Sports / Other Sports / 

Anigwe has 34, leads Cal women by USC 71-58 in Pac-12 opener

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 2, 2017 at 3:46 p.m.



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

SEATTLE (AP) — Kristine Anigwe scored 34 points with 13 rebounds and four blocks and eighth-seeded Califiornia pulled away from ninth-seeded USC 71-58 in the opening game of the Pac-12 Tournament on Thursday.

Cal was up 48-45 entering the fourth quarter and Anigwe scored the Golden Bears' first nine points and had 11 in the period. Anigwe's fifth 30-point game of the season was the school record in the tournament.

Mikayla Cowling had 12 points, making all six of her free throws in the last 1:13, and had seven assists. Mi'Cole Cayton also had 12.

The Bears (19-2) face top-seeded and sixth-ranked Oregon State in the quarterfinals on Friday.

Kristen Simon had 17 points for the Trojans (14-16), who led 28-20 late in the first half before Cal closed with a 10-0 run with Anigwe and Cowling scoring four each. Anigwe stretched the run to 17-0 with the first seven points of the fourth quarter and also had Cal's next five points.

Aingwe went 12 of 19 from the field and 9 of 10 from the line. The Bears shot 55 percent (26 of 47) despite going 1 of 8 from distance.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast