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Cal-UC Santa Barbara Postgame Notes
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  12/18/2012

Dec. 18, 2012

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  • With the win, Cal now leads the series with UCSB, 10-0
  • Cal improved to 32-5 in nonconference home games under Mike Montgomery.
  • Tyrone Wallace, in his first career start, recorded his first double-double. He had a career-high-tying 10 rebounds and added 10 points. Wallace also had 10 boards last Saturday vs. Creighton. In addition, he added 4 assists and two steals against the Gauchos.
  • Wallace is the second Cal player to have a double-double this season, joining David Kravish (11-12 at Denver).
  • Cal matched a season- low with 8 turnovers. The Bears also had 8 in last Saturday's game vs. Creighton.
  • Robert Thurman finished with a season-high 14 points (7-11 FG). He had 10 points by halftime, which matched his previous best of 10 points scored at Denver earlier this year. Thurman's career high is 16 points set at Washington last season.
  • UCSB's 22 points at the break represents the lowest by a Cal opponent in a half this season.
  • Cal went nearly 17 minutes between turnovers (16:47 to be exact). The Bears committed their second turnover of the contest at the 11:34 mark of the first half and didn't commit their third until 14:47 remained in the game.
  • Cal changed starting lineups for the first time this season with freshman Tyrone Wallace being inserted into the opening quintet. David Kravish and Richard Solomon have started all 10 games.
  • UC Santa Barbara set Cal opponent season highs for three-pointers made (13) and attempted (30).
  • UCSB shot 33.3% from the floor, the lowest by a Cal opponent this year.

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