bus down to Tucson for a tilt at Arizona on Feb. 19, which will be broadcast nationally on FSN (ROOT Sports in the Seattle area).