Women’s basketball: Bears win at Northwestern

The 8th-ranked Cal women’s basketball team improved to 8-1 with a 71-65 win at Northwestern on Monday morning. The Bears were led by sophomore guard Brittany Boyd, who had 18 points, four rebounds, five assists and five steals.

Cal returns to action Friday night at Haas Pavilion against No. 19 Kansas (9-1). Tipoff is 7 p.m.

Jeff Faraudo