Washington St 64

(5-14, 1-9 Pac-12)

California 59

(9-10, 2-8 Pac-12)

    10:00 PM ET, January 29, 2004

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    WSU 28 3664
    CAL 34 2559

    Washington State 64, California 59

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Bianca McCall came off the bench to score 16 points and lead Washington State to a 64-59 win over California Thursday night at Haas Pavilion.

    The Cougars trailed by 12 and seven points in the second half, but went on a 15-0 run late in the game to snap a 12-game losing streak, as well as a string of 23 consecutive road defeats in the Pac-10.

    This was the first home game for the Bears since the death of Alisa Lewis, a player on the team who died suddenly of bacterial meningitis on Jan. 19, three days after the last home game against Stanford.

    Cal (9-10, 2-8) has now lost six in a row. Nihan Anaz topped the Bears with 18 points, and Leigh Gregory added 14. Charmaine Jones and Lindsey Egeland each had 10 for the Cougars, who last won a Pac-10 road game on Feb. 17, 2001, against Oregon State.

    Washington State (5-14, 1-9) won its first Pac-10 game of the season by dominating the boards 43-24, and shutting down Cals offense in the last 8:40 of the game. The Bears went more than seven minutes without a field goal as a 51-44 lead evaporated under steady defensive pressure from the Cougars man-to-man defense.

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