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.
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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.