2009–10 California Golden Bears women's basketball team

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2009-10 California Golden Bears women's basketball
California Golden Bears logo.svg
National Invitation Tournament champions
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
2009-10 record 22-13 (11-7 Pac-10)
Head coach Joanne Boyle
Assistant coach Charmin Smith
Assistant coach Jennifer Hoover
Assistant coach Kevin Morrison
Home arena Haas Pavilion
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2010-11 →
2009–10 Pacific-10 Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 †-Stanford 18 0   1.000     36 2   .947
#23 UCLA 15 3   .833     25 9   .735
USC 12 6   .667     19 12   .613
California 11 7   .611     24 13   .649
Arizona State 9 9   .500     18 14   .563
Oregon 7 11   .389     18 16   .529
Washington 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Arizona 6 12   .333     14 17   .452
Washington State 3 15   .167     8 22   .267
Oregon State 2 16   .111     11 20   .355
2010 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of April 6, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 California Golden Bears women's basketball team will represent University of California, Berkeley in the 2009–10 NCAA Division I basketball season. The Golden Bears will be coached by Joanne Boyle. The Golden Bears are a member of the Pacific-10 Conference and won the WNIT championship, their first WNIT title.


  • April 2:USA Basketball announced that its Board of Directors has approved USA Basketball committees for 2009-2012. Joanne Boyle has been appointed among its members. The committee is responsible for selecting coaches and athletes for USA Basketball college-aged competitions including the U19 FIBA World Championships.Other members include NCAA chiarwoman Sue Donohoe (Vice President for Division I Women's Basketball), Coquese Washington from Penn State University and Connie Yori from the University of Nebraska, along with Beth Cunningham from Virginia Commonwealth University.[1]
  • May 18: USA Basketball announced 14 finalists for the 2009 USA Women's World University Games Team and 14 finalists for the Under-19 teams. California Golden Bears guard Alexis Gray-Lawson and incoming freshman Layshia Calrendon were among the finalists. Gray-Lawson is trying to earn a spot on the World University Games team while Clarendon is aiming trying for the Under-19 team.[2]
  • July 30: The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), on behalf of the Wade Coalition, announced the 2009-2010 preseason "Wade Watch" list for The State Farm Wade Trophy Division I Player of the Year. Golden Bear senior guard Alexis Gray-Lawson has been named to the 2009-10 preseason "Wade Watch" list,[3] which is made up of top NCAA Division I student-athletes who best embody the spirit of Lily Margaret Wade. This is based on the following criteria: game and season statistics, leadership, character, effect on their team and overall playing ability.
  • August 21: The 2009-10 preseason candidates list for the Women’s Wooden Award was released, naming 31 student athletes. Alexis Gray-Lawson from California was one of the candidates.[4]

Regular season[edit]


Number Name Height Position Class


Date Location Opponent Golden Bears Points Opp. Points Record

Player stats[edit]

Player Games Played Minutes Field Goals Three Pointers Free Throws Rebounds Assists Blocks Steals Points


WNIT Tournament[edit]

  • Wednesday, March 17 – California def. UC Davis 74-69 (OT), Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, Calif. (First Round)
  • Tuesday, March 23 – California 64, Utah 54, Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, Calif. (Second Round)
  • Thursday, March 25 – California 71, Oregon 57, Eugene, Oregon (Regional)
  • Saturday, March 27 – California 76, BYU, 50, Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, Calif. (Quarterfinals)
  • Thursday, April 1 – California 61, Illinois State 45, Normal, Ill. (WNIT Semifinals)
  • Saturday, April 3 – California 73, Miami 61, Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, Calif. (WNIT Championship)

Pac-10 Basketball Tournament[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the WNBA[edit]

Round Pick Player WNBA Club
3rd 30th overall Alexis Gray-Lawson Washington Mystics

See also[edit]


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