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#17 UCLA Runs Past Cougs, 80-65

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PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Jasmine Dixon, Alyssia Brewer and Mariah Williams scored 14 points each and No. 17

UCLA won its sixth in a row, defeating Washington State 80-65 on Sunday.

Nirra Fields added 12 points and Atonye Nyingifa scored 10 for the Bruins (19-4, 10-2 Pac-12), who broke away from a two-point halftime lead by shooting 85 percent (17 of 20) in the second half.

UCLA finished the game at 64 percent (30 of 47).

 

The Bruins used a 9-0 run to take the lead for good. Fields scored six of the nine points as

UCLA went ahead 50-42 with 13:37 to go.

UCLA, in third place in the Pac-12, hosts conference leaders No. 6 California and No. 4 Stanford next weekend.

 

 

 

 

Brewer also had nine rebounds and five assists.

 Lia Galdeira led Washington State (9-14, 5-7) with 19 points and Sage Romberg scored 10. The Cougars had won four in a row.

 

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