McDonald scores 30 again; Cats beat #24 Cal 60-55

UA hit all their defensive goals in hitting the Golden Bears in the mouth

WOMEN: Wildcats 60, #24 California 55

TUCSON, AZ - Aari McDonald scored 30 points for the third-consecutive game and helped the Arizona Wildcats win their second game of the season over a ranked team by taking down No. 24 California on Friday night in McKale Center.

McDonald finished the game with 36 points, five rebounds and four steals on 11-17 shooting while knocking down a career-high five three-pointers.

Cate Reese got back to her old ways as she scored 10 points and brought down nine rebounds while blocking two shots.

As a team, Arizona forced California (10-4, 1-2 Pac-12) into 18 turnovers.

It was another fabulous defensive effort from the Wildcats as Cal shot 39% from the field and scored a season-low 55 points.

The Wildcats (13-2, 3-1 Pac-12) will wrap up the weekend on Sunday, Jan. 13 against Stanford at noon MST.

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