UC Riverside boasts nation’s leading scorer, strong start after rough seasons


Take a guess who the nation’s leading scorer is. It has to be someone from a powerhouse like Connecticut, Notre Dame or South Carolina, right?

Think again, and a little more west.

UC Riverside junior Brittany Crain leads Division I with her 29.0 points per game. The Highlanders are also off to a surprising 5-0 start this season after only managing 22 wins during the past three seasons.

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