LOS ANGELES (AP)Kiki Rice scored 14 points on 7-of-12 shooting, Charisma Osborne added 13 points and No. 13 UCLA beat Cal State Fullerton 64-41 Saturday night.
Five different UCLA players scored in a 12-2 opening run and the Bruins – despite committing a season-high 27 turnovers – never trailed. Fullerton went without a made field goal for more than 6 minutes in the first quarter, had a similar stretch of 5-plus minutes in the second and trailed 31-12 at halftime.
Una Jovanovic led the Titans with 15 points but shot just 3 of 15 from the field and Fujika Nimmo added 10 points, also on 3-of-15 shooting. Fullerton finished shooting 24% (12 of 50) from the field, including 2 of 15 (13%) from 3-point range.
UCLA outrebounded the Titans 60-16 overall and 24-3 on the offensive glass.
Fullerton (4-3) had its three-game win streak snapped.
UCLA (9-1) has won back-to-back games following its 73-64 loss to No. 1 South Carolina on Nov. 29.
Christeen Iwuala had 10 points and eight rebounds for UCLA. Gina Conti scored just four points on 0-for-7 shooting but added nine rebounds and five assists.
Cal State Fullerton returns home to play Cal Baptist next Saturday
UCLA opens its Pac-12 Conference slate Thursday at rival Southern California
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