No. 15 Cal Tops USC on Road, 62-53
Dec. 22, 2006
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ashley Walker had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 15 California took advantage of its opportunities at the foul line to beat Southern California 62-53 Friday.
Devanei Hampton added 13 points and Rama N'diaye scored 11 for the Golden Bears (9-2, 1-1 Pac-10), who made 22 of 31 free throws. USC (6-6, 0-2) shot 9-of-14 from the foul line.
Eshaya Murphy led the Trojans with 17 points and four steals before fouling out, but shot just 6-of-21, including 2-of-13 from 3-point range. Chloe Kerr added 10 points and seven rebounds, but shot 4-of-13.
The Trojans shot 19-of-64 (29.7 percent) including 6-of-27 from 3-point range, while the Bears were 18-of-44 (40.9 percent) including 4-of-11 from 3-point range
USC committed 23 fouls to 14 for Cal, which led at halftime 28-26.