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Post-Game Notes: USC
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  02/17/2013

Feb. 17, 2013

Final Stats

#6 California (72) at USC (64) - Post Game Notes

TEAM NOTES •California posts its 11th consecutive victory, the longest winning streak of the season for the Bears and the current longest winning streak in the Pac-12.

•With their 11-game winning streak in conference play, the Bears have matched the program-best Pac-12 winning streak set in the 2008-09 season. The program-record for overall winning streak is 12 consecutive (also set in 2008-09).

•California remains atop the Pac-12 standings at 13-1 in the conference.

•California has guaranteed itself a first-round bye at the Pac-12 Tournament with its victory. The Bears (13-1) hold a four-game lead over current fifth-place team Colorado (9-5) with only four games remaining and tiebreakers over the Buffs.

•California moves to (7-0) in road Pac-12 games this season.

•USC leads the all-time series 36-25, but California has won the last two meetings between the two teams.

•The Bears sweep the season series with USC for the first time since the 2007-08 season.

•California's first win at USC since a 66-64 victory on February 27, 2009.

•California's first Los Angeles sweep (4-0 against USC and UCLA) since the 2007-08 season.

•California has now led at the half in 22 of 25 games this season with its (38-29) lead over USC, and the Bears are (21-1) in those games - the lone loss coming to Stanford at Haas. The Bears did not lead against Duke (trailed, lost) or Colorado (1st Meeting - tied, won; 2nd Meeting - trailed, won).

•The Bears matched a season-best with (6) 3-pointers in the game, going (6-of-17) from beyond the arc.

Layshia Clarendon

•Scored a game-high (22) points to move to No. 6 on the California all-time scoring list with (1,616) career points, passing Teresa Palmisano (1,610 points, 1988-91).

Reshanda Gray
•Finished close to a double-double with (9) points and (9) rebounds.

Afure Jemerigbe
•Scored 10 points in the opening 10 minutes of the game before finishing with (11).

Eliza Pierre
•Matched her Pac-12 season high in points with (7), just three shy of her overall season high of (10) points set against Georgetown.

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