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Mikayla Williams finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Tritons Open CCAA Season With a 65-43 Win Over Cal State San Bernardino
Release: Thursday 11/30/2017 
by UCSD

LA JOLLA, Calif. - In its first California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) game of the season, the University of California San Diego women’s basketball team earned a convincing 65-43 win over Cal State San Bernardino Thursday evening at RIMAC Arena.

UC San Diego improves to 5-2 on the season and begins its conference season with a 1-0 record. CSUSB drops to 3-3 on the season and 1-2 in the CCAA.

The Tritons made nine three-pointers on the night, shooting 42.9 percent (9-21) from behind the arc and 38.2 percent (21-55) overall. UCSD limited the Coyotes to 35.2 percent from the floor and 10 percent (1-10) from three-point range. Defensively, the Tritons outrebounded the visitors 40-32, including 11-6 of the offense variety.

Sophomore forward Mikayla Williams paced the Tritons with 16 points and 11 rebounds, notching her third double-double of the season. Junior Joleen Yang tallied 13 points while senior Dalayna Sampton and sophomore Sydney Sharp had nine apiece. Sampton also grabbed four steals.

Tehya Burroughs led CSUSB with 16 points while teammate Arianna Knox tallied nine rebounds.

UCSD never trailed, leading by as much as 32 points in the fourth quarter. The Tritons got off to a fast start after back-to-back three pointers from Yang that gave the hosts a 14-6 lead in the first frame.

A jumper from Williams began a 10-point run for UCSD as the hosts led, 32-18, heading into the half.

The Tritons limited the Coyotes to only six points in the third quarter. Williams went 4-of-7 tallying nine points in the frame. CSUSB outscored UCSD 19-12 in the fourth frame but the hosts held on to earn the convincing victory.

UC San Diego travels up the road for a CCAA game against Cal State San Marcos (1-4, 1-0) Saturday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m.

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