Cal says aloha to ranked competition

On the third day of the Waikiki Beach Mariott Rainbow Wahine Showdown, the Cal women’s basketball team will reunite with former head coach Joanne Boyle. Only this year, Boyle won’t pace the length of Cal’s bench. She now presides at the helm of No. 22 Virginia, whom the Bears (2-1)
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Cal pounds away to easy victory over Illinois

After four and a half minutes of sloppy offense against Illinois, the Cal women’s basketball team got its first big break when guard Lindsay Sherbert drained the first 3-pointer from the corner. Twenty-three seconds later, Sherbert went back to the exact same spot and scored again, widening the lead, 11-5.
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Post advantage propels Bears to win in home opener

After a week of unrest throughout the campus, Chancellor Robert Birgeneau was probably hoping that whatever free time he did have could be spent in the least stressful way possible. Luckily for him, the Cal women’s basketball team did not cause him any additional grief, as they took care of
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Cal falls to Rutgers in season opener

If only the Cal women’s basketball team could have ended Sunday’s matinee against No. 16 Rutgers at the half, the Bears would have emerged with an upset win to start the season. After 20 minutes at the Luis Brown Athletic Center in Brunswick, NJ. the Scarlet Knights had taken more
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New-look Cal opens season on the road

Guard Layshia Clarendon usually doesn’t like to travel, but she will make an exception this year. It’s not that Clarendon misses the airline food or the long airport lines. She is just fired about traveling with the Cal women’s basketball team and building camraderie that was lacking in the previous
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Cal crushes Vanguard in exhibiton

The first time Lindsay Gottlieb saw collegiate action in Haas Pavilion this year, she was watching a Cal volleyball match. When the announcer called the Bears’ lineup, the new Cal women’s basketball coach suddenly realized that this same scenario would unfold in front of her own team soon. “I got
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New kids on the block

Extras from Cal's exhibition win over Vanguard

Cal women’s basketball team under new coach Lindsay Gottlieb won its exhibition game against Vanguard, 99-58, at Haas Pavilion on Thursday night.

Sports In Brief

Robert Thurman headlines Cal hoops’ European Tour Robert Thurman tallied three points all of last season. Don’t tell Europe that. The Cal men’s basketball power forward poured in 38 points in the final two games of the Bears’ European Tour. Cal defeated the Danish National Team, 81-73, on Saturday at
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