3:00 PM ET, March 6, 2014
Key Arena, Seattle, Washington
SEATTLE -- Brittany Wilson scored 17 points but a steal at the final minute may have blunted a last rally by UCLA as ninth-seeded Colorado defeated the eighth-seeded Bruins 76-65 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday.In a game of streaks, UCLA (13-18) had scored six unanswered points in just over a minute, cutting a 12-point gap in half. Colorado's Lexy Kresl sank two from the line and on UCLA's next possession Wilson stole the ball from the hot-shooting Nirra Fields with 1:03 to play. Wilson was fouled and hit two free throws as the lead grew back to 10, 72-62 with 1:02 left.The win advances Colorado (17-13) to a quarterfinal game with No. 5-ranked and top-seeded Stanford (28-2) on Friday.Fields scored 24 to lead UCLA with Atonye Nyingifa adding 13 and Madeline Brooks 12.Ashley Wilson scored 16 for Colorado and Kresl 14.
|FG Made-Attempted||24-61 (.393)||26-67 (.388)|
|3P Made-Attempted||8-16 (.500)||4-16 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||20-24 (.833)||9-12 (.750)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||13 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|