Vanguard 72, Hope International 69 (OT)
Preston Wynne scored 25 points to lead the No. 12-ranked Lions past No. 23 Hope in Golden State Athletic Conference action Saturday.
Chris Gorman scored 16 points and DeAngelo Jons added 10 points for Vanguard (19-2, 6-0 in conference).
Hope is 14-7, 2-4.
Gorman scored all of the Lions points in overtime, as Vanguard outscored Hope, 7-4. He knocked down a three-pointer with 1:09 left and hit a jumper with 20 seconds left for a 72-69 lead.
Vanguard 88, Hope International 71
No. 1-ranked Vanguard remained undefeated with the Golden State Athletic Conference win Saturday.
Taylor Belmont led the way with 24 opints. Samantha Doucette scored 20 opints and Nicole Ballestero finished with 19 points for the Lions (17-0, 6-0 in conference).
Leigha Bednar pulled down 11 rebounds for Vanguard.
Hope is 15-5, 4-2.
Cal Poly 84, UC Irvine 79
Camille Buckley pulled down a school-record 26 rebounds but it was not enough for the Anteaters in the Big West Conference game at the Bren Center Thursday.
Buckley broke the school record of 23 previously held by Jinelle Williams in 1994. The senior forward was one shy of the Big West record of 27 and is tied with Norfolk State's Rachel Gordon (vs. Texas Pan American 11/29/13) for most rebounds in the country this season. Buckley also recorded a team-high 19 points in 33 minutes of action for her ninth double-double of the year.
UCI had good production off the bench with senior guard Vanessa Aguilar recording 16 points, including four three-pointers in 19 minutes and senior forward Jasmine Bernard adding 15 points, two blocks and eight caroms, which tied her season-high in rebounds. Senior guard Kelly Meggs totaled nine points, while junior forward Methlyn Onogomuho had six points and eight rebounds. Senior guard Jennifer Tsurumoto recorded seven points and six assists and senior forward Laurenn Spinazze had seven rebounds for UCI (10-11, 3-4 in conference).
Cal Poly is 13-8, 7-1.
UCI will battle Long Beach State Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at the Bren Center. The game is a double-header with the men taking on the 49ers at 7:30 p.m.