Postgame Notes: Cal-Oregon

¿ Cal's 48-46 victory over No. 21 Oregon was its fourth-straight win. ¿ The victory was Cal's 11th straight over Oregon. ¿ It was Cal's third-straight over a nationally-ranked opponent after defeating
By Cal Athletics on Fri, February 22, 2013

Feb. 22, 2013

Recap |  Box Score |  AP Photos 

• Cal's 48-46 victory over No. 21 Oregon was its fourth-straight win.
• The victory was Cal's 11th straight over Oregon.
• It was Cal's third-straight over a nationally-ranked opponent after defeating then-No. 10 Oregon in Berkeley (58-54) and then-No. 7 Arizona (77-69) in the last six games.
• Cal now owns a 3-2 record in its five games against nationally-ranked teams this season.
• Head coach Mike Montgomery has won his last 14 games against Oregon, dating back to his tenure at Stanford.
• The win improved Cal to 17-9 overall and 9-5 in the Pac-12 Conference. Cal is tied for fourth in the league with Arizona State, one game out of first place.
• The four-straight wins is Cal's second-longest winning streak of the season. Cal opened the season with six-straight wins.
• With the victory over Oregon, Cal has won its last three games when trailing at the half. Cal trailed the Ducks by five points (26-21) at the half. The Bears trailed USC by four points (32-28) in their previous game and Arizona by five points (38-33) four games ago before pulling out the victory in both contests.
• The 48 points marked the second-lowest point total of the season for Cal, who had 47 in the defeat to Washington on Jan. 9.
• It marked the Bears' lowest winning point total in nearly seven years. Cal posted a 43-41 win at Washington State on Feb. 23, 2006.
• Junior guard Justin Cobbs' game-winning shot with 0.7 seconds was the first of his collegiate career.
• Cobbs tied his career-high with eight rebounds against the Ducks. He also had eight rebounds at Stanford on March 4, 2012.
• With seven assists against Oregon, Cobbs has combined for 22 assists in his last three games.
• With two blocks against Oregon, junior Richard Solomon moved into a tie with Lamond Murray (1992-94) for seventh place on Cal's all-time blocks list with 75 in his career.
• Junior forward Richard Solomon finished with 11 rebounds against Oregon, one shy of his career-high of 12 in the Bears' last meeting against the Ducks in Berkeley on Feb. 1, 2013.

RECOMMENDED STORIES

Inside the Locker Room