Postgame Notes: California-Weber State
Cal limited Weber State to 18 points in the first half; the fifth time, this season, and third game in a row the Bears have held an opponent to under 20 points, at the break. Weber State did not score
By Cal Athletics on Fri, December 16, 2011
Dec. 16, 2011
- Cal limited Weber State to 18 points in the first half; the fifth time, this season, and third game in a row the Bears have held an opponent to under 20 points, at the break. Weber State did not score until a put-back at 4:11 into the game by which time Cal had built an 8-0 lead.
- With 16 points, Allen Crabbe scored in double figures for the sixth consecutive game. He is averaging 18.2 ppg during the stretch.
- Jorge Gutierrez finished with 24 points (8-12 FG, 3-5 3PT, 5-6 FT), his second-highest game of the year. He totaled 26 points vs. McNeese State on Nov. 28.
- Richard Solomon set a season-high with 11 points; three points short of his career best of 14 vs. Washington on Jan. 16, 2011.
- After Weber State cut Cal’s lead to eight, at 44-36 with 14:12 left, the Bears went on a 20-5 run to grab a 64-41 advantage with 5:47 to go.
- David Kravish snared 11 boards; a career high. He had 10 vs. San Jose State Dec. 7.
- Other than Missouri, every Cal opponent, this year, has been held to under 45-percent shooting from the floor. Weber State was the seventh to shoot less than 40 percent (31.3%).
- Weber State’s Damian Lillard, who entered the game leading the country with 26.9 ppg on 50.4 percent shooting, finished with 14 points on 4-of-17 shooting from the field.
- Cal improved 28-3 in non-conference home games under Mike Montgomery.
- Cal moved to 17-1 against the Big Sky Conference, all-time.