Cal men’s basketball just defeated the Cal State Fullerton Titans by the score of 95-89 in overtime. The fans at Haas Pavilion witnessed a see-saw game.
Darius McNeill was on fire as Cal got out to a 12-0 lead. He scored 22 in the first half and 30 for the game. Kingsley Okoroh had a nice half with 8 points. Marcus Lee scored 10 in the first half and the Bears led 46-37 at the buzzer.
Khalil Ahmad and Kyle Allman tormented the Bears with three-pointers and Fullerton led near the end of the second half. However, Cal would rally late to take a lead before Daniel Venzant tied the game at the end of regulation, 80-80. The highlight: a four-point play by Coleman to tie things at 74.
Cal took advantage of Fullerton fouls to pull away for the victory. Coleman would end with 18 points in part because of the fouling.
That was a close one, but Go Bears!