Women's College Basketball

                 === Golden Bears hang on against Jayhawks ===
 Berkeley,  CA  (Sports Network) -  Layshia Clarendon  scored 28 points and the
 No.8  California  Golden Bears  held on  to defeat  the No.19 Kansas Jayhawks,
 88-79, on Friday.
 Gennifer Brandon notched a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds, while
 Reshanda Gray tallied 13 points and seven rebounds for California (9-1), which
 won its third straight since losing to Duke on Nov. 30.
 Angel  Goodrich scored  a team-high 21 points for the Jayhawks (9-2), who have
 dropped  two  of their  last four  games. Carolyn  Davis had  16 points in the
 Brittany  Boyd's layup at the end of the first half extended the Golden Bears'
 lead to 42-35 at halftime.
 Natalie Knight twice pulled the Jayhawks to within two in the second half, but
 Kansas never came any closer.
 Her  triple  just over two minutes  in made it 48-46.  She then sank a pair of
 free  throws at  the 13:06 mark to  make it 54-52, but the Golden Bears pulled
 away several minutes later.
 Davis  knocked  down two  free throws  to make  it a  four-point game with six
 minutes  left,  but the Golden Bears  then rallied off five straight points to
 build a nine-point cushion to seal the win.
 12/22 00:46:10 ET

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