Anigwe, Thomas give No. 21 Cal women 62-59 win over USC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kristine Anigwe scored 20 points, Asha Thomas converted the go-ahead 3-point play with 1:29 to play and No. 21 California edged USC 62-59 on Sunday.
There were 16 ties, 14 lead changes and no double-figure leads. The Trojans took their last lead on a Kristen Simon layup with 1:59 to play. USC missed two 3-pointers before CJ West made 1 of 2 free throws for the Golden Bears with 18 seconds remaining and USC missed four 3s on the last possession.
Mikayla Cowling had 12 points, Thomas and Kianna Smith 10 each for Cal (14-5, 5-3). Penina Davidson and West had 10 rebounds apiece.
Simon had her seventh 20-plus game of the season with 21 points and Minyon Moore added 19 points for USC (13-6, 3-5). Aliyah Mazyck had 13 points and Jordan Adams 10 rebounds but the Trojans were beaten 35-26 on the boards.