BERKELEY (CBS/AP) — Reshanda Gray scored 19 points and sparked a big run in the second half before leaving with a leg injury in No. 7 California’s 71-54 win over Utah on Sunday.
Layshia Clarendon added 23 points and Afure Jemerigbe had 10 to help the Bears to their seventh consecutive win over the Utes. The victory also assures Cal (17-2, 7-1 Pac-12) of keeping at least a share of first place in the conference.READ MORE: Irate Steph Curry Torches Clippers In Warriors 8th Straight Win
The Bears had trouble getting anything going against Utah’s tight zone defense until Gray scored 11 points as part of a 17-4 run midway through the second half. Clarendon later scored six points over the final 4 1/2 minutes to help seal the win.READ MORE: California Health Officials 'Closely Monitoring' New COVID Omicron Variant
Michelle Plouffe scored 19 points and Paige Crozon added 13 for Utah (10-9, 1-7).MORE NEWS: One Dead, Two Wounded In Early Morning San Francisco Shootings
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