RENO — Justine Hartman scored 16 points and Afure Jemerigbe added 15 with six rebounds as California put away Wake Forest 84-61 Friday night.
For the Golden Bears (4-2), six players scored in double figures as Brittany Boyd had 13 points with six assists, Reshanda Gray scored 12 points, and Courtney Range and Hind Ben Abdelkader each contributed 10.
Cal shot 55.6 percent from the field and overcame an early six-point deficit to take a 40-31 advantage into the break after a Hartman 3-pointer. The Golden Bears opened the second half with a 9-0 surge and led by as much as 24 at the 10:04 mark.
The Demon Deacons (3-2) were just 22 of 58 on field goal attempts and shot 52.4 percent from the free throw line. They were paced by Dearica Hamby with 27 points and 10 boards. Chelsea Douglas had 16 points for Wake Forest.