SAN DIEGO – Niki DiGuilio scored 21 points to help Central Michigan upset No. 20 Texas 73-65 in the consolation game of the Maggie Dixon Surf N Slam Classic on Sunday.
DiGuilio was 5 of 8 from 3-point range. Jessica Schroll added 14 points for Central Michigan (6-6).
Central Michigan led 30-23 at halftime. The Longhorns (7-4) cut the lead to four in the second half, but Central Michigan kept the lead.
Texas shot 44 percent from the field for the game, besting Central Michigan, which shot 35.5 percent. Texas also won the rebound battle 46-32. But Texas made 24 turnovers, almost doubling the amount made by Central Michigan, who made 22 points off those Texas turnovers.
Imani McGee-Stafford led the Longhorns with 18 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks. Chassidy Fussell had 17 points.