Walker, Cal Prove Too Much for San Diego

Winn 3-pointer helps PIttsburgh put away Wyoming
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 22, 2008 9:12 PM CDT
Walker, Cal Prove Too Much for San Diego
California's Ashley Walker, center, shoots over San Diego's Sam Child, left, Morgan Henderson (50) and Brianna Estell during the first round of the NCAA women's tournament. California won 77-60.    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

(Newser) – Ashley Walker led third-seeded California to its first NCAA women's tournament win in 15 years today as the Golden Bears downed San Diego, 77-60, reports the Associated Press. Walker dominated the inside with 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Devanei Hampton also had 22 points. Cal (27-6) led by 20 at halftime. In other women's action:

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  • Mallorie Winn hit a 3-pointer with 2:27 remaining to give sixth-seeded Pittsburgh the lead for a good in a 63-58 win over Wyoming. The game had 12 ties and 10 lead changes before Winn's shot. Shavonte Zellous scored 21 points and  Sophronia Sallard had 15 for the Panthers (23-10).

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