Cal beats Oregon St. 77-63, stays tied atop Pac-12

The Associated PressFebruary 19, 2012
Cal beats Oregon St. 77-63, stays tied atop Pac-12
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Oregon State's Devon Collier, right, shoots against California's Allen Crabbe (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jorge Gutierrez and David Kravish scored 17 points each to lead California to a 77-63 win over Oregon State on Saturday night to keep the Bears tied for first place in the Pac-12 with Washington.

Justin Cobbs had 10 points and 13 assists for the Bears (22-6, 12-3), while Allen Crabbe scored 16 points.

Devon Collier and Roberto Nelson had 14 points each and Angus Brandt 11 for Oregon State (15-12, 5-10). Jared Cunningham, the Pac-12's leading scorer, had 10 points.

After losing a 12-point first-half lead and trailing 34-32 at halftime, Cal opened the second half with a 27-13 run to build a 59-47 lead with 9:25 remaining.

Harper Kamp and Gutierrez had eight points each during the surge. After Crabbe drilled a 3-point shot, Gutierrez put the Bears up 57-47 with a three-point play. Then Gutierrez scored inside, bumping Cal's lead to 12 points.

Kamp had 13 points.