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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Women's Basketball: Cal vs Utah

Big second half delivers Cal home victory

For much of the second half on Thursday, Utah coach Anthony Levrets looked restless on the sidelines. Despite his nonstop charade of body language, his frustrated facial expression never changed. The first eight minutes were painful for Levrets and the Utes. After a strong first half in which Utah entered
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 8 (Movie edition)

For the antepenultimate Pac-12 Power Rankings of women’s basketball season, we have decided to pick a movie that corresponds to each team. Enjoy. No. 1: Stanford (24-1, 15-0) – The Usual Suspects So the movie title is actually stolen from a Casablanca line, but it nonetheless holds true for the
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 7

No. 1: Stanford (12-0, 22-1) My, Stanford, that’s an awful lot of “W”s you’ve got on your record, there. Once again you blew past your opponents — this time the L.A. schools — and tacked two more triumphs onto your home record. Once again the Ogwumike sisters continued to astound
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