Alexis Gray-Lawson scored 15 points, freshman DeNesha Stallworth added 14 points and California (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 20 AP) defeated Colorado State 78-44 on Saturday in the Colliers International Classic.
Jantel Lavender broke out of a shooting lump to score 11 points during a big second-half surge, and No. 3 Ohio State beat California (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) on Sunday 83-71 in the finals of the Buckeye Classic.
DeNesha Stallworth scored 13 points and three teammates also hit double figures to lead California (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 22 AP) past Southern U. 78-47 in Saturday's opening game of the Buckeye Classic.
Nyeshia Stevenson hit back-to-back 3-pointers and gave Oklahoma (No. 6 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) and the Sooners deficit to shock California (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) 86-75 on Saturday night in the Basketball By The Bay Classic.
Ashley Walker scored six of her 17 points during a 12-0 run to start the second half and California (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) beat San Jose State 76-40 in the Basketball By The Bay Classic on Friday night.