BOULDER, Colo. — Kristine Anigwe scored 29 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead No. 24 California to a 65-53 victory over Colorado on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Anigwe made all 11 of her free throws and scored 10 of the Golden Bears’ 16 fourth-quarter points in posting her 12th double-double this season. Courtney Range added 10 points while Mikayla Cowling had nine assists and Penina Davidson six blocks.
Colorado (11-5, 1-4 Pac-12) led from midway of the first quarter until Thomas tied the game with a bucket early in the third. Cowling’s 3-pointer at the end of the third gave Cal the lead for good.
Anigwe’s jumper put the Bears (14-3, 2-3) up 58-48 with five minutes left. The Buffaloes got within 58-53 before Anigwe scored the next four points and Range added a 3-pointer.
Alexis Robinson scored 18 points, Kennedy Leonard 13 and Haley Smith 10 for Colorado.