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Post-Game Notes: Colorado
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  01/06/2013

Jan. 6, 2013

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• 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.

Brittany Boyd

• 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.

Gennifer Brandon
• Matched her career high with (3) steals

Talia Caldwell
• Registered a steal for the second consecutive game.

Afure Jemerigbe
• Matched her season high with (2) steals.
• Hit double-digits scoring for the second consecutive game.

Eliza Pierre
• 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.

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