Jan. 23, 2010
With 14 points, Theo Robertson moved up to 28th place on Cal's career scoring list, now with 1089 points. During the game, he passed Ed Gray (1,082, 1996-97) and Ryan Drew (1,086, 1988-91).
Cal has won 15 of its last 17 games in Haas Pavilion and has a mark of 10-1 in the facility this season. In addition, the Bears have now defeated the Beavers in 22 of the last 25 meetings.
Cal and Oregon State entered the locker room tied at 28-all, the first time Cal was tied with its opponent at the half this season.
With 12 points, Jamal Boykin reached double figures for the third time in his last four game after going through a five-game stretch when he didn't hit the 10-point mark. He also added a game-high 9 rebounds.
Cal opened the second half on a 15-6 run to turn a 28-all tie into a 43-34 lead. However, after the Bears were up 57-42 with 6:59 to go, Oregon State responded with a 13-1 run to get within 58-55 before Theo Robertson hit a three-pointer with 1:20 left. Robertson also nailed a pair of free throws with 10.1 seconds left to clinch the game.
Cal shot just 10-for-27 from the floor in the first half (37.0%), but came out in the second half making 13 of its first 21 shots from the floor (61.9%).
Cal scored a season-low 65 points. The previous low was in a 67-59 win over USC on Jan. 9. OSU entered the game allowing just 63.0 ppg.
Jorge Gutierrez played in his first game after missing the past five with a knee injury suffered vs. Stanford Jan. 2. He finished with 1 points and 1 assist in 4 minutes.