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No. 17 UCLA women beat WSU, 80-65

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).

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.

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.
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