CORVALLIS, Ore. – Markel Walker scored a season-high 18 points and No. 9 UCLA used an 11-2 run to start the second half to beat Oregon State 58-48 on Saturday.
Jasmine Dixon added 16 points, eight rebounds and four steals for the Bruins (21-2, 11-1 Pac-10), who led by as many as 21 points in the second half before Oregon State (8-16, 1-12) got as close as seven in the closing minutes.
Oregon State's Earlysia Marchbanks had 17 points and four rebounds.
UCLA scored the first seven points of the second half to go ahead 35-20 and later led 48-27 on Rhema Gardners basket with 9:57 remaining.
Oregon State then scored 14 straight points during a stretch of four and a half minutes, the last seven by Marchbanks, to close within seven with just under five minutes remaining.
But that was as close as the Beavers would get.