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Cal ends Oregon drought

EUGENE, Ore. -- California held Oregon to its lowest scoring output in 30 years, and won in Eugene for the first time in 15 years.

Guard Alexis Gray-Lawson scored 16 points, center Devanei Hampton had 11 points and 11 rebounds and No. 9 California beat Oregon 53-34 on Saturday.

"This game boosts our confidence," Gray-Lawson said. "It's good to know that we can play anywhere, but we can't be celebrating for too long."

California (21-3, 12-1 Pacific-10 Conference) last won at Oregon during the 1992-93 season, also the last time it swept the season series against Oregon.

Oregon's 34 points was its lowest scoring total since losing to Washington 51-34 in the 1977-78 season.

Oregon led 19-18 with 2:19 left in the first half, but California used a 5-0 run to take a 23-19 halftime lead. The Bears, off to their best Pac-10 start in program history, opened the second half on a 21-6 run to extend their lead to 44-25 with 8:15 remaining.

Gray-Lawson scored 10 of her 16 points in the second half, including a running jumper in the lane to cap the 21-6 run.

Davis High grad Ashley Walker, who entered as Cal's leading scorer with 16.2 points per game, was held to four points but had a game-high 12 rebounds.

No. 6 STANFORD 69, OREGON ST. 59, at Corvallis, Ore. -- Candice Wiggins scored 25 points and Stanford (22-3, 11-2 Pacific-10) won its 10th straight with a victory over the Beavers (10-14, 3-10).

Freshman Kayla Pedersen added 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Cardinal.

Ashley Allen had 17 points to lead the Beavers, who have lost six straight.

Stanford, coming off a 72-43 win over the Oregon Ducks on Thursday night, predictably began to pull away midway through the first half, taking a 30-17 lead on Jayne Appel's free throws.

Wiggins, the Pac-10's leading scorer who has been the conference's player of the week for the past two weeks, hit a jumper followed by a pair of free throws to go up 35-21 at halftime.

No. 10 OKLAHOMA 82, COLORADO 66, at Norman, Okla. -- Courtney Paris can now claim as many double-doubles as any man who ever played college basketball.

The reigning AP player of the year notched her 87th career double-double Saturday night by scoring a season-high 30 points and grabbing 14 rebounds to lead the Sooners (17-4, 7-2 Big 12) past the Buffaloes (13-10, 2-8).

While there is no established women's record, Tim Duncan set the men's mark with 87 double-doubles at Wake Forest before winning four NBA titles with the San Antonio Spurs.

Paris, who starred as a freshman at Modesto Christian High, has reached double figures in points and rebounds for Oklahoma in 87 of her 90 career games, and her streak of 82 consecutive double-doubles reached 800 days old on Saturday. Her numbers are thought to be records for the women's game, but the NCAA is still researching old statistics for confirmation.

No. 1 CONNECTICUT 82, SETON HALL 36, at South Orange, N.J. -- Maya Moore had 28 points and 14 rebounds, and the Huskies rebounded from their first loss of the season -- Tuesday at seventh-ranked Rutgers -- with a rout.

No. 5 BAYLOR 68, TEXAS TECH 45, at Waco, Texas -- Danielle Wilson scored 18 points, and Baylor (21-2, 9-1 Big 12) extended its best start in school history.

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