Cal-Stanford Postgame Notes

Cal-Stanford postgame notes
By Cal Athletics on Thu, January 02, 2014

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  • With today’s 69-62 win, Mike Montgomery tied Pete Newell for fourth on Cal’s all-time wins list. He is 119-63 in his sixth season in Berkeley, while Newell was 119-44 from 1955-60.
  • Cal is 4-2 in Pac-12 openers under Montgomery.
  • Cal now leads the all-time series vs. Stanford, 146-117, including a 75-70 edge in road games vs. the Cardinal. Cal’s last win at Stanford before today was a 71-61 decision on March 6, 2010.


Senior Guard Justin Cobbs

  • With 18 points, moved up to 31st on Cal’s all-time scoring list, now with 1,126 points. Cobbs passed Andy Wolfe (1,112 from 1946-48) and next up at No. 30 is Harper Kamp, who scored 1,133 points from 2008-12.
  • Scored 11 of his 18 points in the final 7:30, including a three-point play with 3:31 to go to give Cal the lead for good.
  • Dished out 5 assists, the 13th time in 14 games this season he has had at least four.

Sophomore guard Tyrone Wallace

  • Finished with a career-high-tying 20 points. He also had 20 vs. Coppin State in the season-opener Nov. 8.
  • Has scored in double figures in each of the last five games after posting two double-digit scoring performances in the first nine contests. After pouring in 20 points vs. Stanford, he has averaged 15.2 ppg during the run.
  • Went 4-for-7 from three-point range, his third straight game with at least two three-pointers. The 4 three-pointers tied a career high. He was 4-for-7 vs. Nevada earlier this year.

Senior Forward Richard Solomon

  • With 14 points and 13 boards, recorded his fifth double-double of the season (and third in the last four games).
  • Grabbed 13 rebounds, the seventh time this season he has had at least 10 in a game.
  • With one block, improved his career total to 98, tying with Brian Hendrick (1990-93) for sixth all-time at Cal.

Senior Guard Jeff Powers

  • Sank a three-pointer in the first half to give him 7 treys in 8 attempts from three-point range after going 6-for-7 vs. Furman last Saturday. Later missed a three-pointer to finish 1-for-2 vs. the Cardinal.


  • With David Kravish saddled with three first-half fouls, Christian Behrens started the second half. Behrens had only played in two games this year before today. He finished with four rebounds in 12 minutes vs. Stanford.
  • Cal played its second consecutive game without both Ricky Kreklow (hand) or Jabari Bird (ankle) in the lineup.


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