BERKELEY, Calif. – Jahii Carson scored 11 points in overtime and Arizona State got another big game out of transfer Jermaine Marshall to help the Sun Devils beat California 89-78 on Wednesday.
Carson finished with 29 points and seven assists for Arizona State (16-5, 5-3 Pac-12), which won its third straight despite blowing a 16-point lead in the second half.
The Sun Devils, who needed a tying 3-pointer from Marshall to force overtime, recovered and outscored the Golden Bears 17-6 in the extra period. Arizona State made 12 of 16 free throws down the stretch.
Marshall, a graduate transfer who spent the past three seasons at Penn State, had 22 points and six rebounds, while Shaquielle McKissic scored 12.
Justin Cobbs had 21 points for Cal (14-7, 5-3) and Tyrone Wallace added 20.