MATCHUP: No. 24 California Bears (13-3, 1-3 Pac-12) at Colorado Buffaloes (11-4, 1-3)
GAME TIME: Friday, 7 p.m., Coors Events Center in Boulder
BROADCAST: TV — Online streak. Radio — KVCU 1190 AM
COACHES: Colorado — JR Payne, 1st season (11-4 at CU; 112-117 career). Cal — Lindsay Gottlieb, 6th season (131-54 at Cal; 187-93 career).
LEADERS: Colorado — Scoring: G Kennedy Leonard, So., 19.0 ppg; Rebounding: F Haley Smith, Sr., 5.7 rpg; Assists: Leonard, 5.7 apg. Cal - Scoring: C/F Kristine Anigwe, So., 23.3 ppg; Rebounding: Anigwe, 9.9 rpg; Assists: G/F Mikayla Cowling, Jr., 5.1 apg.
NOTABLE: Cal leads the all-time series 9-6 and had won nine in a row before CU's 78-57 victory in Boulder on Feb. 21. ... CU is 4-3 against the Bears in Boulder. ... After a 10-0 start, CU has lost four of its last five games. ... Cal has lost three in a row after a 13-0 start. ... This is the second of three consecutive games against ranked opponents for the Buffs. ... CU has hit just 16 of 68 shots (23.5 percent) from 3-point range in Pac-12 play. ... Haley Smith has averaged 14.8 points and 7.5 rebounds in Pac-12 games.