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Cal-UCLA Postgame Notes
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  12/31/2011

Dec. 31, 2011

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  • Cal improved to 11-0 in Haas Pavilion, this year. The last longer home streak to begin a season came when the Bears won 12 in a row at the start of 2002-03.
  • Cal has won four of the last five games against UCLA after losing 10 of previous 11 games.
  • Cal has won 14 consecutive games in Haas Pavilion, dating back to a 76-72 victory over UCLA on Feb. 20, 2011.
  • Cal is 10-0 when it scores 70, or more, points this year.
  • Cal’s 85-69 win was its largest over UCLA since a 92-63 victory on Feb. 1, 2001, in Berkeley.
  • Sophomore G Allen Crabbe finished with 20 points, his highest total since he had 23 at San Diego State on Dec. 4.
  • UCLA entered today’s game having not allowed more than 63 points in any of its last five games, but the Bears tallied 85 points on the afternoon. Only Middle Tennessee State (86-66) has scored more points against the Bruins in 2011-12.
  • Junior F Robert Thurman scored a career-best 11 points (5-5 FG, 1-1 FT). He had six points, earlier this season against San Jose State.
  • Sophomore G Justin Cobbs set a career high with eight assists; more than the seven he had against McNeese State. Jorge Gutierrez also had eight assists for Cal.
  • As a team, the Bears had 28 assists; their highest total since having 30 versus Long Beach State on Dec. 28, 2007.
  • Cal made 68.2 percent of its field goal attempts in the first half (15-22); its best shooting half of the season. The previous best was 66.7 percent in the second half against Weber State on Dec. 16 (16-24). The Bears shot a season-best 65.4 percent for the game (34-52).
  • Freshman F David Kravish scored eight consecutive points for the Bears in the first half, starting with a hoop at the 11:58 mark and lasting through a layup with 7:40 to go in the period. After a Harper Kamp free throw and Bak Bak bucket broke the streak, senior G Jorge Gutierrez tallied Cal’s next eight points.
  • Kravish finished with a career-high 13 points (6-7 FG, 1-2 FT), to top the 12 he had against Austin Peay on Nov. 15, 2011.
  • The Bears scored the first 10 points out of the break to expand a 40-39 halftime edge to 50-39.
  • Cal sophomore F Richard Solomon missed his fourth straight game (foot).

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