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Cal-Washington State Postgame Notes
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  01/18/2014

TEAM NOTES

  • With today’s victory, Cal improved to 5-0 in the Pac-12 to extend its best start to the conference season since beginning 7-0 in 2003.
  • Cal improved to 10-0 at home in Haas Pavilion this season.
  • During its current six-game winning streak, Cal is 186-for-350 from the floor (53.1%) – shooting higher than 50% in five of the six games. Against WSU, Cal shot 56.9% overall and 69.6% (16-of-23) in the second half
  • With tonight’s win, Cal coach Mike Montgomery moved past Slats Gill (Oregon State, 1929-64) for the third most league wins in conference history. Montgomery is now 277-142 in 24 years at Stanford (1986-2004) and Cal (2009-current), while Gill was 276-241 in 31 seasons.
  • With the win, Montgomery is now 124-63 at Cal, just ahead of Lou Campanelli (123-108, 1986-93) for third on the school’s all-time list.
  • Cal leads the all-time series, 75-47.
  • During Cal’s 14-0 first-half run that turned an 18-10 deficit into a 24-18 lead, Justin Cobbs and Tyrone Wallace accounted for all 14 points by scoring seven points apiece.
  • The first half featured 10 lead changes and six ties. The Bears led at the break, 34-33. Cal then began the second half on a 20-4 run to open a 54-37 advantage.
  • Cal held WSU to 27.3% shooting from the field in the second half and 34.0% overall. Including Wednesday’s game vs. Washington, the Bears limited their opponents during their two-game homestand to 31.8% (35-110).

PLAYER NOTES

Senior Guard Justin Cobbs

  • With 16 points, moved up to 24th on Cal’s all-time scoring list, now with 1,193 points. Next up on the Golden Bear list is Ayinde Ubaka, who scored 1,194 points from 2004-07.
  • With 7 assists, has had at least 4 assists in 17 of 18 games and is averaging 8.3 over last 4 games.

Sophomore guard Tyrone Wallace

  • With 13 points, has scored in double figures in each of his last nine games and averaging 14.9 ppg over that span
  • Tied a career and season high with 4 steals.

Senior Forward Richard Solomon

  • Tied a season high with 3 blocks and now has 103 for his career.

Senior Guard Jeff Powers

  • Went 1-for-3 from three-point range to move to 15-for-22 (68.1%) from behind the arc over Cal’s last six games.

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