Arizona Women's Basketball

After Near-Upset of No. 7 Stanford, Arizona Focuses On Cal Sunday

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The Arizona Wildcats (17-9, 7-8 Pac-12), who are coming off a two-point loss to No. 7 Stanford on the road, will play their final Pac-12 road game Sunday afternoon against the California Golden Bears (15-11, 6-9 Pac-12) at Berkeley, Calif.

The game starts at 3 p.m., Tucson time, and will be live streamed on ArizonaWildcats.com. It can also be heard on the radio at 1400 AM.

It will be an important game for Arizona’s NCAA tournament aspirations. The Wildcats are rated No. 70 in the latest RPI while Cal is No. 38.

Aari McDonald is closing in on Adia Barnes’ single-season scoring record at Arizona (Arizona Athletics photo)

Arizona is going for their first season sweep of California since the 2003-04 season after dropping a close game, 56-54, against No. Stanford on Sunday.

Aari McDonald is only 13 points away from breaking Adia Barnes’ Arizona single-season scoring record.

Arizona Single-Season Scoring List

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Arizona, which is looking for their first win in Berkeley since 2006, has won 17 games for the first time since the 2010-11 season when the Cats won 21 games.

The Wildcats have also secured a regular season winning percentage above .500 for the first time since the 2010-11 season.

McDonald, the nation’s third-leading scorer, was named to the Ann Meyers Drysdale and Dawn Staley Award Watch Lists earlier this month. She has scored in double-figures in every game so far. The last player to score in double-figures in every game was Dee-Dee Wheeler back in the 2003-04 season.

Five of Arizona’s nine losses this season have come against teams currently ranked in the top 17 in the AP Poll.

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