No. 15 Seed Fresno State vs. No. 2 Seed California - In-Game Notes

    March 23, 2013

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    Pregame
    • Fresno State used its same starting 5 of Bree Farley, Alex Sheedy, Ki-Ki Moore, Rosie Moult and Taylor Thompson for the 13th-consecutive game and 22nd time overall this year.

    1st Half
    • Fresno State's first three field goals were all 3-pointers - two from Rosie Moult and one from Alex Sheedy. • The Bulldogs forced Cal to open the game going 3-of-17 on field goals with two turnovers in the first eight minutes to open game with a 13-9 lead. • Ki-Ki Moore scored seven of Fresno State's nine points from the 15:01 mark until the 7:40 mark of half. She had three steals in first 12 and a half minutes. • Taylor Thompson's 3-pointer at 6:43 capped off a 12-2 Bulldog and gave them a 25-21 lead. • Bulldogs hit five-straight 3-pointers from 6:43 mark until 1:16 mark of half. • Ki-Ki Moore had 16 first-half points on 7-of-13 shooting with three steals and two assists. • Fresno State was 8-of-16 from 3-point range in first half. Six of the seven Bulldogs that played hit a three. The eight 3-pointers were the second most Fresno State has hit in an opening half this year (they hit nine at Portland on Dec. 14 and vs. UNLV on March 9). • Cal, after opening game 3-of-17 on field goals, made 18 of its last 20 shots over the final 12 minutes of the game. The Bears scored 34 of their 48 points in the paint.

    2nd Half
    • Bulldogs opened second half 2-of-12 shooting in the first seven minutes. • Ki-Ki Moore's 3-pointer at 11:20 gave her 21 points for the game and 1,502 for her career. She now has scored 20 or more points in three-straight games and 23 times total in her career (12 this season).

    Final
    • Fresno State falls to 0-6 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. This was its sixth-straight appearance in the Big Dance. • Ki-Ki Moore scored a career-high 33 points, the most ever given up by Cal in a NCAA Tournament game. • Fresno State's 12 3-pointers made in the game were the most that Cal has ever given up in a NCAA Tournament game.

     

     

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