BEREKLEY, Calif. – David Kravish had 16 points and eight rebounds, Jordan Mathews added 13 points in his first start of the season and California beat Nevada 92-84 on Tuesday night.
Four days after shooting a season-low 36 percent in a seven-point loss to UC Santa Barbara, the Golden Bears responded with their highest point total in more than two years. Six Cal players scored in double figures while helping coach Mike Montgomery tie legendary coach John Wooden for career victories (664).
Justin Cobbs scored 15 points with eight assists for the Bears (7-3) in the first meeting between the two schools since 2008. Jabari Bird added 16 points.
Deonte Burton had 26 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Nevada (4-6).