BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Brittany Boyd had 19 points, 14 rebounds, six assists and seven steals to help California beat Colorado 75-59 on Monday night.
Reshanda Gray added 17 points and 10 rebounds for Cal (10-3, 2-0 Pac-12) and Mikayla Cowling scored 12.
After a jumper by Haley Smith with 6:43 left in the first half pulled Colorado within two, Cal closed the half with a 10-2 run and took a 33-23 lead into the break.
Brecca Thomas cut the Buffaloes’ deficit to seven, 37-30, with 16:39 to play, but they would get no closer.
Cowling and Justine Hartman each made a jumper and Cowling added a layup to push Cal’s lead into double figures for good, 43-30, about 2 minutes later.
Boyd either scored or assisted on every point scored during a 14-4 run that gave the Golden Bears a 63-43 lead with 6:34 remaining.
Jamee Swan scored 21 and Jen Reese added 15 for Colorado.
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