September 20, 2014
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Layshia Clarendon scored 27 points to help California beat South Florida 82-78 in overtime on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Reshanda Gray added 14 points for the second-seeded Golden Bears (30-2), who advanced to the round of 16 for second time in program history and reached 30 victories for the first time.
The Bears were up 67-57 before the Bulls went on a 13-3 run culminating in a trio of free throws by Inga Orekhova with under a second remaining that tied it at 70.
California missed eight of 11 free throws down the stretch in regulation but went 8 for 10 at the line in overtime.
Andrea Smith scored 24 points and Orekhova added 22 to lead South Florida (22-11), which won its first ever NCAA tournament game Saturday.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.