No. 24 Cal women rout BYU 70-45 for 5th straight win
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Mikayla Cowling scored 13 of her 21 points in the first half and No. 24 California routed BYU 70-45 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win.
Cal (8-2) has won four of its last five games by 20 or more points, and is 5-0 against West Coast Conference teams. The Bears visit Kentucky on Thursday to conclude its non-conference schedule. BYU (4-6) has lost six of its last seven games.
Cowling was 8 of 13 from the field and made four 3-pointers. Kianna Smith added 12 points, and Alaysia Styles had 11 rebounds and chipped in eight points for the Bears.
Cassie Broadhead Devashrayee scored 10 points to lead BYU.
Cal opened the game on a 15-2 run, lead 22-5 after the first quarter and built a 35-21 halftime lead. Asha Thomas scored eight of her nine points during a 20-8 run to end the third quarter for a 58-31 lead.