SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The University of Nevada women’s basketball team fell to Cal, 85-60, in the consolation game of the Surf N Slam Classic hosted by the University of San Diego.
With the loss, Nevada fell to 6-7 while Cal improved to Cal 6-5.
A jumper by Shavon Moore with three minutes gone in the half pulled Nevada to within two, 6-4. Cal used an 18-0 run over six and a half minutes to go ahead 31-8. The Bears went into the half with a 20-point lead, 50-30.
Moore led Nevada at the half with eight points and six boards while Johnna Ward had four points. Nevada shot 30 percent (9-of-30) from the floor in the first half while Cal shot 52.9 percent (18-of-34).
Cal extended its lead to 23 early in the second half before a jumper by Moore cut the lead to 19, 55-39. The Bears used a 10-0 run to extend its lead to 65-36 with 11:23 left in the game.
Shavon Moore led Nevada with 14 points and eight rebounds while Tahnee Robinson and Marissa Hammond each recorded 12 points. As a team Nevada shot 33.9 percent (19-of-56). Cal ended the game shooting 51.6 percent (33-of-64). Nevada outrebounded Cal 39-to-30.
Nevada will closeout non-conference play on Saturday playing at BYU at 1 p.m. PT.