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Colorado's Kennedy Leonard only needs three assists to pass Chucky Jeffrey and Mandy Nightingale for third on CU's career list.
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Colorado’s Kennedy Leonard only needs three assists to pass Chucky Jeffrey and Mandy Nightingale for third on CU’s career list.

MATCHUP: Colorado Buffaloes (12-11, 3-9 Pac-12) at California Golden Bears (15-8, 6-6)

GAME TIME: Friday, 8 p.m. MT, at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif.

BROADCAST: TV – Pac-12 Network. Radio – KHOW 630 AM

COACHES: Colorado – JR Payne, 2nd season (29-27 at CU; 130-140 career). California – Lindsay Gottlieb, 7th season (153-73 at Cal; 209-112 career).

LEADERS: Colorado – Scoring: G Kennedy Leonard, Jr., 15.0 ppg; Rebounding – F Annika Jank, Fr., 7.4 rpg; Assists – Leonard, Jr., 6.6 apg. California – Scoring: F Kristine Anigwe, Jr., 16.7 ppg; Rebounds: Anigwe, 8.9 rpg; Assists: G Kianna Smith, Fr., 4.7 apg.

NOTABLE: CU comes into this game looking to rebound from a 78-74 loss to Utah on Sunday in Boulder. … Cal is looking to end a three-game skid, all against ranked opponents. … Cal leads the all-time series 10-7, including 4-3 in Berkeley. CU has won two of the last three meetings, however, including 64-59 in Berkeley on Feb. 12, 2017. … Leonard needs three assists to pass Chucky Jeffrey and Mandy Nightingale for third on CU’s career list. She enters the game with 481 for her career. … Senior guard Brecca Thomas averaged 11.0 points off the bench for CU last weekend. … CU will once again play without Janea Bunn, a junior forward who was a regular starter until missing five of the last six games for personal reasons. Bunn will not play in either game on the Bay Area trip.

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