The No. 5 seeded BYU women’s basketball team eliminated No. 4 San Francisco from the West Coast Conference tournament Saturday afternoon with a 66-56 quarterfinal victory at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The Cougars advance to take on top-seeded Gonzaga in the semifinals Monday. 

  • BYU’s Lauren Gustin collected 27 rebounds — an overall WCC record for rebounds in a game and a new career high. 
  • The Cougars trailed 43-39 after three quarters. But they opened the fourth quarter with a decisive 13-0 run, which included a pair of 3-pointers by Emma Calvert. BYU outscored the Dons 27-13 in the final period. 
  • Calvert scored a team-high 17 points while Nani Falatea added 15 and Arielle Mackey-Williams chipped in 14.