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Young, No. 6 Notre Dame beat No. 18 Oregon 72-67


CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Jackie Young had a career-high 21 points and eight rebounds as No. 6 Notre Dame rallied in the second half to defeat No. 18 Oregon State 72-67 on Sunday.

Arike Ogunbowale added 15 points for the Irish (3-0).

Mikayla Pivec had 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists for Oregon State (2-1). Marie Gulich added 10 points, nine rebounds and three blocks.

Young had two straight layups that the Irish ahead 70-65 with one minute left. Gulich responded with a layin for the Beavers.

Notre Dame missed its next shot, but Jessica Shepard scrambled on the floor to help the Irish secure the rebound.

Oregon State started the game on an 11-2 run, fueled by two 3-pointers from Kat Tudor. Notre Dame trailed 20-15 at the end of the first quarter.

The Beavers went on a 7-0 surge, capped by Tudor’s 3, for a 37-27 with 1:44 left in the half.

Notre Dame used an 18-4 run in the third period to take a lead, making eight of nine shots.

The Irish and Beavers last played in December 2015, and Notre Dame came away with a 62-61 victory.


Notre Dame: Shepard, a transfer from Nebraska, had double-doubles in her first two games with the Irish. She had five points and nine rebounds on Sunday. . Young averaged 14 points and six rebounds in Notre Dame’s first two games.

Oregon State: The Beavers unveiled their 2016-17 Pac-12 Championship and Sweet 16 banners in a pregame ceremony. Oregon State has won three straight league titles and have made the Sweet 16 in back-to-back years, including a Final Four run in 2016.


Notre Dame plays against East Tennessee State on Friday in the Gulf Coast Showcase.

Oregon State plays at North Carolina Central on Wednesday.

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