California turns back UCLA
Layshia Clarendon scored 22 points to help No. 7 California beat No. 14 UCLA 70-65 on Sunday. Talia Caldwell had 14 points and 11 rebounds...
BERKELEY, Calif. — Layshia Clarendon scored 22 points to help No. 7 California beat No. 14 UCLA 70-65 on Sunday.
Talia Caldwell had 14 points and 11 rebounds while Gennifer Brandon had 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Golden Bears (15-2, 5-1). It's Cal's third win over a Top 25 team in its past five games.
UCLA was within 54-50 late in the second half when Clarendon made a three-pointer. She later stole an inbounds pass as part of a 10-2 run, then made four free throws in the final 54 seconds to seal the win.
Thea Lemberger scored 15 points for the Bruins (13-4, 4-2).
"I think this team is hungry to not just be good but be great and be championship caliber," Cal coach Lindsay Gottlieb said. "It doesn't get any easier. But I do think it speaks to the fact that we're a legitimate top-level basketball team."
At No. 6 Stanford 75, USC 66
Chiney Ogwumike scored 23 of her 29 points in the second half and added 16 rebounds to help Stanford beat USC.
Joslyn Tinkle had 15 points while Sara James added 13 for the Cardinal (16-2, 5-1).
Cassie Harberts scored 21 points to lead the Trojans (7-10, 4-2), who lost their 11th straight to Stanford. Ariya Crook added 18 points.
At No. 21 Colorado 79,
Arielle Roberson scored 12 points and Lexy Kresl and Chucky Jeffery had 11 points apiece as the Buffaloes (15-2, 4-2) crushed the Wildcats (11-6, 3-3). Jamee Swan had 10 points and eight rebounds and Colorado used a 28-4 run to pull away. Davellyn White led Arizona with 11 points.
At Oregon St. 68, Oregon 49
Ali Gibson and Jamie Weisner each had 14 points, Samantha Siegner chipped in 10 and the Beavers put the clamps on the Ducks defensively en route to a Civil War sweep. Oregon State (9-9, 3-3) has won the past five games against Oregon (2-12, 0-6).
At Utah 66, Arizona State 46
Michelle Plouffe had 18 points and eight rebounds as the Utes (10-7, 1-5) earned their first league victory of the year. Taryn Wicijowski and Iwalani Rodrigues each scored 16 points for Utah. Joy Burke had 10 points for the Sun Devils (10-8, 2-4).
Washington 79, Washington St. 72
California 70, UCLA 65
Colorado 79, Arizona 36
Utah 66, Arizona St. 46
Oregon St. 68, Oregon 49
Stanford 75, USC 66