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Justin Cobbs
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Justin Cobbs 1249976
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Bishop Montgomery HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Redshirt Junior (2012-13): Second Team All-Pac-12 selection ... enters senior season as Pac-12’s active career assist leader with 327 assists in only 67 games over two seasons at Cal … finished among the Pac-12 leaders in scoring (10th, 15.1 ppg.), assists (4th, 4.8 apg.), free throw percentage (4th, .841) and assist-to-turnover ratio (6th, 1.5) … his 4.9 career apg. average ranks fourth all-time at Cal and his .822 career free-throw percentage is seventh-best in school history entering his senior season … started all 33 games and scored in double figures in 28 contests ... led Cal (or tied) in scoring eight times … averaged 6.0 assists per game over final eight games … had five or more assists in 19 contests … named Pac-12 Player of the Week after hitting game-winning shot with 0.7 second left at No. 23 Oregon and posting a game-high 18 points, including final five points in one-point win at Oregon State ... season-high 26 points against Utah in Pac-12 Tournament ... season-high nine assists in win vs. UCLA ... recorded seven assists each vs. Oregon and Oregon State ... 24 points, six assists, five rebounds vs. Stanford ... recorded 22 points and six rebounds in win over USC ... posted 21 points, four assists and two steals in the win at No. 7 Arizona ... scored game-high 22 points (16 in the second half) at Colorado ... posted a career-best five steals at Utah ... recorded an 18-point, seven-assist, six-rebound performance vs. No. 13 Creighton ... named DIRECTV Classic Most Outstanding Player and Pac-12 Player of the Week after scoring 58 points in the Bears’ three victories in the tournament ... scored at least 17 points in each contest in Anaheim ... posted 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting vs. Pepperdine ... scored 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting vs. CSU Bakersfield.

Redshirt Sophomore (2011-12): Pac-12 honorable mention selection in first season with Golden Bears … played in all 34 games with 27 starts … earned starting role in eighth game … led team and ranked third in the Pac-12 in assists (169 total and 4.9 apg.) … his 169 assists were ninth on the school’s single-season chart … third on the squad and 18th in the league in scoring (427 total and 12.6 ppg.) … started all 18 conference games, averaging 12.9 points and 5.5 assists per contest … led Cal with a .413 three-point field goal percentage (26-for63) ... also led squad with 109 free throws made and 136 free throws attempted … second on the team with a .801 free throw percentage … 35 steals and 32.2 minutes per game also ranked second on the roster … scored career-high 28 points (highest single-game scoring total of the season by a Cal player) in a win against Oregon … posted a career-best 13 assists to go along with 10 points against Oregon State for second-double-double of the season … collected first double-double at Cal with 14 points and 11 assists against Utah … topped the 20-point mark in scoring four times , against Denver (22), UCSB (25), at UNLV (20) and against the Ducks (28) … totaled eight or more assists in a game five times.

Sophomore (2010-11): Sat out season as per NCAA transfer rules after transferring from Minnesota.

Freshman (2009-10 at Minnesota): Played in 34 of Minnesota’s 35 games as a freshman ... finished with averages of 2.1 points, 1.3 assists and 10.7 minutes per game … totaled seven minutes in his collegiate debut in the season opener against Tennessee Tech ... played nine minutes off the bench in the Big Ten Tournament opener against Penn State ... notched one assist in the conference tournament quarterfinals against Michigan State ... scored a season-high seven points in a season-high 18 minutes in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals against Purdue ... played six minutes and scored two points in the Big Ten Tournament championship game against Ohio State.

High School: Averaged 20.4 points, 4.5 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game as a senior ... led Bishop Montgomery High School to a second-place finish in the California Division IV Tournament ... named Most Valuable Player for CIF Division IV ... received the John R. Wooden High School Player of the Year Award for CIF Division IV ... named to the First Team CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA ... Co-Player of the Year in the state of California as a junior.

Personal: Justin Cobbs ... born March 16, 1991 ... parents are Greg Cobbs and Julanda Brown … played one scholastic season with fellow Golden Bear Richard Solomon at Bishop Montgomery.

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