Layshia Clarendon scored a season-high 28 points, one of five California players in double figures, and the eighth-ranked Golden Bears beat No. 19 Kansas 88-79 on Friday night.
Gennifer Brandon added 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Bears (9-1), who matched the best start in school history. Talia Caldwell made all five of her shots and had 12 points. Reshanda Gray added 13 and Afure Jemerigbe scored 10.
Angel Goodrich had 18 points to lead the Jayhawks (9-2), who were playing their third road game. Carolyn Davis added 16 points, Natalie Knight had 13 and Chelsea Gardner 12.
Brittany Boyd sank a layup in the final seconds of the first half, giving Cal a 42-35 lead at the break. It was the most points allowed by Kansas in a half this season.