Calvert leads USC women over Arizona 77-51

LOS ANGELES (AP) McKenzie Calvert had 14 points to lead four in double figures and Southern California beat Arizona 77-51 on Friday night.

USC (15-11, 7-8 Pac-12) started a 21-4 run early in the second half and capped it with a 59-36 lead on Kristen Simon’s basket with 8:20 left. The Trojans stretched the lead to their largest of the night at 73-44 with 3:08 left.

Kristen Simon scored eight of her 12 points in the second half and grabbed nine rebounds for USC, which has won four of its last five. Amy Okonkwo added 11 points and Alexyz Vaioletama 10.

The Trojans outrebounded Arizona 21-12 after the break.

Candice Warthen had 14 points to lead the Wildcats (9-17, 2-13). Arizona jumped to an early 10-4 lead and stayed in front for the first 8:33. Keyahndra Cannon added 10 points.