Postgame Notes: Cal-Oregon State
Justin Cobbs scored 20 second-half points at Oregon State.
By Cal Athletics on Sat, January 11, 2014
- With the 88-83 victory at Oregon State, Cal extended its winning streak to four games – its second-longest winning streak of the season.
- With the victory at Oregon State, coupled with wins at Stanford and Oregon, Cal has now won its first three Pac-12 Conference games for the first time since 2009. That year, Cal opened the Pac-12 slate 4-0 with home wins over Arizona (69-55), No. 14 Arizona State (81-71), and road victories at Washington State (57-50) and Washington (88-85).
- The Bears have won their first three conference road games for the first time since 1957. That year, Cal defeated Washington State on the road on consecutive days (66-58, 61-51) and won at No. 19 Stanford (67-64) in its first three road contests in the Pacific Coast Conference.
- Head Coach Mike Montgomery moved into a tie with former Maryland head coach Gary Williams for 27th on the NCAA’s all-time Division I coaching wins list with his 668th career victory.
- Improved its all-time record against Oregon State to 81-61
- Captured its fourth-straight victory in the series with Oregon State and its second-straight in Corvallis.
- In a 14:20 stretch that began with one minute left in the first half and lasted until 6:40 to play in the game, Cal outscored Oregon State, 43-18.
- Starters: Solomon (forward), Kravish (forward), Cobbs (guard), Wallace (guard), Mathews (guard) for the fourth-straight game.
Senior Guard Justin Cobbs
- Posted his second-straight 20-point game and third of the season overall with 20 points, all in the second half.
- Tied for most points in a half by a Golden Bear this season. Jordan Mathews recorded 20 first-half points at Oregon in Cal’s previous game.
- Moved ahead of Michael Chavez (1,162 points from 1980-83) and into 28th on Cal’s all-time scoring list. He now has 1,166 career points in 83 career games at Cal.
- With nine assists, moved ahead of Jorge Gutierrez (423 from 2009-12) for fifth place on Cal’s all-time assist chart with 430 in his 83-game Cal career.
- Has scored at least 18 points in each of the last four games.
Sophomore Guard Tyrone Wallace
- Has scored in double figures in seven-straight games with his 17-point performance.
Junior Forward David Kravish
- With two blocks, tied DeVon Hardin (132 from 2005-08) for second-place on Cal’s career blocks chart with 132 in 83 career games.
Senior Guard Jeff Powers
- Finished 4-for-6 from three-point range to scored 14 points, four below his career-high. It is the second time this season he has recorded at least four three-points in a game (6-of-7 vs. Furman).
Sophomore Forward Christian Behrens
- Tied his career-high with four points in a career-long 13 minutes. He had also scored four points in a game on two previous occasions.