Reshanda Gray set career highs by scoring 43 points and pulling down 16 rebounds and Brittany Boyd recorded just the second triple-double in school history as No. 18 California beat Washington State 75-68 in overtime Thursday night.
Brittany Boyd stole the ball with 4 seconds left and made two free throws to seal No. 18 California’s 77-72 win and season sweep of UCLA on Friday night.
Chiney Ogwumike had 29 points, eight rebounds and four assists and No. 4 Stanford ran its winning streak to 20 games by beating 21st-ranked Cal 79-64 on Sunday.
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.
Brittany Boyd scored 25 points, seven in the final six minutes as No. 23 California held off Oregon State, 72-63, in the Pac 12 opener for both schools Friday night.
Reshanda Gray scored a career-high 24 points and Brittany Boyd added 17 points and 11 rebounds for California (1-2), which was coming off a 70-58 home loss to No. 2 Duke.
The Golden Bears are preparing to face 15th-seeded Fresno State on Saturday and perhaps regain their stride following a hiccup in the Pac-12 tournament two weeks ago that broke a 16-game win streak.
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.
Brittany Boyd had 10 points and 11 rebounds and No. 6 Cal pulled away from Oregon State in the second half Friday night for a 60-38 win.
Brittany Boyd and Talia Caldwell helped No. 8 Cal overcome a noisy gym and some lousy shooting. Boyd scored 18 points and Caldwell added 16 to help beat Northwestern 71-65 Monday.