WBB: UA loses 15th straight Pac-12 game - Tucson News Now

WBB: UA loses 15th straight Pac-12 game

Posted: Updated:
  • SportsMore>>

  • Solomon still getting praise

    Solomon still getting praise

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:06 AM EDT2014-09-01 09:06:25 GMT
    Redshirt freshman quarterback Anu Solomon is the Offensive Player of the Week. In his collegiate debut, he completed 25-of-44 passes for 425 yards and four touchdowns. 
    Redshirt freshman quarterback Anu Solomon is the Offensive Player of the Week. In his collegiate debut, he completed 25-of-44 passes for 425 yards and four touchdowns. 
  • Lumberjacks get the axe

    Lumberjacks get the axe

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:25:46 GMT
    Donnel Pumphrey ran for 111 yards on 19 carries and scored twice in San Diego State's 38-7 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday night.
    Donnel Pumphrey ran for 111 yards on 19 carries and scored twice in San Diego State's 38-7 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday night.
  • The final cut

    The final cut

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:57:21 GMT
    The Arizona Cardinals trimmed their roster and released the final 53 man squad, one of the departed included former Wildcat WR Dan Buckner. 
    The Arizona Cardinals trimmed their roster and released the final 53 man squad, one of the departed included former Wildcat WR Dan Buckner. 

Arizona women's basketball (4-17, 0-10) fell to Oregon State (13-9, 5-5), 64-50 on Sunday at McKale Center. The loss was the Wildcats 14th straight regular season loss in conference play. UA was eliminated in the opening round of last year's Pac-12 Tournament in Seattle.

Senior Kama Griffitts and freshman Breanna Workman both led the Wildcats with 11 points each.

Griffitts shot 3-of-5 from the field and 5-of-6 from the free-throw line.

Workman visited the free-throw line 10 times, earning seven of her points there.

With the double-digit scoring, Griffitts' marked her 11th game in double figures this season and Workman posted her sixth.

All seven Arizona players scored.

Senior Carissa Crutchfield dished out five assists for her seventh game with five or more assists.

"It's difficult because anytime you go through a tough stretch like this in basketball or in life there is added pressure on you to do better," Arizona Head Coach Niya Butts said. "That's why adversity is a great separator. You either answer the adversity or you fold and give up, and those are not options.  We are going to keep grinding and hopefully good things will happen."

Freshman Sydney Wiese and sophomore Deven Hunter led the Beavers with 13 and 12 points, respectively.

"Coach Butts just tells us to keep working," Griffitts said. "She fights and works really hard at what she does. We need to come in and work as hard as she does and stay on the same page. We just need to work together as a team and strive for the win. We're only going to win if we play two good halves. We need to put it all together."

Arizona will have a quick turnaround to take on No. 15 in Tempe, Ariz. on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The game will be televised live on the Pac-12 Networks.

Copyright 2014 Arizona Athletics. All rights reserved.

David Kelly contributed to this story.

  • UA SportsMore>>

  • Sweeping start for UA Volleyball

    Sweeping start for UA Volleyball

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:26 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:26:54 GMT
    A pair of three-set victories on Saturday helped Arizona to a perfect start to the 2014 season, as the Cats swept the Green Bay Tournament.

    A pair of three-set victories on Saturday helped Arizona to a perfect start to the 2014 season, as the Cats swept the Green Bay Tournament.


  • Solomon still getting praise

    Solomon still getting praise

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:06 AM EDT2014-09-01 09:06:25 GMT
    Redshirt freshman quarterback Anu Solomon is the Offensive Player of the Week. In his collegiate debut, he completed 25-of-44 passes for 425 yards and four touchdowns. 
    Redshirt freshman quarterback Anu Solomon is the Offensive Player of the Week. In his collegiate debut, he completed 25-of-44 passes for 425 yards and four touchdowns. 
  • Cats rout UNLV by 45 again

    Cats rout UNLV by 45 again

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:01 AM EDT2014-08-30 10:01:23 GMT
    Anu Solomon threw for 425 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start, and the Wildcats broke a 45-year-old school record with 787 total yards in a season-opening 58-13 rout over UNLV.
    Anu Solomon threw for 425 yards and four touchdowns in his first career start, and the Wildcats broke a 45-year-old school record with 787 total yards in a season-opening 58-13 rout over UNLV.
Powered by WorldNow