Postgame Notes: California-Arizona
Cal dropped its first game in Haas Pavilion, this season, and fell to 14-1 in home games. The loss snapped Cal¿s 17-game home-court winning streak. The Bears¿ last loss was a 78-75 setback to USC on F
By Cal Athletics on Thu, February 02, 2012
Feb. 2, 2012
- Cal dropped its first game in Haas Pavilion, this season, and fell to 14-1 in home games.
- The loss snapped Cal’s 17-game home-court winning streak. The Bears’ last loss was a 78-75 setback to USC on Feb. 17, 2011.
- Senior F Harper Kamp scored a season-high 22 points; his highest total since pouring in a career-high 33 at home against Arizona in triple overtime, last season. It also marked his third straight game in double figures; a feat he has now achieved, twice, this year. He also scored at least 10 against UNLV, USC, and UCLA. Kamp’s previous season-high was 16 points vs. Georgia.
- Freshman F David Kravish moved into Cal’s top-five freshman list in blocked shots. He added two to his total to give him 28, this season. He now stands fifth.
- The first half featured a couple of big swings. With the game tied, 6-6, at the 16:46 mark, Cal went on a 16-3 run, capped by a Jorge Gutierrez bucket, to forge a 22-9 advantage with 10:43 left in the first half (6:03 span). The Wildcats then outscored the Bears, 36-12, to close out the half and take a 45-34 lead at the break.
- The 45 points allowed by Cal tied the most surrendered by the Bears in a first half, this year (also Missouri, Nov. 22). Missouri’s 47 second-half points are the most Cal has given up in any half, this season.
- With 18 points, senior G Jorge Gutierrez passed Andy Wolfe and moved into 28th place on Cal’s all-time scoring list, now with 1,128 points.
- Cal made its first 11 free throws of the game before its first miss. The Bears finished 15-of-16 (93.8%).
- Arizona’s 78 points were the most scored against Cal in Berkeley, this year. UCLA had 69 in an 85-69 loss on Dec. 31.