Postgame Notes: California-USC

California is now 10-0 in games at Haas Pavilion, this season. The Golden Bears improved to 7-3 in their last 10 conference openers. This was the 250th meeting between USC and Cal. With the win, the B
By Cal Athletics on Thu, December 29, 2011

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Dec. 29, 2011

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  • California is now 10-0 in games at Haas Pavilion, this season.
  • The Golden Bears improved to 7-3 in their last 10 conference openers.
  • This was the 250th meeting between USC and Cal. With the win, the Bears lead the all-time series, 130-120.
  • Cal held its opponent fewer than 20 first-half points (19) for the sixth time, this season.
  • Cal did not commit a foul for the first nine minutes of the game. Senior F Harper Kamp was guilty of the team's first foul with 10:51 remaining in the first half.
  • With four steals tonight, senior G Jorge Gutierrez is just four steals from cracking the Cal's top 10 all-time career steals ladder (Keith Smith, 129).
  • The Bears scored their first 14 points in the paint. Jorge Gutierrez's three-pointer with 13:03 remaining in the first half was the first Cal basket to come from outside the paint. The Bears finished with 26 points, in the paint.

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