No. 22 San Diego St. 63, Fresno St. 40
SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Christina Murguia scored 10 of her 13 points in the first half as No. 22 San Diego State pulled away from Fresno State en route to 63-40 victory Friday night.
The Aztecs (10-2) capitalized on 21 Fresno State turnovers to build a 37-20 halftime lead in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams. San Diego State shot 39 percent from the field in the first half, but held a 35-15 advantage in attempts.
Falisha Wright had 18 points to lead San Diego State, which entered The Associated Press rankings this week for the first time since the 1988-89 season.
The Bulldogs (5-7) opened the second half slowly, scoring three points in the first seven minutes, as San Diego State increased its lead to 45-23.
Kristi Fulton had all eight of her points in the second half to lead the Bulldogs.