Richard Solomon collected 13 points and 12 rebounds and Jeff
Powers scored 12 points for California (13-4, 4-0 Pac-12), which
won its fifth straight. David Kravish had 11 points and 11
rebounds and Justin Cobbs chipped in 11 points and six assists.
C.J. Wilcox led Washington (11-7, 3-2) with 18 points and six
rebounds, while Darin Johnson, Nigel Williams-Goss and Andrew
Andrews scored seven points apiece. The Huskies were held to
30.2 percent shooting and missed 12 of their 14 shots from
beyond the arc.
California, which opened league play with three straight road
wins, held Washington to seven field goals in the first half and
led 30-17 at the break. The Huskies never threatened in the
second half, and Powers’ four-point play put the Golden Bears
ahead 47-26 with nearly 13 minutes remaining.
Powers made three 3-pointers for the Golden Bears, who are off
to their best conference start since 2009. California shot 55
percent and won for the second time in their last six games
against the Huskies.
GAME NOTEBOOK: California G Jabari Bird returned after missing
four games with a sprained right ankle and scored two points in
limited action. … Wilcox, who scored a career-high 31 points in
the Huskies’ win last Sunday over Colorado, shot 7-for-15 from
the field, including 2-for-7 from beyond the arc. … California’s
Mike Montgomery tied former Oregon State coach Slats Gill as the
third-winningest coach in Pac-12 history with 276 career league
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