Pac-12 Weekly Matchups Announced
SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 Conference announced Cal's 22-game weekly matchups on Monday morning, with the Golden Bears opening conference-play on Dec. 4.
Cal's first homestand of the season will take place against Washington and Washington State between Dec. 4 and 7, followed by another home matchup against cross-bay rival Stanford between Dec. 10-14. The Bears' opening road trip will begin the following week at UCLA and USC between the 18th and the 21st.
Conference play in 2020-21 will transition from 18 games to a 22-game, double-round robin schedule in an effort to maintain the most control over scheduling and environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The season is slated to span 12 weeks from Dec. 4, 2020 to Mar. 1, 2021 with the 2021 Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament scheduled for Mar. 4-7 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Cal's Pac-12 Weekly Matchups:
Dec. 4-7: vs. Washington/Washington State
Dec. 10-14: vs. Stanford (2)
Dec. 18-21: at UCLA (9)/USC
Jan. 1-3: at ASU/Arizona (7)
Jan. 8-10: vs. Oregon State (18)/Oregon (10)
Jan. 15-17: at Colorado/Utah
Jan. 22-24: vs. USC/UCLA (9)
Jan. 29-31: at Washington State/Washington
Feb. 5-7: vs. Utah/Colorado
Feb. 12-15: at Oregon (10)/Oregon State (18)
Feb. 19-22: vs. Arizona (7)/Arizona State
Feb. 26-28: at Stanford (2)
Mar. 4-7: Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament
() – denotes Associated Press preseason top 25
Specific dates, game times and broadcast selections for all contests will be announced at a later date.
Per the Pac-12, all basketball competitions will be conducted in accordance with the Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee health and safety recommendations and guidelines, as previously announced on September 24 when the Pac-12 CEO Group voted to resume football, basketball and other winter sports. No fans will be permitted at any sporting competition taking place on Pac-12 campuses, per conference health guidelines. The decision to not allow fans at competitions will be revisited based upon health and safety considerations in January 2021.
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