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Gonzaga women win at Portland State | College basketball

By Seattle Times news services

PORTLAND — Haiden Palmer scored a season-high 21 points to lead the Gonzaga women's team to a 54-40 victory over Portland State on Friday night.

The score was tied at 23 at halftime, but the Zags (8-2) started the second half with a 16-4 run.

Angela Misa, a transfer from Oregon State, led the Vikings (5-2) with 12 points.

Gonzaga took almost five minutes to score, as it turned the ball over on six of its first eight possessions and missed its first two shots.

Sunny Greinacher of the Zags had a game-high nine rebounds and Gonzaga had a 43-32 advantage on the glass.

California romps

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Gennifer Brandon and Brittany Boyd scored 19 points apiece to help No. 11 California rout Cal State Bakersfield 84-46.

Cal (7-1) shot 51 percent. The Bears limited the Roadrunners (1-7) to 32 percent shooting.

Arizona State wins

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Micaela Pickens scored 15 points as Arizona State beat Providence 67-58.

Information from team reports is included in this roundup.


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