California junior shooting guard Allen Crabbe has been honored as the Pac-12 Conference Player of the Year after leading the league in scoring.
Chiney Ogwumike had a double-double by halftime, finished with 23 points and 21 rebounds and No. 4 Stanford remained perfect against Washington State with a 79-60 win Friday night in the Pac-12 Conference tournament quarterfinals.
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.
Senior Allen Bridgford, the only experienced quarterback on the Cal Golden Bears roster, might be on his way out and has left the team to mull over his options.
Chasson Randle scored 20 points, Josh Huestis added 18 and Stanford beat California 83-70 on Wednesday, completing a season sweep and ending the Golden Bears’ seven-game winning streak.
Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike has become the first player to win Pac-12 Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Bonnie Samuelson scored 12 of her 15 during a first-half blitz of 3-pointers and No. 4 Stanford raced past short-handed Washington 71-36 on Thursday night.
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.
Allen Crabbe had 15 points and 11 rebounds, Justin Cobbs added 12 points and seven assists, and California overcame a sluggish start to overpower Utah 64-46 on Thursday night for its sixth straight win.
Andy Brown matched his career high with 17 points while Dwight Powell added 12 for Stanford (16-13, 7-9).