Anigwe, West lead No. 24 Cal women past Seattle 87-67
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Kristine Anigwe scored 25 points, C.J. West added a career-high 18 and No. 24 California defeated Seattle 87-67 on Thursday.
Anigwe had 12 points in the first quarter when the Golden Bears (4-2) made 9 of 16 shots to open a 25-10 lead. The Redhawks (3-4) missed their first five shots and were 4 of 16 from the field. Anigwe had 21 points by the half on 10-for-12 shooting and Cal stretched the lead to 44-24.
West had 15 points in the second half as the Golden Bears continued to shoot well, finishing the second half at 59 percent and the game at 56.
Alexis Montgomery had 16 of her 26 points in the second half for Seattle, which finished the game at 41 percent despite making 10 of 15 shots in the fourth quarter, including 5 of 9 on 3-pointers. Jacinta Beckley added 15 points.
Anigwe grabbed eight rebounds as Cal had a 46-26 advantage on the boards with 16 coming on the offensive end. That led to the Bears scoring 20 second-chance points and building a 58-28 difference on points in the paint.
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