Cal beats Oregon St. 77-63, stays tied atop Pac-12Oregon State's Angus Brandt lays up a shot against California 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.