ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Morgan Bertsch scored 24 points, Cierra Hall added 14 and UC Davis rallied from a 17-point, third-quarter deficit to defeat Hawaii 58-50 on Saturday and win the Big West Conference Women’s Tournament.
The Aggies (25-6) — who are headed to the NCAA Women’s Tournament for the first time since 2011 — trailed 45-36 early in the fourth quarter but scored 16 straight points during a 9:12 span. Sophia Song gave UC Davis the lead for good on a 3-pointer with 4:18 remaining.
Bertsch, who is the Big West’s player of the year and was named the tournament’s MVP, scored six points during the run and Hall added four. The Rainbow Wahine missed their last 12 shots from the field and had