Lindsay Gottlieb, the Cal women's basketball team's first-year head coach, has lofty aspirations for the Bears.

She got swag

Lindsay Gottlieb has the tools and the personality to take Cal women’s basketball to the next level.

Lindsay Gottlieb might have been the happiest person in Berkeley. In front of a crowd of just over 500, the new Cal women’s basketball coach and her team put on a spectacular debut, thrashing Vanguard in a 99-58 exhibition beatdown. During the post-game conference, the excited Gottlieb was doing the
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Brittany Boyd was the Pac-12 Player of the Week after tallying 19 points and 10 steals in Saturday's win.

Cal prepares for rematch with surging UCLA squad

After Thursday, there might finally be a moratorium on the Los Angeles road trip. To close out 2011, the Cal women’s basketball team suffered an embarrassing defeat to a second-rate UCLA squad. The Bruins were 6-6 overall — the utter definition of mediocre — and in the midst of a
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 6

No. 1: Stanford (20-1, 11-0) Stanford had no problems in sweeping the Arizona schools last weekend, continuing its perfection. The Ogwumikes did their usual things, chalking another pair of double-doubles to their WNBA resumes. But in the squad’s 91-51 destruction against the Wildcats, it was forward Joslyn Tinkle that took
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Conference questions

Can the Trojans regain their former conference glory? The Trojans are in a slump. USC was nearly invincible at the start of the season. After suffering the token loss to Stanford, the team launched a blistering five-game winning streak to open up Pac-12 play. The Trojans (12-10, 6-5) settled into
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Junior center Talia Caldwell notched 10 rebounds and 17 points across 36 minutes in Thursday’s overtime contest.

Cal escapes Arizona duel with 78-74 OT win

For the second time in less than a week, the Cal women’s basketball team was heading into overtime in unfamiliar territory. Those two overtime games looked surprisingly similar, with two underdogs stealing the second half. But the difference between the Bears’ opponents is night and day. Last Saturday, Cal launched
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Lindsay Sherbert and Cal rank just behind Stanford after falling to the Cardinal on Saturday.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 5

No. 1: Stanford (18-1, 9-0) Even if Stanford had fallen in last weekend’s overtime thriller against Cal, the Cardinal would still top the Pac-12. The team is just too good. Led by the powerful and unpronounceable Ogwumike sisters, Stanford continues to sail right past inferior Pac-12 competition. The entire conference
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