Chiney Ogwumike scored three of her career-high 27 points in overtime and added a career-high 18 rebounds to help No. 4 Stanford wrap up a perfect first half of the Pac-12 season with a 74-71 victory over California on Saturday.
California did not want to go into conference play this way.
Isi Sofele rushed for a career-high 190 yards and one touchdown, quarterback Zach Maynard threw for one score and ran for another, and California beat Oregon State 23-6 on Saturday night.
Lindsay Gottlieb had already completed her morning run through the Oakland hills on a rainy fall day in the Bay Area. At her dining room table, laptop open, she crammed in some film study of California’s first workout before heading out for a jam-packed day of meetings, planning and practice.
Embattled California quarterback Zach Maynard threw for 118 yards and a touchdown before leaving with an injury, Isi Sofele ran for 138 yards and a TD and California routed Washington State 30-7 on Saturday to move within one victory of becoming bowl eligible.
California quarterback Zach Maynard spent a lot of time trying to keep his brother Keenan Allen out of trouble while the two were growing up together.
Keith Price threw for 292 yards and three touchdowns and Chris Polk added a touchdown on the ground as Washington knocked off California 31-23 to get off to their best start in six years.
Allen Crabbe scored 26 points, Markhuri Sanders-Frison added 16 and Cal overcame a slow start to beat Oregon State 87-76 Saturday.
Markhuri Sanders-Frison and Allen Crabbe scored 18 points apiece to help California win its third straight Pac-10 game and deny Oregon a rare Bay Area sweep with an 85-77 victory on Saturday.
Darxia Morris had a career-high 22 points, Jasmine Dixon shook off some early shooting struggles to make two key baskets down the stretch and No. 8 UCLA held on to beat California 65-56 on Saturday.