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W-Hoops downs Beavers

The Arizona women’s basketball team beat Oregon State for the second time in 2011 on Thursday by a score of 50-46 in Corvallis, Ore.

Ify Ibekwe scored 15 and grabbed 16 rebounds — five on the offensive glass — while playing all 40 minutes. Davellyn Whyte scored 16 on 6-for-11 shooting and added three assists for Arizona (18-10, 9-8 Pacific 10 Conference).

Senior forward Soana Lucet also added 11 points to go along with four rebounds.

Arizona shot only 2-for-20 from three-point range and shot only 36 percent from the field, but Oregon State shot an abysmal 32 percent from the floor.

The teams combined for 43 turnovers, with the Wildcats committing 22. Arizona nipped Oregon State (9-19, 2-15) in the rebounding battle, 40-39.

Arizona closes out the regular season on Saturday, when the Wildcats take on Oregon in Eugene, Ore., at 3 p.m.

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