No. 19 UCLA women defeat Princeton 65-52
- Associated Press
- November 25, 2012 - 5:38 PM
LOS ANGELES - Nirra Fields scored 26 points and Markel Walker added 23 points, and No. 19 UCLA overcame an 11-point first-half deficit to beat Princeton 65-52 on Sunday.
Walker also had nine rebounds, six steals and six assists for the Bruins (3-1), who rebounded from a 76-64 home loss to No. 5 Notre Dame on Friday.
Niveen Rasheed led Princeton with 17 points.
The Tigers (3-2) held a double-digit lead midway through the first half, but the Bruins only trailed 32-31 at the break. UCLA held Princeton to 27 percent shooting in the second half and 34 percent for the game. The final margin was the Bruins' largest on Sunday.
© 2017 Star Tribune