Ranked as the 21st-best recruit in the country by Rivals, Shepard came to San Diego State with the wrong mindset.
Atonye Nyingifa scored 30 points Sunday and grabbed 10 rebounds and Thea Lemberger scored 21 and 11 boards as UCLA bead Washington State 79-72.
Kyle Anderson led the Bruins (17-5, 6-3) with 18 points and nine rebounds as UCLA had its three-game winning streak snapped.
Southern California got big games from two freshmen and a couple of veterans, leading to the kind of collective offense the Trojans had been missing for more than a month.
Brandon Ashley and T.J. McConnell each scored a season-high 19 points and No. 1 Arizona beat USC 73-53 Sunday night to improve to 17-0 for the best start in school history.
Adrianne Thomas scored 11 points and hit a key 3-pointer to lift No. 23 Arizona State to a 59-57 victory over UCLA on Sunday.
Jabari Brown scored 22 points to lead No. 25 Missouri to a 69-59 victory over pesky Long Beach State on Saturday.
Alan Williams tallied 27 points and UC Santa Barbara made 34-of-39 free throws in defeating Seattle University 86-70 on Monday night.
The momentum generated from Weber State’s 71-point win over St. Katherine on Dec. 17 didn’t last very long against UCLA.
Pe’Shon Howard wasn’t supposed to be the one racing up court trying to win the game, but he knew how many dribbles he had before time would expire. And he used them perfectly.
Tate Unruh had 24 points with 10 rebounds to lead Northern Colorado past UC Riverside 63-60 Monday night.
Byron Wesley scored 20 points, making a pair of go-ahead free throws with 1:02 remaining, and Southern California rallied to beat Cal State Bakersfield 63-59 Sunday night after trailing most of the second half.
Michael Bryson scored a game-high 21 points to lead UC Santa Barbara to a 72-61 win over San Diego on Sunday.
Royce Woolridge had a season high 20 points and freshmen Que Johnson added 14 to help Washington State beat Pepperdine 78-61 Sunday.
Cameron Wright scored 14 points to lead five Pittsburgh players in double figures in an 85-68 victory over Loyola Marymount at the Petersen Events Center on Friday night.