No. 23 Cal women beat Pacific 81-69, game moved to Stanford
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Kristine Anigwe had 25 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 23 California beat Pacific 81-69 on Sunday in a game played at Stanford’s Maples Pavilion due to poor air quality in Berkeley, California.
Anigwe made 10 of 14 shots from the field, including 1 of 2 from 3-point range, and the Golden Bears (4-0) shot 29 of 55 (52.7 percent) from the field.
Cal pulled away with 13 straight points in the middle of the third quarter, capped at 50-39 on Anigwe’s layup. The Tigers (1-1) got as close as 66-59 on Ameela Li’s 3-pointer with 5:25 left in the game. The Bears pushed the lead to 72-59 and led by double digits from there.
Kianna Smith scored 18, Asha Thomas added 15 points, five rebounds and six assists, and Alaysia Styles 10 for Cal.
Valerie Higgins scored 17, Li had 14 and Anaya Brooklyn McDavid added 13 for Pacific.