Plum Leads No. 25 Washington Women Past Cal 75-65
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 28 points, surpassing 2,000 for her career, and No. 25 Washington defeated California 75-65 on Sunday.
Plum, third on the Husky career list (2,025) reached 2,000 in 88 games, the quickest in Pac 12 history.
Chantel Osahor had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Huskies (16-5, 7-3), who bounced back from a 69-53 loss at Stanford after making the Top 25 for the first time in 13 seasons.
Asha Thomas hit six 3-pointers and had 22 points for the Golden Bears (11-10, 2-8). Mikayla Cowling had 15 points and Kristine Anigwe had 14 rebounds with nine points.
The Huskies led 38-34 at the half but stretched that to 58-47 after three quarters. Cal was within 62-57 with 6:04 to play but Plum made two free throws and Osahor and Alexus Atchley had layups to make it 68-57 at 3:47.
Washington had 19 points off 16 Cal turnovers.