April 1, 2013
TEAM NOTES California advances to the NCAA Final Four for the first time in program history.
California becomes just the third Pac-12 team to reach an NCAA Women's Final Four - joining the ranks of Stanford and USC.
California improves it's all-time NCAA Tournament record to 9-8.
Lindsay Gottlieb improved upon her program record for NCAA Tournament victories with 5, surpassing Joanne Boyle's three NCAA wins a Cal. Gottlieb is 5-1 in NCAA Tournament games, the best winning NCAA winning percentage of Cal coaches.
California improves upon the first 30-win season in program history with a 32-3 record.
Head Coach Joanne Boyle who won 54 games from 2007-09 with identical 27-7 records those two seasons.
California is now 1-3 against Georgia in the first meeting since the two teams met in the 2002-03 season.
California did not lead at the half for just the seventh time this season with Georgia taking a (26-21) lead at the break Monday night. The Bears also did not lead against Duke (trailed, lost), Oregon State at home (trailed, won), in either game against Colorado (1st Meeting - tied, won; 2nd Meeting - trailed, won), against UCLA in the Pac-12 semis (trailed, lost) or against LSU Saturday night (tied, won).
California's 21 first half points marked the third-lowest scoring output in a half this season. The Bears scored 14 first half points against UCLA in the Pac-12 semifinal and 20 points in the first half at Duke.
Down 49-39 with 6:46 to go, California went on a 13-1 run over the next 4:26 to reclaim the lead.
California's second overtime game of the 2013 NCAA Tournament - the last being an 82-78 win over USF in Lubbock, Texas in the second round.
The Bears are 2-0 all-time in NCAA Tournament games that go to overtime.
California's third overtime game of the season, and Cal has gone 3-0 in all three games: 71-63 vs USC, 82-78 vs USF, 65-62 vs Georgia.
The announced attendance of 5863 was the largest crowd of the season to watch California play.
INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES
Had another overall solid night with () points, () rebounds and () assists.
With her (6) rebounds, is now at (381) for the season to improve upon her own California single-season mark.
With her (8) rebounds, is now at (998) rebounds in her career, making her (2) rebounds shy of becoming the third Golden Bear to hit the 1,000-point, 1,000-rebound mark.
Scored (10) points to move to (1,129) in her career, just (7) shy of passing Leigh Gregory for No. 15 on the California all-time scoring list.
With her (25) points, is now at (1793) career points - keeping her fourth on the California all-time scoring list.
Finished with (14) points, one shy of her season high and a personal NCAA Tournament best.
Matched her career best with 8 rebounds.