Cal extends Pac-12 tournament run in win over Buffs

Thursday night was never a guarantee for the Cal women’s basketball team. After receiving a first-round bye with the No. 2 seed, the Bears entered the Galen Center prepared to face No. 10-seeded Colorado in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament. Based on those standings alone, it should have been
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Fan support key to rivalry rematch on Sunday

On Monday night, Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb and point guard Brittany Boyd were in the office together, watching the nationally televised game between No. 1 Baylor and No. 11 Texas A&M. The game featured arguably the nation’s best player in Brittney Griner and the undefeated Baylor team, but
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Junior center Talia Caldwell has averaged 8.4 points and 6.4 rebounds on the season thus far.

Cal to face Cardinal in home finale

The invincible never spill their own blood. It is a punishment for lesser mortals but never the rulers at the top. The invincible cruise to victory while the losers retreat to lick their wounds. That is, until a challenger finds a crack in the invincible armor. After all, even Achilles
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 9

No. 1:  Stanford (26-1, 17-0) Over the past two months, we have closely followed Stanford’s perfect conference season in our power rankings. Now in our last power rankings, I can honestly say that we may have covered every possible aspect of the indomitable Cardinal. Really, what is there to talk
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Basketball vs. Colorado 2-25-12

Cal charges past Buffs for home win

It’s not often that the Cal women’s basketball team peaks in the first 20 minutes. A “second-half” team by nature, the squad generally uses the first half to feel for a rhythm before it comes out all pistons burning to stifle the opponent in the final period. It’s an easily
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