Missed chances haunt Bears in Pac-12 opener loss to UCLA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Throughout the post-game interview, Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb was unusually terse with her words and deadpan in her expressions. It was an unusual sight to see the talkative, animated coach in such manners, but after a performance like Thursday’s, it was not hard to
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Bears douse Big Green in blistering victory

Cal was in the midst of a dry spell. A little more than halfway through the first half, the women’s basketball team wasn’t connecting with shots. Aside from a free throw from freshman Brittany Boyd, the Bears (9-3) hadn’t scored in four minutes. Meanwhile, Dartmouth (2-8) scored six unanswered to
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Bears survive close first half for 75-58 victory

The freshmen on the Cal women’s basketball team are explosive. Brittany Boyd has already cemented a spot in the starting lineup, while Rashanda Gray captured the Cal Classic MVP last weekend. Headlined by Justine Hartman and Erica Johnson, the nation’s seventh-best recruiting class sees major minutes and critical plays in
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Gray finds redemption, earns tournament MVP

Rashanda Gray’s road to redemption traces back to last week’s game against No. 22 Virginia in the Rainbow Wahine tournament. The Cal women’s basketball team upset the Cavaliers, led by former coach Joanne Boyle; but Gray’s stat line was lackluster, with only one successful free throw and two rebounds in
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Cal upsets former coach Boyle’s No. 22 Virginia

In Sunday’s 59-50 victory against No. 22 Virginia at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, the Cal women’s basketball team’s biggest matchup was not about the players but rather on the sidelines. After a mediocre 18-16 record last season, former Bears coach Joanne Boyle took the vacant head coaching job
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