Cal-Furman Postgame Notes

Cal-Furman Postgame Notes
By Cal Athletics on Sat, December 28, 2013

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  • With today’s win, Cal is now 2-0 all-time vs. Furman.
  • Starters: Solomon (forward), Kravish (forward), Cobbs (guard), Wallace (guard), Mathews (guard)
  • Cal did not commit its first turnover of the game until 5:52 remained the first half. The Bears finished with a season-low 5 turnovers – the fifth time this season they have had less than 10.
  • Tyrone Wallace and Justin Cobbs combined for 36 points on 17-of-23 shooting from the floor.
  • Cal had a season-high 60.7% from the field, topping the 55.9% vs. Nevada.
  • Attendance: 9,143


Senior Guard Justin Cobbs

  • With 18 points, remained 32nd on Cal’s all-time scoring list, now with 1,108 points. He needs four more to tie Andy Wolfe (1946-48), who had 1,112 points.
  • Dished out 4 assists, the 12th time in 13 games this season he has had at least four.

Freshman Guard Jordan Mathews

  • Made his second career start today vs. Furman. His other start came vs. Nevada when he finished with 13 points in 24 minutes.
  • Has recorded at least one three-pointer in each of the last eight games.

Sophomore guard Tyrone Wallace

  • Has scored in double figures in each of the last four games after posting two double-digit scoring performances in the first nine contests. Against Furman, he finished with 18 points. Over the past four games, he has averaged 14.0 ppg.

Senior Guard Jeff Powers

  • Set a career high with 18 points (6-7 3P). His old mark was 14 at Washington State on Feb. 12, 2011. The 6 three-pointers tied a Cal season high (also by Jabari Bird vs. Oakland)
  • Entered the game having scored just 2 points all season (vs. Southern Utah).

Senior Forward Richard Solomon

  • Grabbed 12 rebounds, the sixth time this season he has had at least 10 in a game. He entered the game ranked 14th nationally with 10.1 rpg.
  • With 10 points and 12 boards, recorded his fourth double-double of the season.
  • With 3 blocks, has 97 in his career and needs three more to join David Kravish (127) as the only teammates to have at least 100 for the Bears.

Freshman Guard Jabari Bird

  • Missed his first career game after suffering a sprained ankle in the Bears’ previous contest at Creighton on Dec. 22. Bird had played in all previous 12 games with nine starts.


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