Postgame Notes: Cal-Oregon State
Feb. 23, 2013
Cal posted its fifth-straight victory with the 60-59 win over Oregon State.
The five-straight wins is Cal's second-longest winning streak of the season. The Bears opened the year with six-straight victories.
The win over Oregon State gives Cal its 10th win in Pac-12 play this season. The Bears have won at least 10 conference games all five seasons under head coach Mike Montgomery.
The five-straight Pac-12 victories is the most in league play since Cal posted six-straight wins against Arizona State, USC, UCLA, Oregon, Oregon State and Utah last season.
With the one-point win at Oregon State, Cal has now won its last three games by a total of 11 points. The Bears defeated USC by eight (76-68) and Oregon by two (48-46).
The Golden Bears improved to 18-9 overall and 10-5 in the Pac-12 Conference with the win.
The 20 first-half points by Oregon State was the lowest total allowed by a Cal opponent this season. The previous low was 22 by UCLA on Feb. 14, 2013.
Cal improved to 80-60 all-time against Oregon State and 41-33 against the Beavers in Corvallis. It was the Bears' third-straight win over Oregon State and fifth in the last six meetings.
With three blocks, sophomore David Kravish surpassed his total of 41 from last season. He is now tied with 7. Francisco Elson (1999) for seventh on the Cal single-season list with 42 blocks this season and is sixth on Cal's all-time blocked shots list with 83 in his career.
With six points at Oregon State, junior Allen Crabbe moved into the top-10 on Cal's all-time scoring list. He now has 1,442 career points in 92 career games. Crabbe moved past Russ Critchfield (1,437 points from 1966-68) with his point total at OSU
Junior Justin Cobbs led Cal in scoring for the second-straight game and sixth time this season with 18 points against Oregon State.
Cobbs recorded at least five assists for the fourth-straight game with five against OSU. He has totaled 27 assists in his last four games.