For California and second-year coach Lindsay Gottlieb, this is new. Now they have a shot at being the first team from the western U.S. not named Stanford to reach the Final Four since Long Beach State in 1988.
Layshia Clarendon scored 19 points to lead California to a 73-63 victory over LSU on Saturday night.
Fourth-seeded Georgia beat top-seeded Stanford 61-59 on Saturday night to reach the NCAA women’s regional finals for the first time since 2004.
San Jose State has hired Boise State associate coach Dave Wojcik as its new head basketball coach.
Syracuse’s heralded zone defense held No. 1 seed Indiana to 50 points as the Orange won by 11 to move on to the Elite Eight.
There is no need for Lindsay Gottlieb to mention the Final Four every day. Sure, it’s on the minds of every one of her California players now that they are two victories from that elusive program first and a trip to the Big Easy.
Stanford used a spectacular perimeter shooting performance to rout No. 8 seed Michigan 73-40 on Tuesday night.
The eighth-seeded Wolverines (22-10) face top-seeded Stanford (32-2) on its home court in Maples Pavilion for a place in the Spokane Regional semifinals Saturday.
Layshia Clarendon scored 27 points to help California beat South Florida 82-78 in overtime on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Stanford women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer plans to sit down with athletic director Bernard Muir at the end of the season to begin talks about a contract extension.
Gonzaga with this win, will be in the conversation for top team in the country.
Unranked Cal takes care of business against Arizona and causes major problems on the defense.