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Pac-12 Recap

Stanford as winners

The 2013 Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament, held in Seattle for the first time, lived up to the hype. Thrilling contests, endless entertainment and a championship game that was decided by the closest margin in Tournament championship game history – fans saw it all. And there were fans, more than any other year since the inception of the conference tournament in 2002. Here’s a look back at some of the highlights over four jam-packed days of action at KeyArena.

Tournament Highlights, Notes and Records

GAME 1: #7 USC (64) vs. #10 OSU (57)

USC's 46 free-throw attempts were a Tournament high and 35 free-throws made were a Tournament single-game best.

GAME 2: #6 Utah (66) vs. #11 Arizona (48)

Utah committed just 5 turnovers - the fewest in a Tournament game.

Arizona's 6 personal fouls are the fewest in a Tournament game.

The teams combined for 19 personal fouls, the fewest by both teams in a Tournament game.

GAME 3: #8 WSU (48) vs. #9 ASU (41)

Assistant Coach Mike Daugherty substituted for Head Coach June Daugherty for the first time in the 24 seasons that they have coached together.

WSU set a team record with its 114th blocked shot of the season. WSU's 9 blocks equaled a Tournament single-game record.

GAME 4: #5 Washington (69) vs. #12 Oregon (62)

Husky Aminah Williams' 17 rebounds equaled her total against Oregon one year ago, good for 3rd best in Tournament history.

For the second year in a row on March 7, these teams combined to break the Tournament record for 3-point field goal attempts (both teams). Last year, they shot 52 from beyond the arc (UO-29, UW-23). This year the total was 61, 31 by UW and 30 for UO.

Washington erased a 22-point Oregon first half lead with two Kristi Kingma free throws with 8:26 left to play (53-52) breaking the Tournament record for the largest deficit overcome. The 11-point halftime margin was also the largest overcome in Tournament history.

GAME 5: #2 Cal (75) vs. #7 USC (59)

Cal has won a program best 16 consecutive games and has 28 victories on the season, also a program record.

GAME 6: #3 UCLA (54) vs. #6 Utah (43)

With 13:03 to go in the first half, Bruin Jasmine Dixon scored the 1001st point of her career. Dixon became the 28th Bruin to reach the 1000+ point mark.

GAME 7: #1 Stanford (79) vs. #8 WSU (60)

Chiney Ogwumike had the first 20-20 game in Tournament history with 23 points and 21 rebounds.

GAME 8: #4 Colorado (70) vs. #5 Washington (59)

Colorado grabbed a season high 25 offensive rebounds, one shy of the Tournament record of 26.

GAME 9: #2 Cal (58) vs. #3 UCLA (70)

UCLA handed Cal its first loss of the season to a team ranked outside of the top 5 at the time of the game.

GAME 10: #1 Stanford (61) vs. #4 Colorado (47)

Colorado's Brittany Wilson recorded her 100th career 3-point field goal and is 10th on CU's career 3-point field goals made list.

Colorado's Chucky Jeffery moved into 6th place on CU's all-time scoring list. She finished the game with 1,636 career points.

GAME 11: #1 Stanford 51 vs. #3 UCLA 49

Stanford won its 7th straight Tournament championship and 10th overall.

This was the closest contest in Tournament history.

Chiney Ogwumike set the following Tournament records:

  • First 20-20 game (23 pts-21 boards vs. WSU)
  • Single-Game Rebounds (21 vs. WSU)
  • Single-Game Defensive Rebounds (15 vs. WSU)
  • Tournament Rebounds with 50
  • Tournament Defensive Rebounds with 34

The four-day attendance of 26,465 was the second-highest total in Tournament history and highest since 2002.

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