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.
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.
The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court debut.
Gennifer Brandon and Brittany Boyd scored 19 points apiece to help No. 11 California rout Cal State Bakersfield 84-46 on Friday night.
Chiney Ogwumike had a career high-tying 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Stanford used a 17-2 run late in the first half to pull away for an 87-38 victory over UC Davis on Friday night.
Layshia Clarendon scored 15 points and No. 10 California survived a scare in a very sloppy road debut, beating Old Dominion 63-47 on Friday night.
Reshanda Gray scored 22 points and Gennifer Brandon had 18 points and 11 rebounds Monday night as No. 11 California rolled past Cal Poly 87-61.
Stanford snapped defending national champion Baylor’s 42-game winning streak Friday, winning 71-69 when player of the year Brittney Griner missed a short turnaround at the buzzer.
Afure Jemerigbe scored 15 points and Gennifer Brandon added 14 points and 14 rebounds as No. 12 California defeated Saint Mary’s 89-41 Thursday night.