A year after the Bears’ surprising run through the NCAA tournament, their season ended in the second round this time after Baylor took over in the second half Monday night and won 75-56.
Reshanda Grey led Cal (21-9) with 26 points, but second-leading scorer Brittany Boyd finished with nine points and fouled out with 6 minutes left. Gennifer Brandon finished with 20 points off the bench for California, which has lost two straight, and Afure Jemerigbe added 16.
Brittany Boyd had 17 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists to lead Cal (13-5, 5-2) while Gennifer Brandon finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Quinn Dornstauder scored 13 points to lead a balanced Arizona State offense as the 19th-ranked Sun Devils beat No. 15 California 68-59 on Friday afternoon.
Afure Jemerigbe’s layup with seven seconds left earned No. 19 California a come-from-behind, 57-55 win over No. 17 Colorado Friday night.
Afure Jemerigbe scored 13 points, freshman Mercedes Jefflo made seven steals in an impressive collegiate debut, and No. 9 Cal overcame a cold-shooting first half to beat Long Beach State 70-51 Friday night.
In the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament on Friday, the Golden Bears finally had an easy time against the Trojans. Gennifer Brandon had 17 points and 16 rebounds and No. 5 California scored the first 11 points on its way to a 78-59 win over USC.
No. 6 California is one win away from claiming at least a share of its first Pac-12 championship, and Layshia Clarendon has her eye on the prize.
Layshia Clarendon scored 14 points and No. 6 California won its school-record 12th straight game with a 77-55 victory over Oregon on Friday night.
Afure Jemerigbe scored 15 points and Gennifer Brandon added 14 points and 14 rebounds as No. 12 California defeated Saint Mary’s 89-41 Thursday night.