UCLA forward Lajahna Drummer, left, shoots as Washington State forward Louise Brown defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Mark J. Terrill
February 13, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) Monique Billings scored half of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and No. 14 UCLA pulled away from Washington State for a 73-61 victory on Friday night.

Kari Korver and Lajahna Drummer had 12 points apiece and Jordin Canada had 11 points and nine assists for the Bruins (18-6, 10-3 Pac-12). Nirra Fields had seven points, seven rebounds and five steals and Billings had nine rebounds and three blocks.

Borislava Hristova had 16 points for the Cougars (12-12, 3-10), who have lost seven straight.

Billings' 3-point play and a Drummer bucket at the buzzer gave UCLA a 56-51 lead after three quarters. Taylor Edmondson quickly cut it to two 30 seconds into the fourth quarter. But UCLA took control when Fields' 3 sparked a 13-0 run in a span of less than two minutes.

The Cougars missed their last five shots and made just 1 for 10 from the field and while committing seven turnovers in the fourth quarter.

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