Post-Game Notes: Colorado
Jan. 6, 2013
Continues the best start in program history at 12-1 with the victory.
With wins over Utah (55-50) and No. 20/25 Colorado (53-49), California has swept its Pac-12 opening weekend for the first time since the 2008-09 season.
California started the starting lineup of Clarendon (G), Boyd (G), Jemerigbe (G), Brandon (F) and Caldwell (F) for the 13th consecutive game
Sunday's game marked the first time this season that the Bears and the opponent entered halftime tied with the Bears and Buffs tied 24-24 at the break, In the first 12 games of the season, California has led at the half of in 11 of them and won all 11 of those games.
Although Colorado leads the all-time series 5-4, California has now won four consecutive against the Buffaloes. All four victories have come in the last two seasons.
California has now matched its longest winning-streak of the season at six games.
The Bears improve to 5-1 on the year in road games.
The Bears move to 2-1 this season against teams ranked in the AP Top 25 - California defeated then-No. 19 Kansas (88-79) and fell at then-No. 4 Duke (77-63).
The Bears improve to 3-0 in televised games this season (Old Dominion, Utah, Colorado).
Three Bears hit double digits Sunday - Boyd, Gray and Jemerigbe.
INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES
Dished out five or more assists for the fifth time this season and 21st time in her career. Boyd finished with (6) assists in the game.
Pulled down a season high (8) rebounds.
Matched her career high with (3) steals
Registered a steal for the second consecutive game.
Matched her season high with (2) steals.
Hit double-digits scoring for the second consecutive game.
Scored seven points to go with three rebounds, her top offensive output since scoring 10 points against Georgetown.
California's starting post players - Talia Caldwell and Gennifer Brandon - were both held scoreless in the opening 20 minutes, as was guard Layshia Clarendon. The trio combined to score just nine points total in the game.