No. 13 Cal women beat UC Santa Barbara 69-45
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Kristine Anigwe had 18 points and 16 rebounds on Sunday and No. 13 California stayed undefeated with a 69-45 win over UC Santa Barbara.
Anigwe had 11 of her rebounds on the offensive glass for the Golden Bears (9-0), who had a 44-34 edge in overall rebounding and outscored the Gauchos 38-16 in the paint.
Cal led by double digits throughout the second half.
After a low-scoring first quarter, Tal Sahar hit five consecutive 3-pointers in the second quarter to give UC Santa Barbara a 24-22 lead with 2:59 left in the half. From there, Cal scored the last 11 points of the period and continued the run with a 5-0 spurt to start the third quarter, leading 38-24 on Asha Thomas’ 3-pointer.
Sahar finished with 20 points and made 6 of 10 from 3-point range for the Gauchos (2-8).