Women's College Basketball

 
                      === No. 6 Cal holds off Arizona ===
 
 Berkeley,  CA  (Sports Network)  - Gennifer Brandon  recorded her 13th double-
 double  of the season with 22 points and 14 rebounds as sixth-ranked Cal edged
 Arizona, 91-86 on Sunday.
 
 Talia  Caldwell  also registered a  double-double with a career-high 20 points
 and 12 boards and Layshia Clarendon contributed 20 points for the Golden Bears
 (21-2, 11-1 Pac-12), who extended their winning streak to nine games.
 
 Davellyn  Whyte  had a season-high 26  points, to go along with seven rebounds
 and eight assists for the Wildcats (11-12, 3-9), who have lost seven straight.
 Kama Griffitts poured in 21 points and nailed five 3-pointers in the defeat.
 
 Whyte's  free throws 4  1/2 minutes into the contest gave the Wildcats a 15-12
 edge  before Cal  surged back  with  a 17-4  run. Brandon's  lay-in with  just
 under 10 minutes to play in the half capped off the flurry and made it 29-19.
 
 The  first half action  didn't slow down, as both teams kept up  the intensity
 on  offense. Each squad shot over 50 percent, while Cal held a 46-37 advantage
 at the break.
 
 As  the lead  stayed around 10 points  early in the second half, Erica Barnes'
 free throws brought the visitors within 53-49. The Bears scored the next eight
 points, however, as Afure Jemerigbe's triple increased the margin to 61-49.
 
 Cal  continued to keep its advantage until Griffitts 3-pointer with 27 seconds
 remaining  made  it 90-86. The Bears  only made 1-of-4 from the charity stripe
 over the final 18 seconds, but Arizona couldn't capitalize.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 02/10 17:56:55 ET

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