BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Joy Hollingsworth scored 23 points to
lead Arizona to a 3-pointer-fueled second-half comeback and an
80-76 upset win over California at Haas Pavilion Sunday.
Hollingsworth led a parade of five Arizona double-figure
Jessica Arnold had three 3-pointers and 13 points, as the
Wildcats (7-12, 3-6) , ninth in the Pac-10 in long-range shooting
coming into the game, made 10 of 20 from beyond the arc to erase an
11-point second-half deficit.
Ashley Whisonant scored 15 points and had seven assists.
Devanei Hampton led Cal (13-6, 5-4) with 21 points, and Ashley
Walker and Alexis Gray-Lawson each added 16, but the Bears were
doomed by horrendous free-throw and 3-point shooting. At one point,
they had missed 13 of 16 attempts from the line, and finished with
10 of 29.
From long distance, the Bears were just two of 14, a surprising
effort from the third-leading 3-point shooting team in the
conference before the game.
Cal also dominated the boards, as Walker had 15 of the teams 57
rebounds, and recorded her sixth straight double-double.
But even though Arizona could manage just 35 rebounds, the
Wildcats made enough threes -- and the Bears missed enough free
throws -- to record their 20th win in their last 21 games with Cal.
The loss also snapped a nine-game home winning streak for the