Washington forward Haley Van Dyke (11) shoots as Colorado guard Mya Hollingshed (21) defends during an NCAA college basketball sport in the main round of the Pac-12 women’s tournament Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Freshman Tameiya Sadler had 18 points and a season-excessive eight assists, Ashley Van Dyke additionally scored 18 points, and the No. 11 seed Washington women beat Colorado 68-54 on Wednesday night in the main round of the Pac-12 tournament.
Quay Miller and Alexis Griggsby added 11 points apiece for Washington (7-13). The Huskies made 25 of 46 (54.3%) total and shot a season-excessive 55% (11 of 20) from 3-point fluctuate.
Washington, which won appropriate three games — and at one point misplaced eight straight — in convention play this season, plays No. 9 and third-seeded UCLA in the quarterfinals Thursday.
Sadler, Griggsby and Van Dyke each and each hit a 3-pointer in a 14-0 flee that made it 49-36 with three minutes left in the third quarter and the Huskies led the remainder of the potential.
Frida Formann and Mya Hollingshed scored 16 points apiece for Colorado (10-10).
Hollingshed made a jumper to shut the third quarter sooner than Tayanna Jones hit a 3 and Aubrey Knight made two free throws to delivery the fourth, trimming Colorado’s deficit to 53-45 with nine minutes to play nonetheless the Buffaloes had been scoreless for the following nearly-four minutes and obtained no closer.
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