TUSCON, Ariz. (AP) — Esmery Martinez didn’t miss a shot and scored 15 points to help No. 19 Arizona beat Cal State Northridge 87-47 Sunday.
The Wildcats scored 28 of the final 30 first-quarter points to take a 22-point lead into the second and led by at least 30 throughout the second half.
Martinez went 6 for 6 from the field, including one 3-pointer, and made each of her two free-throw attempts. Kailyn Gilbert added 16 points, Cate Reese and Maya Nnaji scored 14 apiece and Jade Loville 12 for Arizona (2-0).
CSUN (0-3) shot 34% (15 of 44) from the field, 6% (1 of 16) from 3-point range, and 62% (16 of 26) from the free-throw line. The Matadors, who opened the season with losses at California and at No. 2 Stanford, have been outscored 277-143 this season.