No. 9 UCLA Beats UC Santa Barbara 71-59
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) Jordin Canada scored a career-high 30 points on 11-of-21 shooting to lead No. 9 UCLA to a 71-52 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday night.
Canada, a junior point guard, had five rebounds, four assists and three steal for the Bruins (8-1), who won their seventh straight.
Canada scored 10 of UCLA's final 11 points over the last 3 minutes of the first half as the Bruins led 33-26 at halftime.
Sarah Porter had 11 points for the Gauchos (2-7), who cut their deficit to six points with just over a minute to go in the third quarter.
Canada scored 13 points in the third quarter as the Bruins took a 50-40 lead into the fourth quarter.
UCLA went on a 14-0 run early in the final period to take its largest lead of the game, 60-40 with 6:39 mark to play.