Cal Trips Georgia, 65-62, in Overtime to Clinch Trip to New Orleans
Gennifer Brandon has 17 points and 16 rebounds and No. 5 California scored the first 11 points on its way to a 78-59 win over USC in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Conference tournament on Friday.
Cal Women's Basketball
Cal vs Fresno St.
No. 6 California vs. Washington - AP Photos
No. 7 Cal won 55-50
Cal vs. Notre Dame (NCAA Second Round)
Cal Career: As a SOPHOMORE in 2011-12, played in 33 games with 14 starts, averaging 15.8 minutes per game...opened the season with a 14-point performance at Rutgers...she earned the first start of her career against Sac State...scored 11 points with seven rebounds (tying a career high) at Saint Mary's...sprained her right ankle in the first half of the Oregon State game after going 2-for-2 from the field and 2-for-2 from the free throw line to score six points in the first seven minutes of that contest...missed the Oregon game with the ankle injury...was available for the Colorado game, but did not play, returning to the court during the game at Utah...went 4-for-4 from three-point range in the Bears win at Oregon State...continued her hot-shooting with a 4-for-5 performance against Utah (1-for-1 from three-point range)...ended the season scoring in each of her last six games including scoring seven points in the Pac-12 Tournament game against Colorado and five points in the NCAA Tournament opener against Iowa.
As a FRESHMAN in 2010-11, Started the season going 7-for-8 from the free throw line...scored nine points in each of her first two games...had a career-high 7 rebounds against Yale...scored a career-high 17 points with 7 rebounds and 5 steals in the Vegas Holiday Classic tournament against UT Arlington...named to the Vegas Holiday Classic All-Tournament team...scored 9 points in the road victory at Arizona...put up 8 points in 13 minutes at home against Washington...scored 9 points in the first round Pac-10 tournament game against Washington...followed that with eight points in the quarterfinal win over Arizona State...scored 17 points in the semifinals against UCLA...scored 34 total points in the Pac-10 Tournament, the seventh-highest point total in the Tourney, averaging 11.3 ppg...continued her hot streak into the WNIT, scoring 15 points in the first round game at Cal Poly, going 6-for-8 from the field.
High School: 2010 McDonald's All-American...2010 WBCA All-American...2010 Parade Magazine Second Team All-American...participated in the 2010 USA Basketball Women's U-18 National Team trials...four-time All-State honoree...enjoyed a successful club team career for NorCal Elite...was a member of the St. Mary's High School honor roll for three years (sophomore through senior years).
Personal Born Feb. 23, 1992 in Stockton, Calif...parents are Mary and Peter Jemerigbe...enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends...wants to pursue a career in kinesiology...undeclared major.