Women’s basketball: Colorado 68, Arizona 47

Women's basketball: Wildcats commit 20 turnovers, lose by 21

2014-01-25T00:00:00Z 2014-01-25T00:06:04Z Women's basketball: Wildcats commit 20 turnovers, lose by 21The Associated Press The Associated Press
January 25, 2014 12:00 am  • 

BOULDER, Colo. — Jen Reese put the brakes on Colorado’s free fall by scoring 22 points Friday night to spark the Buffaloes past Arizona

68-47.

Unranked Colorado (12-6, 2-5 Pac-12), which was ranked No. 11 in Week 7, had lost six of eight games heading into Friday’s game — including 10-point losses to unranked Washington State and Washington last week.

Before Friday, Colorado was shooting 37.1 percent from the field and 63.5 percent from the foul line. Against the Wildcats, the Buffaloes shot 24 of 48 (50 percent) from the field and 13 of 19 from the line (68.4 percent).

Candice Warthen scored 14 points to lead Arizona (4-14, 0-7), which struggled with 20 turnovers and shot just 34.6 percent from the field. Colorado blocked five shots.

The Wildcats visit Utah at 3 p.m. Sunday.

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  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 7 1 0 0.875 19 2 0 0.905
Utah 6 2 0 0.750 16 4 0 0.800
Stanford 6 2 0 0.750 15 5 0 0.750
Oregon State 5 3 0 0.625 13 6 0 0.684
Colorado 4 4 0 0.500 11 8 0 0.579
Oregon 4 4 0 0.500 14 7 0 0.667
UCLA 4 4 0 0.500 12 9 0 0.571
Washington 3 5 0 0.375 14 6 0 0.700
Washington State 3 5 0 0.375 9 11 0 0.450
Arizona State 3 5 0 0.375 12 10 0 0.545
California 2 6 0 0.250 12 9 0 0.571
USC 1 7 0 0.125 9 11 0 0.450

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