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Bears Head To LA For LMU Thanksgiving Classic

Bears Head To LA For LMU Thanksgiving Classic



Cal Will Play LMU And Montana

BERKELEY – The California women’s basketball team (3-1) hits the road to take on LMU (1-3) and Montana (2-2) at the LMU Thanksgiving Classic in Los Angeles, CA. 
 
Tipoff against LMU is set for 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25 and the game can be viewed on the WCC Network. The game against Montana will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26. 

The game against LMU is just the second all-time meeting between the two teams with the last occurrence taking place on Nov. 28, 2007 in a 75-54 home win for Cal and features a siblings matchup as Jayda Curry will play against younger sister Layla. The game against Montana will be the fifth in the series with the Grizzlies holding a 3-1 lead. 

 

GAME INFORMATION

  • LMU

    • Date & Time: Friday, Nov. 25 | 6 p.m. PT
    • Location: Los Angeles, CA. | Gersten Pavilion
    • Watch: WCC Network
    • Live Stats: StatBroadcast

  • Montana

    • Date & Time: Saturday, Nov. 26 | 3:30 p.m. PT
    • Location: Los Angeles, CA. | Gersten Pavilion

QUICK HITS

  • In the 69-66 win over Saint Mary’s:

    • Leilani McIntosh led the way offensively going for 18 points (5-of-7) to go along with two 3-pointers and five rebounds. She also hit two clutch free throws with just 3 seconds left to put the Bears up three and help seal the win.
    • Peanut Tuitele grabbed seven rebounds. Her most important board came with Cal up just one, off a missed Saint Mary’s free throw with 4 seconds left. Tuitele also scored the go-ahead bucket with 1:32 left.
    • Cal’s bench outscored Saint Mary’s 29-14. 

  • With the her 3-pointer against Saint Mary’s, Jayda Curry kept her streak of consecutive regular season games with at least one 3-pointer going at 26 games. Her streak is the longest among all active Pac-12 players is tied for the sixth longest streak of any Pac-12 player since the 1999-00 season.
  • In 27 games, Curry has 476 points for her career so far, just 24 points away from the 500-point milestone. If she gets there within the next two games, she will be the second fastest in program history to reach that mark behind Kristine Anigwe who got there in 25 career games. 
  • McIntosh is off to the hottest shooting start of her four-year career as a Bear. She is averaging a career-high 12.5 points having scored in double-figures in 3 out of 4 games and is coming off a week in which she shot an incredible 71.4 percent…

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