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Niya Butts era ends as Billings leads No. 12...

Posted at 5:25 PM, Mar 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-04 19:25:35-05
 
SEATTLE (AP) - Monique Billings scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and No. 12 UCLA raced past Arizona for a 72-51 win in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals on Friday.
 
UCLA (23-7) used a big first half to take a 21-point halftime lead and cruised into the semifinals. The Bruins will face California on Saturday after the Golden Bears upset No. 10 Arizona State. The Bruins knocked off Arizona 80-53 a week ago in Los Angeles and followed up with another dominating performance to reach the Pac-12 semifinals for the first time since 2013 when UCLA lost in the championship game to Stanford.
 
Nirra Fields added 17 points and UCLA won for the seventh time in eight games.
 
LaBrittney Jones led Arizona (13-19) with 15 points. No other Wildcats scored in double figures.