Postgame Notes: California at Utah
The Golden Bears have won a season-high six consecutive games. It is the longest streak since Cal won six in a row from Feb. 20-March 12, 2010. The longest streak under head coach is nine games from D
By Cal Athletics on Thu, February 23, 2012
Feb. 23, 2012
- The Golden Bears have won a season-high six consecutive games. It is the longest streak since Cal won six in a row from Feb. 20-March 12, 2010. The longest streak under head coach is nine games from Dec. 10, 2008-Jan. 10, 2009.Mike Montgomery
- Cal has won three straight games against Utah. The longest streak in series history for either team is three. Utah had three from 1939-46; Cal also had three in a row from 1953-59.
- Utah has lost eight straight games to tie its longest losing streak, this season; Nov. 16-Dec. 10, 2011.
- Cal has won five of the last seven meetings against Utah.
- The Bears (13-3 Pac-12) have matched the program’s third-highest total for conference wins. Cal has won 13 league games, three other times, all as part of the Pac-10 (1993-94, 2002-03, 2009-10). Only the 1956-57 and 1958-59 squads had more conference wins with 14 in the Pacific Coast Conference.
- Cal held its opponent under 40-percent shooting for the 17th time, this season. Utah shot 34.8 percent (16-for-46) in the game; 28 percent in the second half (7-for-25). The Bears are 23-0 when they shoot a higher percentage than their opponent.
- The Bears held their opponent under 60 points for the 17th time, this year. Cal is 17-0 in those games.
- Senior G Jorge Gutierrez had five assists to cross the 400-assist plateau (now with 404) for his career and become one of two Cal players with 1,000 points, 400 rebounds, and 400 assists in his career. Kevin Johnson (1984-87) is the other.
- Senior G Jorge Gutierrez’s 12 points moved him into 24th place for all-time career points at Cal. He passed Richard Midgley (2003-06) and Chris Washington (1984-87), tonight.
- Senior F Harper Kamp’s 17 points moved him into 34th place for all-time career points at Cal. He passed Michael Pitts (1980-84) and Amit Tamir (2002-04), tonight.
- Senior F Harper Kamp matched his career high for assists with five. He had four in the first half.
- Senior F Harper Kamp moved into a tie for third place in career games played at Cal (128) and senior G Jorge Gutierrez moved into eighth place, alone, for games played (124).
- Freshman F David Kravish had a career-high four blocks and moved up in the freshman record books fourth-best season for blocks. He currently has 35 in a third-place tie with Shareef Abdur-Rahim (1996).