California evens its series with Colorado at 5-5. The Golden Bears have won the last five, with all five games coming since Colorado joined the Pac-12.
Colorado dropped to 1-3 against ranked teams this season and 3-8 under coach Linda Lappe. CU dropped to 62-145 all-time against ranked opponents
Colorado has allowed just four teams to score in the 60's all season and has held a school-record nine straight opponents under the 60-point mark (Dec.22-current). That run eclipses the eight consecutive opponents held under 60 points set during the 1996-97 season (Feb.23-March 16). Colorado has not allowed an opponent to reach 70 through 18 games, a program best.
Colorado had held its opponents to 24.6 percent shooting (49-of-199) over a 140 minute span (3 ½ games) from the Utah game in Salt Lake City on Jan. 13 through the first half of tonight's game. Cal rebounded to shoot 47 percent (14-of-30) in the second half.
Colorado drops to 4-1 on the road this season and is 13-8 in its last 21 true road contests.
Colorado had seven 3-pointers, a season high during Pac-12 games. The Buffaloes passed their previous conference high of four with five alone in the first half.
Brittany Wilson (11 points 3-of-6 3FG) led Colorado in scoring for the fourth time this season. She broke her tie with teammate Meagan Malcolm-Peck for 11th in career 3-pointers, now with 90. Her 3-pointers tied a season high.
Lexy Kresl (5 points, 7 rebounds) Has made a 3-pointer in 43 of 53 career games and moved into sole possession of 13th on CU's all-time list with 85. Her seven rebounds tied a season-high, matching her output against Arizona on Jan. 20.