Cal-Stanford Postgame Notes
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  01/02/2010

Jan. 2, 2010

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Cal's 26-point victory over Stanford was the largest in nearly 24 years. On Feb. 15, 1986, the Bears defeated the Cardinal, 81-53. The 92 points is the most Cal has scored against Stanford since March 5, 1977, when they beat the Cardinal, 101-91.

Cal's streak of efficient shooting continued against Stanford; and this time with some stifling defense. The Bears shot 59.6 percent (34-57) from the field, the highest field goal percentage since January 24, 2009, when they shot 66.7 percent (30-45) against Oregon. They also held the Cardinal to shooting just 3-for-19 from three-point range.

With his game-high 24 points tonight, Jerome Randle now has 1,439 career points and passed Russ Critchfield for eighth on Cal's all-time list. Brian Hendrick is in seventh place with 1,556 points.

Cal has scored at least 70 points in 12 of 13 games this season, and the Bears have surpassed 80 points seven times. This was the second time this season the Bears passed the 90 point plateau.

Max Zhang set a new career high in points with 13 and tied his career high in blocks (3). Theo Robertson set a new season high with four assists.

Randle was 3-for-4 from behind the arc to add to his total of 8-for-11 from the field overall. He also dished out seven assists. Randle also swished five of his six free throw attempts.