The Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball team (9-12, 5-3 Western Athletic) beat Grand Canyon (5-13, 3-5), 59-46, in Phoenix on Saturday. Freshman guard Ashley Austin led CSUB with a game-high 17 points.
After leading by one point at halftime, the Roadrunners outscored the Lopes 36-24 in the third and fourth quarters. CSUB improved its shooting percentage from 29 percent in the first half to 50 percent second half.
Roadrunners senior Malayasia McHenry added 13 points and nine rebounds.