UC Irvine 59, Cal State Northridge 53
NORTHRIDGE — Senior guard Jade Smith-Williams scored a team-high 15 points, rallying the Anteaters to the Big West Conference victory Thursday at The Matadome.
Smith-Williams scored all of her points in the second half, when UC Irvine (12-7, 4-3 in conference) went on a 25-2 run that lasted nearly 10 minutes. Junior forward Mikah Maly Karros (12 points, 10 rebounds) added her Big West-leading 12th double-double.
Kassandra McAllister added 10 points and freshman guard Kelly Meggs, making her first start of the season, tied a career-high with eight points.
Jasmine Erving scored a game-high 23 points for Northridge (1-19, 1-6).