McBryde helps No. 16 Arizona women pull away from USC 73-57

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Aari McDonald scored 20 points and Dominique McBryde scored 10 in the fourth quarter when No. 16 Arizona pulled away for its fifth straight win, 73-57 over USC on Sunday.

The Wildcats led 50-46 entering the fourth quarter. McBryde scored five points and Cate Reese six in building the lead to 10 points midway through the quarter.

Then McBryde contributed five points and McDonald had a 3-pointer in a 10-0 spurt for a 73-55 lead with two minutes left.

Reese finished with 18 points and 17 rebounds and McBryde scored 14 for the Wildcats (18-3, 17-4 Pac-12), who were coming off a 92-66 win over No. 8 UCLA. They shot 62.5% from the field and made 10 of 11 free throws in the second half. McDonald has reached 20 points in four straight games and Arizona is 13-0 when McBryde starts.

Alissa Pili scored 21 points but only had two in the fourth quarter for the Trojans (11-10, 3-7), who lost to No. 19 Arizona State 76-75 in triple overtime on Friday.

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