The Bears jumped out to a solid lead at the half. Cal came out of the gates shooting a lot better as a team than thursday night’s matchup against Oregon. Cal shot 42.9% from the field as a team. The Bears were +4 on the rebound margin and had 6 offensive rebounds, to OSU’s 2. Ivan led the bears with 9 points on 2/5 shooting but was 5/5 from the field.
Cal pushed the lead to double digits and did not let up. Ivan Rabb continued improving and finished the night with 18 points and 8 rebounds, shooting 50% from the field and 8/9 from the line. Cal as a team dominated the paint scoring 26 of its 69 points in the area. Cal also increased the rebound margin winning the battle of the glass 36 to 28.