Cal Women's Basketball Schedule Released for 2001-02

Aug. 20, 2001

BERKELEY - California women's basketball fans will be able to see the Golden Bears play 16 times at home during the 2001-02 regular season. This is an increase from Cal's 12 home games during coach Caren Horstmeyer's inaugural 2000-01 campaign.

To better accommodate its family-oriented fan base, Cal has gone away from 7:30 p.m. tip-offs to more afternoon contests and tip-offs no later than 7 p.m.

Cal plays seven of its 10 non-conference games at home at Haas Pavilion. The Bears host San Diego State, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m., in the season opener before travelling to Cal Poly, Nov. 20. Later in the month, Cal hosts in-state rivals San Jose State (Nov. 24) and Fresno State (Nov. 28).

The Bears will be home for six games the last month of the year starting with the Dec. 1-2 Oakland Tribune Classic, which features perennial national power Georgia, UNLV and Central Connecticut State. Two West Coast Conference teams then travel to Berkeley Dec. 5 (San Francisco) and Dec. 8 (St. Mary's).

Cal opens Pac-10 play at Arizona, Dec. 21, and at Arizona State, Dec. 23. The Bears wrap up 2001 with their Pac-10 home opening weekend Dec. 28 (USC) and Dec. 30 (UCLA).

The Bears finish their non-conference slate in grand fashion with a trip to the Bahamas to play in the Nassau Knockout, Jan. 4-5. The Caribbean excursion marks Cal's first in-season games outside the United States in the program's 28-year history.

This season also features the first-ever Pac-10 Women's Basketball Tournament, Mar. 1-4, at McArthur Court in Eugene, Ore.

Tickets for the 2001-02 season will go on sale in the fall. Fans can either click on the tickets icon at or call 800-GO BEARS.

2001-02 California Women's Basketball Schedule

Day	 Date	  Opponent	              Site	      Time	Sun.	 Nov. 4	  Bay Area Pro Am Exh.        Berkeley	      2:00 p.m.Mon.	 Nov. 12  KSC Szekszard (Hungary) Exh.Berkeley	      7:00 p.m.Sun.	 Nov. 18  San Diego State	      Berkeley	      2:00 p.m.Tues.	 Nov. 20  at Cal Poly	              San Luis Obispo 7:00 p.m.Sat.	 Nov. 24  San Jose State  	      Berkeley	      2:00 p.m.Wed.	 Nov. 28  Fresno State	              Berkeley	      6:00 p.m.Sat.-Sun.Dec. 1-2 Oakland Tribune Classic     BerkeleySat.	 Dec. 1	  UNLV vs. Georgia		              1:00 p.m.		  Cal vs. Central Connecticut State	      3:00 p.m.Sun.	 Dec. 2	  Consolation Game		              1:00 p.m.		  Championship Game		              3:00 p.m.Wed.	 Dec. 5	  San Francisco	              Berkeley	      7:00 p.m.Sat.	 Dec. 8	  St. Mary's	              Berkeley	      7:00 p.m.Fri.	 Dec. 21  at Arizona*	              Tucson, AZ      7:00 p.m.Sun.	 Dec. 23  at Arizona State*	      Tempe, AZ	      2:00 p.m.Fri.	 Dec. 28  USC*	                      Berkeley	      2:00 p.m.Sun.	 Dec. 30  UCLA*	                      Berkeley	      2:00 p.m.Fri.-Sat.Jan. 4-5 at Nassau Knockout	      Nassau, BahamasFri.	 Jan. 4	  Cal vs. Lipscomb		              6:00 p.m. ET		  IUPU-Fort Wayne vs. Bucknell		      8:00 p.m. ETSat.	 Jan. 5	  Consolation Game		              6:00 p.m. ET	          Championship Game		              8:00 p.m. ETThurs.	 Jan. 10  Oregon*	              Berkeley	      7:00 p.m.Sat.	 Jan. 12  Oregon State*	              Berkeley	      7:00 p.m.Thurs.	 Jan. 17  at Washington*	      Seattle, WA     7:00 p.m.Sat.	 Jan. 19  at Washington State*	      Pullman, WA     6:00 p.m.Thurs.	 Jan. 24  Arizona State*	      Berkeley	      7:00 p.m.Sat.	 Jan. 26  Arizona*	              Berkeley	      7:00 p.m.Wed.	 Jan. 30  at Stanford*	              Stanford	      7:00 p.m.Sat.	 Feb. 2	  Stanford*	              Berkeley	      2:00 p.m.Thurs.	 Feb. 7	  at Oregon State*	      Corvallis, OR   7:00 p.m.Sat.	 Feb. 9	  at Oregon*	              Eugene, OR      7:00 p.m.Thurs.	 Feb. 14  Washington State*	      Berkeley	      7:00 p.m.Sat.	 Feb. 16  Washington*	              Berkeley	      7:00 p.m.Fri.	 Feb. 22  at UCLA	              Los Angeles     7:00 p.m.Sun.	 Feb. 24  at USC	              Los Angeles     2:00 p.m.Fri.-Mon.Mar. 1-4 at Pac-10 Tournament        Eugene, OR      TBA

* Pac-10 game

Home games in Berkeley are played at Haas Pavilion (12,172) on campus.

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