Dec. 17, 2012
California started the starting lineup of Clarendon (G), Boyd (G), Jemerigbe (G), Brandon (F) and Caldwell (F) for the ninth consecutive game
With a 33-32 lead, California has led at the half of all but one game this season (at #4 Duke)
Became the sixth team in program history to begin a season 8-1 (`86-87, `92-93, `06-07, `07-08, `08-09)
California moves to 3-1 in the all-time series against Northwestern. The two teams last played exactly 14 years ago on Dec. 17, 1998 in an 88-76 Cal victory.
The Bears end their road swing going 3-1 against Old Dominion, Duke, CSU Bakersfield and Northwestern.
The six-point margin of victory was the closest game of the season for the Bears. No other game this season has been decided by fewer than 14 points.