California Golden Bears
Cal went on a big run to open the second half and held on for a 77-69 victory Sunday night over the Wildcats.
Reshanda Gray scored 19 points and sparked a big run in the second half before leaving with a leg injury in No. 7 California’s 71-54 win over Utah on Sunday.
Doug McDermott had a season-high 34 points and nine rebounds and No. 16 Creighton ran its winning streak to four games with a 74-64 victory against California on Saturday night.
Cal point guard Brittany Boyd scored a career-high 28 points as the No. 10 Golden Bears lost to No. 4 Duke 77-63 on Sunday.
California lost 62-14 at No. 15 Oregon State on Saturday night, closing out a difficult season and leaving the future of its longtime coach in question.
Oregon made its case for the top ranking in the country by beating California 59-17 on Saturday night.
Utah’s defense forced three turnovers in a 49-27 victory over California on Saturday night.
Zach Maynard matched his career high with four touchdown passes and added a fifth on the ground and California took advantage of six turnovers to stun No. 25 UCLA 43-17 on Saturday night.
Playing for the first time since leading rebounder Richard Solomon was suspended, No. 24 California was outrebounded and outhustled in losing to San Diego State for the second straight season.
After starting the Pac-12 season with back-to-back losses, California has a lot more to worry about than a blowout loss a year ago to Southern California.