Cal-Arizona State Postgame Notes
Cal defeated Arizona State, 66-62, for its fourth win in a row to improve to 13-9 overall and 6-4 in the Pac-10 - Cal's longest winning streak this year. The Bears now lead the all-time series with AS
By Cal Athletics on Thu, February 03, 2011
Feb. 3, 2011
- Cal defeated Arizona State, 66-62, for its fourth win in a row to improve to 13-9 overall and 6-4 in the Pac-10 - Cal's longest winning streak this year. The Bears now lead the all-time series with ASU, 36-35, and have won 5 of the last 6 meetings.
- Cal improved to 5-3 in game decided by 5 points or less or in overtime this year. Six of the Bears' 10 Pac-10 games have been determined by 5 or less or in OT.
- After trailing, 59-52, with 7:26 left, Cal ended the game on a 14-3 run.
- At the first media timeout 4:07 into the game, the teams were tied at 11-11 and had made 9 of their combined 10 shots from the floor. ASU was 4-of-5 (3-3 on three-pointers), while Cal was 5-for-5, including a Jorge Gutierrez three-pointer. The Bears went on to make their first six shots before an Allen Crabbe miss.
- Cal didn't commit its first foul of the game until 6:23 remained in the first half.
- Cal went 5:37 without a field goal in the first half, from a Richard Solomon layup with 7:56 left to a Harper Kamp hook shot with 2:19 to go. The game was tied at 32-all after Kamp's bucket.
- All five of Cal starters scored in double figures, with Allen Crabbe being the last to join the group when he nailed a three-pointer with 14 seconds left. Crabbe was only 1-for-9 from the floor before the shot. It marked the first time all starters tallied at least 10 points for the Bears this season.
- Over his past three games, Jorge Gutierrez has scored 51 points (17.0 ppg), going 26-31 from the free throw line in the process. In the previous four games, he averaged just 8.3 ppg (33 total points). In tonight's game, he finished with 18 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals - all game highs.
- Harper Kamp had 10 points to run his double-digit scoring streak to 11 games.
- At halftime, Cal recognized the 407 student-athletes who earned at least a 3.0 GPA during the fall semester.