Feb. 11, 2010
BERKELEY - With 33 points to lead all scorers, Jerome Randle moved up to 4th place on Cal's career scoring list, now with 1,656 points. During the game, he passed Bob McKeen (1,654, 1952-55) and Kevin Johnson (1,655, 1983-87). Joe Shipp (1999-2003) is in 3rd place all time with 1,666 points. He hit 21 of those points in the first half, going 8-12 from the floor, including 2-4 from beyond the arc, and 3-3 from the line. It was the second time this season he passed the 30 point plateau.
Jamal Boykin appeared to be on a mission in the first half. In only 12 minutes, he scored 10 points (3-4 FG%, 2-2 FT), grabbed eight boards, and recorded a block and an assist. He finished the game recording his fourth double-double of the season, with 20 (6-8, 75.0%) points and 11 rebounds as well as 2 blocks and 1 assists.
Patrick Christopher scored 11 to hit 1,541 points for his career. He remains in ninth on the school all-time scoring list.
Theo Robertson scored 12 points to pass Butch Hayes (1980-84, 1,145) for 26th on Cal's all-time scoring list. He now has 1,156 points. Michael Chavez (1979-83) is in 25th place with 1,162 points.
Cal players had been saying all week that they needed to beat the Huskies on the glass. They responded by out-rebounding the Huskies 15-4 over the first twelve minutes, including seven offensive rebounds that led to 11 second chance points. They finished the half leading 25-12, and finished the game leading 37-30 in rebounds.
After being tied 14-14 in the first half, the Bears used runs for 15-3 and 15-2 to get to a 48-34 halftime lead.
Cal has won 17 of its last 19 games in Haas Pavilion and has a mark of 12-1 in the facility this season. This was also the ninth time the Bears eclipsed 80 points this season and the fourth time they hit 90 points. Cal also had five scorers, Randle, Boykin, Robertson, Christopher, and Gutierrez in double figures, the second time this season that has happened.
The Bears also continued their prowess shooting from the charity stripe during the game. They finished at 92.6% (25-27).