Cal-Colorado Postgame Notes

Cal-Colorado Postgame Notes
By Cal Athletics on Sat, March 08, 2014

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  • With the win, Cal leads all-time series, 12-10 and is 10-0 vs. Colorado in Berkeley. Today marked the first overtime game between the schools.
  • The Bears committed just 5 turnovers (1 in the second half and overtime), matching their low this season (also at Oregon State and vs. Furman).
  •  Cal played its third overtime game of the season. Earlier, the Bears lost to Arizona State, 89-78, and won at Washington State, 80-76. The last time Cal played three overtime games in one year was during the 2010-11 campaign.
  • Cal won despite its second-lowest field goal shooting percentage of the year (35.4%). The Bears shot 34.5% in a loss at UCLA.
  • With the win, Mike Montgomery ties Denny Crum for 26th on the NCAA’s all-time victory list with 675.
  • Today’s game marked the final regular-season home appearances for three seniors on the Cal roster – Justin Cobbs, Richard Solomon and Jeff Powers – and they were honored during a pregame ceremony.


Senior Guard Justin Cobbs

  • Surpassed 1,400 career points with his 21-point effort and moved up to 13th on Cal’s career scoring list, now with 1,409 points. Next on the list is No. 12 Ricky Hawthorne, who totaled 1,413 points from 1973-76.
  • Scored at least 20 points for the eighth time in Pac-12 play and ninth time overall this year.
  • Went 3-for-5 from three-point range, the first time he has made at least three shots from behind the arc since going 3-for-3 in a win over UNLV in the NCAA Tournament last March.

Senior forward Richard Solomon

  • Grabbed 12 rebounds to pass Bill McClintock (1959-61, 740 rebounds) to move into eighth on Cal’s career list with 743.
  • Pulled down 12 rebounds, the 14th time he’s reached double digits this year.
  • Registered his ninth double-double of the year with 14 points and 12 boards.

Junior forward David Kravish

  • Posted his sixth double-double of the year with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Added 1 block to his season total to give him 60 this year, which is the No. 2 mark in school history. Kravish set the school record with 63 blocks last year.
  • For his career, Kravish has 164 blocks, which ranks second in school annals.

Junior guard Ricky Kreklow

  • Matched his career high with 6 assists – also vs. UC Santa Barbara on Dec. 18, 2012.


  • Randy Schekman, a professor of molecular and cell biology at Cal who won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, was recognized on the court for his achievement during the first half.


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