Destiny Solcum scored 18 points as Oregon State pulled away for an 74-60 win over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in the opening round of the TCL Showcase Thursday night.
Solcum, who ended the first half shooting 1-4 with 4 points, scored 12 points down the stretch to end the night with 16 points and 4 assist. Katie McWilliams added a big 17 and Mikayla Pivec scored 18 points.
The Beavers did an outstanding job finishing at the rim, outscoring the Hilltoppers 44 to 22 with points in the paint. Despite having 13 turnovers on the night Oregon State managed to finish out the ball with consecutive buckets and a pair of free throws to advance to the next round of the tournament.
Oregon State will face South Carolina Gamecocks Nov. 23//8:30pm