Postgame Notes: Cal-Arizona State
Feb. 7, 2013
With the 66-62 setback at Arizona State, Cal moved to 13-9 overall and 5-5 in the Pac-12 Conference.
The defeat snaps a five-game winning streak for the Golden Bears in the all-time series, which stands at 37-36 in favor of Cal. It was Cal's first loss against the Sun Devils in Tempe since March 7, 2009, when No. 21 ASU defeated the Bears, 83-66.
Following Thursday's results, Cal remains tied for fifth in the Pac-12 Conference with Colorado, Stanford, Washington and USC.
With 13 steals at ASU, Cal has produced 60 steals in the last five games after combining for 77 steals in the first 17 contests.
With 16 points against Arizona State, junior guard Allen Crabbe moved past Jackie Ridgle (1,343 points from 1969-71) and into 15th place on Cal's all-time scoring list with 1,354 career points in 87 career games.
Crabbe matched his career-high with six assists in the ASU game. He also posted six assists against UCLA on Dec. 31, 2011.
Freshman guard Tyrone Wallace matched his career-high with 16 points against Arizona State. Wallace also posted 16 points against Washington State on Jan. 12. The freshman scored 13 of his 16 points in the second half at ASU.
Wallace matched his career-high for the second straight game with three steals at Arizona State. After totaling nine steals in the first 18 games, Wallace has produced nine steals in the last four contests.
With one block against Arizona State, sophomore forward David Kravish moved into sole possession of seventh place on Cal's career blocks list with 72 in his career. He entered Thursday's game tied with Sean Marks (71 blocks from 1995-98).
Junior forward Richard Solomon matched his career-high with three steals at ASU. He also recorded three steals against UCLA on Dec. 31, 2011.