Washington State, Wake Forest and South Carolina guard Destanni Henderson are among the teams and players turning heads this season.
- Pac-12 gives hoops go-ahead for Nov. 25 start
- Duke's Lawson lands Cal transfer Anastasieska
- Cal hires ex-assistant Charmin Smith as coach
- Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb to staff
The Pac-12 announced Thursday that the conference's men's and women's basketball teams could begin their seasons on Nov. 25, the same day as the rest of the country.
Sara Anastasieska, who averaged 7.8 points and 1.8 assists and had 27 3-pointers as a starter for Cal last season, will play next season for Duke as a grad transfer.
Cate Reese scored a career-high 30 points on 13-of-15 shooting and No. 13 Arizona, the fourth seed, defeated 12th-seeded California 86-73 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament on Friday.
Freshman Cailyn Crocker scored all 20 of her points in the second half, including two clinching free throws with 1.6 seconds left, and 12th-seeded California rallied to shock fifth-seeded and 24th-ranked Arizona State in the opening game of the Pac-12...
Jaelyn Brown's putback with 13.7 seconds remaining lifted last-place California to a 55-54 win over No. 13 Arizona on Sunday in a regular-season finale.
Jamie Ruden scored 18 points and Eboni Walker had 11 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 24 Arizona State beat California 77-54 on Friday night.
Mikayla Pivec scored 24 points on 10-of-17 shooting and No. 15 Oregon State beat California 76-63 on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak -- its longest skid since February of 2013.
Sabrina Ionescu recorded her NCAA-best 25th career triple-double with 17 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds as fan and two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry sat courtside to support her, leading No. 3 Oregon to its 13th straight win with a 93-61 victory over...
Michaela Onyenwere hit a go-ahead jumper in the paint with 25.7 seconds left and scored seven of her 22 points in overtime, and No. 10 UCLA held off California for a hard-fought 74-70 win Sunday to complete an impressive Bay Area sweep.
Satou Sabally scored 31 points and the other four Oregon starters also scored in double figures as the No. 8 Ducks rolled to a 105-52 rout of California on Sunday.
Destiny Slocum had 15 points and 11 assists and No. 8 Oregon State rebounded from its first loss of the season with an 81-44 victory over California on Friday night.
Kiana Williams had 21 points, six rebounds and five assists, and No. 5 Stanford made it a weekend sweep of California with a 79-65 victory Sunday night in the second meeting over three days between the Bay Area rivals.
Hall of Famer Tara VanDerveer became the first women's basketball coach with 500 regular-season wins in a single conference, and her No. 5 Stanford team beat California 73-40 on Friday night in the first of two weekend meetings between the Bay Area...
Rhyne Howard scored 19 of her 29 points in the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead jumper with 2 seconds left, to help No. 14 Kentucky hold off California for a 63-61 win on Saturday.
The Pac-12 continues to dominate our weekly honor. The senior joined an elite club, becoming just the fourth Bear with a 30-point, 12-rebound game.
Jaelyn Brown had career highs of 30 points and 12 rebounds and Cailyn Crocker made two free throws with 2.5 seconds left to give California an 84-80 upset over No. 20 Arkansas on Sunday.
Not only is Oregon No. 1 in the poll, but the Ducks also have the top recruiting class, thanks to five top-33 prospects
Christyn Williams scored 24 points and No. 5 UConn opened its season Sunday with a closer-than-expected 72-61 win over California.
Joanne Boyle retired from coaching to focus on adopting her Senegalese daughter. After seven years of red tape, the adoption is official.