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Pluimer's 23 points, 11 rebounds drive No. 23 UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lindsey Pluimer had 23 points and 11 rebounds
to lead No. 23 UCLA to an 87-62 victory over UC Santa Barbara on
Sunday.

Pluimer went 8-for-12 from the field and made 6 of 7 free
throws.

Noelle Quinn had 13 points and six assists, Amanda Livingston
added 12 points and Chinyere Ibekwe scored 11 for the Bruins (1-0).

Jenna Green had 14 points for UC Santa Barbara (0-2) and Jordan
Franey and Jessica Wilson scored 12 apiece.

UCLA led by two with less than five minutes to play in the first
half, but went on a 12-2 run all off free throws to take a 39-27
lead.

Quinn made a pair of baskets in the final seconds of the half to
put the Bruins up 43-31.

UC Santa Barbara pulled within 11 early in the second half, but
UCLA used an 11-1 run to take a 21-point lead, and the Gauchos got
no closer than 19 the rest of the way.