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Cal upends Fresno St 90-76 in NCAA 1st round, Bulldogs hit 12 3s to keep it close

Brittany Boyd scored 21 points and added a career-high 13 rebounds to lead second-seeded California over Fresno State 90-76 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Layshia Clarendon added 19 points and Gennifer Brandon had 17 points and 12 rebounds for California (29-3).

The Golden Bears fell behind early against the 15th-seeded Bulldogs, but found their footing midway through the first half to advance to play the winner of Texas Tech and South Florida.

Ki-Ki Moore scored a career-high 33 points on 12-of-28 shooting and Rosie Moult added 15 to lead Fresno State (24-9).

The Bulldogs kept it close with their 3-point shooting, making 12 of 29 from beyond the arc. Moult hit 4 of 11 and Taylor Thompson hit 3 of 6 from 3-point range.

California outrebounded the Bulldogs 51-28.