California rallied from down 10 with less than 7 minutes left in regulation to beat Georgia 65-62 in the Spokane Regional final and advance to the Final Four for the first time in school history.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Layshia Clarendon scored 18 points and played all 40 minutes in California’s 66-53 win over ASU on Friday, extending the Bears’ longest winning streak of the season and keeping them in a first-place tie in the Pac-12.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 26 points and Amber Orrange added 15 to help No. 5 Stanford pull away from seventh-ranked California for its 81st straight win against a conference opponent, 62-53 over the Golden Bears on Tuesday night.
Talia Caldwell had a career-high 19 points and eight rebounds to help No. 8 California continue the best start in school history with a 70-43 victory over George Washington on Friday night.
Layshia Clarendon scored a season-high 28 points, one of five California players in double figures, and the eighth-ranked Golden Bears beat No. 19 Kansas 88-79 on Friday night.