Santa Barbara Rolls

From Associated Press

Lindsay Taylor scored 25 points to lead No. 19 UC Santa Barbara to a 94-52 victory over Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night at Santa Barbara to win its 22nd straight home game.

The Gauchos, 22-4 overall and 13-1 in the Big West Conference, went on a 12-0 run to start the game, making their first nine shots on the way to a 19-point lead at the half. Amber Pruitt led the Titans (7-19, 5-10) with 13 points.


Jia Perkins scored 26 points to lead No. 8 Texas Tech (24-4, 13-3) to a 73-64 win over No. 4 Kansas State (27-3, 14-2) in a Big 12 game at Lubbock, Texas.... Cheryl Ford scored 28 points to lead No. 6 Louisiana Tech (26-2, 18-0 WAC) to an easy 89-56 win over Southern Methodist (14-14, 9-9) at Ruston, La.... Abi Ramsey made five three-pointers at North Little Rock, Ark., as No. 15 Vanderbilt (20-8) won its first-round Southeastern Conference tournament game, 74-58, over Florida (9-19).... In another SEC tournament game, Sarah Burgess had 23 points to lead No. 16 South Carolina (22-6) to a 79-64 win over Mississippi (12-16)....Chandra Johnson scored 15 points as No. 21 Wisconsin Green Bay (25-3) won a Horizon League tournament game, 86-51, over Butler (6-23) at Ashwaubenon, Wis.... Shameka Christon had 20 points for No. 23 Arkansas (21-9) in a 53-48 SEC tournament game win over Alabama (13-15).

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