HONOLULU – Reshanda Gray scored 28 points and led four players in double figure scoring as Missouri used a strong second half to knock off No. 14 California, 82-70 at the Rainbow Wahine Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center Sunday night.
The game was delayed when members of the Missouri team were stuck on a hotel elevator for close to 90 minutes.
Missouri (4-0) trailed by two at the half, 38-36, but took control quickly in the second. Brittany Boyd, Courtney Range and Gray scored on a 6-0 run that gave the Tigers the lead, 42-40. The teams traded shots until Gray converted back-to-back three-point plays to make it 52-47 and Missouri never trailed again.
Gray was 9 of 10 from the field and 10 of 14 from the line. Boyd had 16 points and Mikayla Cowling 15.
Sierra Michaelis scored 17 points off the bench to lead California (3-1).