California (21-10) will play Virginia (18-13) this Friday, March 16th. California (CA) is the favorite at -3. The total number of points scored for the over/under is listed at 124.5. The moneyline between these two teams is California (CA): -160, Virginia: 135. The game is set to tip-off at 5:00pm ET and the game will be playing live on ESPN2, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial).
Last Game's Starting Lineups
These were the starting lineups from each team's last game.
|Kianna Smith (G)||Aliyah Huland El (G)|
|Asha Thomas (G)||Brianna Tinsley (G)|
|Mikayla Cowling (F)||Dominique Toussaint (G)|
|Penina Davidson (F)||Jocelyn Willoughby (G)|
|Kristine Anigwe (C)||Felicia Aiyeotan (C)|
California Game Summary
California (CA) lost their last game against UCLA on Friday, March 2nd, 77-74. UCLA's Jordin Canada scored a team-high 27 points in the win, hitting 8 of 21 shots from the field for a 38.1% field goal percentage. In 36 minutes, she collected 27 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals with 1 turnover. Mikayla Cowling led California (CA)'s team in scoring with 16 points, while shooting 50% from the field (making 6 of 12 attempts). In 40 minutes, Cowling added 16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 threes with 2 turnovers.
Virginia Game Summary
Virginia lost their last game against Notre Dame on Friday, March 2nd, 83-47. Notre Dame's Marina Mabrey scored a team-high 24 points in the win, hitting 8 of 13 shots from the field for a 61.5% field goal percentage. In 30 minutes, she collected 24 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals and 5 threes with 1 turnover. Aliyah Huland El led Virginia's team in scoring with 13 points, while shooting 33.3% from the field (making 3 of 9 attempts). In 30 minutes, Huland El added 13 points, 4 rebounds and 3 threes with 2 turnovers.
10-7 games are some of the most fun games in the NCAA Tournament, and it's always a prime matchup for an upset. I'll take it here and pick Virginia through to the next round.