SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Ambrosia Anderson had 17 points and 10
rebounds, and Mallary Gillespie scored 13 points to lead No. 21 BYU
to a 67-49 victory over San Diego State on Wednesday night.
Lauren Riley had 12 points and Dani Kubik added 10 points and 10
rebounds for the Cougars (21-3, 11-2 Mountain West), who improved
to 12-0 on the road this season.
Desiree Johnson scored a career-high 19 points, and Michelle
Strawberry added 15 for the Aztecs (3-21, 0-14).
The game was close early on, with Anderson's layup 4½ minutes
into the game giving BYU the lead for good at 8-6. The Cougars
didn't begin pulling away until Riley's free throw with 12:39 left
started a 12-3 run over nearly 5 minutes that stretched their lead
Strawberry's 3-pointer cut San Diego State's deficit to 29-23
with 2:47 left in the opening half, but that was as close as it
BYU led 34-25 at the break, and Anderson's 3 just 30 seconds
into the second half started a 7-0 run that gave the Cougars a
double-digit lead for good.
BYU shot 48 percent from the field (27-for-56), while limiting
San Diego State to 32 percent (18-for-56).