Plum leads Washington women past Colorado 87-80

Plum leads Washington women past Colorado 87-80

Plum leads Washington women past Colorado 87-80

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by Associated Press

NWCN.com

Posted on February 15, 2014 at 12:29 AM

BOULDER, Colo.  -- Kelsey Plum scored 18 of her 25 points in the second half and Jazmine Davis added 24 to lead the Washington women past Colorado 87-80 Friday night.

Plum scored five straight points, extending the UW lead to 81-71 with 1:29 to play. Colorado (14-10, 4-9 Pac-12) responded over the next 26 seconds with a 7-0 run, including five consecutive from Jen Reese, to pull within three, but the Huskies made 6 of 6 free throws in the final 32 seconds to seal the victory.

Colorado jumped out to a 9-2 lead about 3 minutes into the game, but a 3 by Davis with 13:38 left in the half capped a 14-2 run by Washington (14-10, 7-6), giving the Huskies a 16-11 lead.

The first half featured 12 lead changes and six ties and the Buffalos took a 40-39 lead into halftime.

Jamee Swan led Colorado with a career-high 25 points.

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