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Cal Hosts Oregon On Friday

Cal Hosts Oregon On Friday



Tipoff Is At 7PM

BERKELEY – The California women’s basketball team (10-9, 1-7) continues its homestand against Oregon on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm and the game can be viewed on the Pac-12 Network Oregon.
 
This game will serve as our annual Play4Kay game as the team will be wearing its special pink uniforms and fundraising for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in honor of Olympic gold medal-winning and Naismith Hall of Fame coach, Kay Yow, who was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987 and passed away on January 24, 2009. Since its inception in 2007, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund has awarded $7.88 million to support scientific research and projects that serve the underserved in the fight against all cancers affecting women.

This game marks the 79th all-time meeting between the two programs with the Ducks holding a 45-33 series record and winners of seven straight. The Bears’ last win came in a 55-49 victory in Eugene on Feb. 24, 2017.

 

Oregon is led by ninth-year head coach Kelly Graves and is coming off a 20-12 season and a berth to the NCAA Tournament. The Ducks are led by Endyia Rogers and the Pac-12’s leading rebounder, Phillipina Kyei, and freshman scorer, Grace VanSlooten.

 

GAME INFORMATION

QUICK HITS

  • In the 87-62 loss to No. 8 Utah:

    • Cal was led by Jayda Curry, who had 15 points and a game and career-high eight assists. The eight assists are tied for the second highest single-game total in Pac-12 play.
    • Leilani McIntosh joined Curry in double-figure scoring with 10 points and has now reached double-figures in eight of her last nine games.
    • McIntosh and Mia Mastrov hit two 3-pointers each. McIntosh has hit at least two 3-pointers in nine games this season.
    • Utah came into the game averaging 9.4 steals per game, but was only able to come away with one steal, its lowest single-game total for the season. This was the second time Cal gave up only one steal in a game this season.

  • Against Top 10 opponents:

    • Against then No. 9 Notre Dame on Nov. 12, Cal scored the most 3-pointers (9) and points (79), had the most assists (17) and steals (12 – only opponent to register double-digit steals) against Notre Dame among any of its opponents this season. Opponents include No. 5 UConn, No. 9 Virginia Tech and No. 13 Maryland.
    • In the first meeting at No. 2 Stanford on Dec. 23, Cal shot 43.9 percent from deep, the highest percentage allowed by…

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