Gray leads No. 23 Cal 77-60 over Lafayette

Reshanda Gray had 20 points and eight rebounds on Sunday to lead

No. 23 California over Lafayette 77-60 in the first meeting between

the programs.

Cal (8-3) led 30-27 at the break and used second-half runs of

13-2 and 10-0 to build a 70-48 advantage with 4:15 to go. Brittany

Boyd had 13 points, seven assists and four steals and Courtney

Range added 11 points.

The win allowed the Golden Bears to bounce back after losing to

No. 1 UConn 80-47 on Dec. 22.

Danielle Fiacco and Linnel Macklin each had 13 points and Emily

Homan added 11 points for Lafayette (6-5).

Macklin was 3 of 6 from 3-point range. She tied the game at

30-30 with a 3-pointer just 17 seconds after intermission, but the

Leopards fell behind as they allowed Cal to shoot 16 for 31 from

the field in the second half.