Jan. 25, 2013
California keeps ahold of its share of the Pac-12 lead at 6-1 in the conference. The Bears and Stanford both won Friday night to improve to 6-1 in Pac-12 play.
The all-time series is now even at 5-5 with Cal having won the past five meetings in the series.
California trailed at halftime (32-24) for just the second time this season, the other being when the Bears trailed No. 4 Duke (34-20). Cal is now 1-1 in those games with Friday's come-back victory. The Bears lost the other instance at Duke, 77-63.
The Bears won their fifth game against a ranked opponent his season, a school record. Cal is 5-2 this season against ranked opponents with five of those coming in the last six games for the Bears - a brutal stretch over the course of 19 days.
California trailed by 16 points (32-16) with 4:08 remaining in the first half before outscoring the Buffs 43-24 the rest of the way.
The Bears move to 7-1 in televised games this season (Old Dominion, Utah, Colorado, Stanford, Stanford, USC, UCLA) and 5-1 on the Pac-12 Networks.
California held Colorado to zero fast break points on the day.
Eight different Bears scored in Friday night's contest with three (Brandon, Boyd, Clarendon) hitting double figures.
INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES
With her (1) blocked shot, has recorded a block in four of Cal's last five games.
Had her fourth consecutive double-double, 10th this season and 25th of her career with (13) points and (11) rebounds.
Matched her season high with (1) blocked shot.
Jumped to No. 6 on the California all-time rebounding list with her 8-rebound performance. Caldwell passed Cynthia Cook (855) and now has 862 career boards.
Matched her season high with (2) steals.
Matched her season high with (2) three-pointers, both coming in the first half. Pierre scored at least 6 points for the third time this season and first time since scoring 7 at Colorado.
California started the starting lineup of Clarendon (G), Boyd (G), Jemerigbe (G), Brandon (F) and Caldwell (F) for the 18th consecutive game.