- Associated Press - Saturday, February 13, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kelsey Plum scored 22 points and Washington turned back Southern California 61-53 on Friday night.

Katie Collier had 16 points in the second half and Talia Walton added 13 points for the Huskies (17-7, 8-5 Pac 12), who had an 18-point lead with 6:25 to play. Chantel Osahor had no points but grabbed 16 rebounds.

Plum’s jumper followed by a Collier layup with 2:39 left put Washington up 55-43 with 2:39 left but then the Huskies had three turnovers and a miss while the Trojans were scoring eight. Temi Fagbenle’s 3 with 43 seconds left made it 55-51. After a Plum steal, USC had to foul three times before Walton was sent to the line, where she made two free throws with 21 seconds left.

Fagbenle had two free throws for USC at 16 seconds but the Huskies made four more from the line.

Courtney Jaco scored 17 points and Kristen Simon had a career-high 21 rebounds for the Trojans (17-8, 5-8).

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