Top 25: No. 6 Cal women rout UCLA

2013-02-16T00:00:00Z Top 25: No. 6 Cal women rout UCLAThe Associated Press The Associated Press
February 16, 2013 12:00 am  • 

LOS ANGELES - Gennifer Brandon scored 16 points to lead a balanced offense as the No. 6 California women's team beat No. 15 UCLA 79-51 Friday night, handing the Bruins their first conference home loss of the season.

Brittany Boyd and Layshia Clarendon had 14 points each and Reshanda Gray added 10 to lead the Bears (22-2, 12-1) to their 10th straight win.

Atonye Nyingifa scored 20 points for UCLA (19-5, 10-3), which had won six straight since a loss at California on Jan. 20.

Cal built a 19-point lead in the first half and led by 18 at the break. UCLA got no closer than 11 points in the second half. The Bruins shot just 34 percent (19 for 56) from the field.

Cal hasn't lost since a defeat to No. 4 Stanford on Jan. 8.

• No. 4 Stanford 79, USC 55: In Los Angeles, Chiney Ogwumike had 26 points and 15 rebounds as the Cardinal (23-2, 12-1) stayed tied with Cal atop the Pac-12.

Joslyn Tinkle added 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Cardinal.

Alexyz Vaioletama had 14 points and seven boards for USC.

• Utah 54, Arizona St. 46: In Tempe, Michelle Plouffe had 21 points and 17 rebounds to lead Utah (14-10, 5-8) to its fourth consecutive win.

Joy Burke had eight points and 11 rebounds, and Arnecia Hawkins also scored eight points for the Sun Devils (11-14, 3-10), who have dropped six straight.

• Washington St. 51, Oregon St. 49: In Corvallis, Ore., Lia Galdeira scored 17 points, including a basket with 3 seconds to play, and Washington State (9-14, 5-7) held off an Oregon rally.

• Washington 97, Oregon 71: In Eugene, Ore., Kristi Kingma scored a career-high 35 points, setting a Pac-12 regular-season record for three-pointers in a game (11 of 17), and Washington (18-6, 9-3) cruised.

Friday's men

CINCINNATI - Otto Porter Jr. scored 16 points while playing in foul trouble, and No. 15 Georgetown wasted a 12-point lead in the second half before rallying for its seventh straight win, beating host Cincinnati 62-55.

Markel Starks hit a go-ahead three with 5:35 left and made five free throws in final minute, helping the Hoyas (19-4, 9-3) stay atop the Big East.

They were tied with Syracuse and Marquette heading into the night.

Thursday's Pac-12 men

STANFORD, Calif. - Jio Fontan scored 15 points and USC survived a late rally by Stanford to win 65-64 on Thursday night.

Dewayne Dedmon added 13 points and eight rebounds and J.T. Terrell had 12 points for the Trojans (12-13, 7-5), who have won four in a row. USC had lost nine of its previous 10 games at Stanford.

Josh Huestis led the Cardinal (15-10, 6-6) with a career-high 22 points.

Chasson Randle scored 16 points, including four three-pointers, but missed a three attempt at the buzzer for Stanford.

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