Chicago State drops 58th straight to tie Division I women's record

CHICAGO -- Chicago State dropped its 58th straight basketball game to tie the longest Division I women's losing streak, falling 63-36 to Cal State Bakersfield on Thursday night.

Chicago State (0-22, 0-7 WAC) matched the mark set by Brooklyn from 1987 to 1989 and will try to avoid breaking the record against Grand Canyon on Saturday. The Cougars went 0-29 last season and have not won since an eight-point victory over Seattle on Feb. 4, 2016. The streak started two days later with a loss to Bakersfield.

Tyeshia Bowers led Chicago State with 13 points, and Ines Mata Boix had 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Vanessa Austin led Bakersfield (11-10, 5-2) with 12 points, while Jazmine Johnson scored 10.