David Kravish had 19 points and 15 rebounds as California beat Arkansas 85-77 in the opening game of the Maui Invitational.
Ricky Kreklow scored 17 points off the bench while three others scored in double-digits for the Golden Bears (5-0).
Cal made just under half its shots as a team.
Arkansas led only twice — once in the third minute of play and again at 35-34 after Michael Qualls made a 3-pointer to open the second half. The Bears responded with a 13-4 run in less than three minutes.
Cal built its lead to 13 points after Kravish made a layup to cap an 8-0 run with just over five minutes remaining.
Qualls led Arkansas (3-1) with 21 points.