Cal-Oregon State Postgame Notes
With tonight's 85-57 victory, Cal improved its series lead against Oregon State to 76-59. Cal's 85 points were its most against OSU since winning, 91-66, on Jan. 29, 2005. The 28-point margin of victo
By Cal Athletics on Thu, January 27, 2011
Jan. 27, 2011
- With tonight's 85-57 victory, Cal improved its series lead against Oregon State to 76-59.
- Cal's 85 points were its most against OSU since winning, 91-66, on Jan. 29, 2005.
- The 28-point margin of victory was Cal's largest of the year.
- The Bears led, 36-26, at the half, the third time this year they have been up by at least 10 points at the break. The other times came vs. Washington State Jan. 13 (42-32) and vs. Hartford Dec. 28 (39-25).
- Jorge Gutierrez finished with a career-high 11 assists. He had dished out eight assists several times previously, most recently at Stanford on Jan. 2. He is the first Cal player to reach double figures since Jerome Randle had 10 vs. Arizona State on Jan. 4, 2009, while he had the highest total for a Golden Bear since Ayinda Ubaka had 12 vs. Oregon State on Feb. 17, 2007. Adding in his 16 points, Gutierrez also had his first career double-double.
- Cal had 12 assists on 14 field goals in the opening 20 minutes. For the game, the Bears had a season-high 23 assists on 31 field goals.
- Harper Kamp extended his run of double-figure scoring games to nine in a row with 18 points. During the stretch, which dates back to the Dec. 28 Hartford contest, he is averaging 17.0 ppg. Kamp shot 7-for-9 from the field vs. OSU and is 34-for-59 from the field his last five games (57.6%).
- Richard Solomon sank his third three-pointer of the year in the second half. The 6-10 freshman is now 3-for-8 from behind the arc this year.
- Jeff Powers scored his first career points, making a three-pointer with just over a minute left.
- After being outrebounding by a combined 28 boards over their previous three games, the Bears were plus-6 (42-36) against the Beavers.