February 24, 2007

Tournament tuneups for Cal and Stanford

By: Michelle Smith, San Francisco Chronicle

At last, both the Stanford and Cal women's basketball teams can take a moment to relax.

The No. 8 Cardinal nailed down a share of their seventh straight Pac-10 title and the top seed in next week's Pac-10 tournament with Thursday night's hard-fought 65-54 win over UCLA.

Cal went the hard-fought route as well with an 86-79 overtime victory over USC that clinched the No. 3 seed in the conference tournament and the program's gaudiest win total in 20 years. It was win No. 21 for the Bears, the highest victory tally since the 1986-87 season. (More ...)

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