TIPOFF: Cal (15-6, 6-3 Pac-12) at Arizona (13-8, 2-7) , Thursday, 6 p.m. TV: None.
GAME THEME: The Golden Bears try to stay in a tie for second place with Arizona State, whom they visit on Saturday. Cal is coming off a 74-71 overtime loss at Stanford, its first loss after six straight wins. The last-place Wildcats have dropped four in a row, six of seven.
NOTES: Cal has four losses this season to top-25 teams by a combined nine points . . . Freshman PG Brittany Boyd, coming off 19 points vs. Stanford, has 28 points, 16 rebounds, 11 assists and seven steals past two games . . . Layshia Clarendon has averaged 15.2 ppg over her past four road games . . . Despite being outrebounded 51-47 at Stanford, Cal stil No. 2 nationally in rebound margin at plus-15.1 . . . Arizona is first in Pac-12 in 3-point accuracy at .351, Cal 11th at .283 . . . Bears also last in conference in FT pct at .613.
NEXT TIME: Cal at Arizona State, Saturday, Feb. 4, 1 p.m.