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Bears Host Cougars On Senior Day

Feb 25, 2022

BERKELEY – Cal women's basketball team wraps the regular season on Saturday when Washington State comes to Haas Pavilion. The Bears and Cougars are slated to tip-off at noon pacific. The game will be televised on Pac-12 Bay Area with Elise Woodward and Julie Rousseau calling the game courtside. The Bears will honor senior Sierra Richey in a special pre-game ceremony prior to tip-off.  
The Bears are 11-11 overall and are 2-9 in the Pac-12 following Thursday's 61-60 defeat at the hands of visiting Washington. Cal is led by freshman Jayda Curry who is 38th in the nation in scoring at 18.7 points per game. She is second in the nation among all freshmen and one of three players from the Pac-12 to rank in the top-100 in the nation in scoring.
Washington State (18-9, 10-6 Pac-12) saw its four-game winning streak snapped on Thursday when the Cougars narrowly fell to No. 2 Stanford 61-54 at Maples Pavilion. The Cougars are averaging 60.4 points per game and are led by sophomore Charlisse Leger-Walker who is averaging 16.1 points per contest.
Give Away
To the first 500 students on Saturday, Cal will be giving away free "Welcome to Bear Territory" t-shirts.
Ticketing Information
On Saturday evening, the men host Stanford. Anyone who has purchased a men's ticket is able to attend the women's game against Washington State for free, just show the purchased MBB ticket at the entrance.

Date/Time: Feb. 26, 2022 – Noon PT
Opponent: Washington State Cougars (18-9, 10-6 Pac-12)
Site: Haas Pavilion (Berkeley, CA)
TV:  Pac-12 Bay Area
Talent: Elise Woodward and Julie Rousseau
Live Stats:
Series Versus Washington State
Saturday marks the 75th time the Bears and Cougars have tangled. All-time, Cal is 48-26 against the Cougars but is currently riding a three-game losing streak against Washington State. At home, the Bears are 29-6 against the Cougars. Earlier this year, Cal fell to WSU 69-42 in Pullman, a game in which the Bears were missing three of their top-five scorers.
Last Time Out Versus Washington State
Missing three of its top-five scorers, including freshman Jayda Curry, the short-handed Bears struggled offensively on Dec. 31 Cal shot 28.8 percent on the evening and had just one player in double figures as they fell to host Washington State 69-42 at Beasley Coliseum.
The Bears were held to just 14 first-half points after going 5-for-23 from the field. Cal responded by shooting better in the second half, going 10-for-29 from the floor, including 3-for-4 from beyond the arc. But the second-half surge by the Bears could not overcome the 24-point halftime deficit.
Cailyn Crocker led the Bears in scoring, she finished with 11 points. WSU was led by Charlisse Leger-Walker who had a game-high 22.

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