The California Bears used a 14-2 second half run to break open a close game, beating the UCLA Bruins 73-63 on Saturday afternoon at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. The loss snapped a 10-game home winning streak by the Bruins, who were swept by Cal for the first time since the 1993-1994 season.
The Bruins were within four points of Cal with 17:26 remaining but Cal went on a 14-2 run over the next four minutes to widen their lead, and led by as many as 17 points in the second half. Justin Cobbs scored 18 points and had five assists to lead Cal in the win. Jorge Gutierrez added 13 points, five rebounds, and four assists.
Jerime Andersen led UCLA with 16 points and three assists. Anderson made six of 10 shots from the field, but the rest of the Bruins made only 17 of 48 field goals (35.4%). Joshua Smith had 10 points and nine rebounds in 29 minutes, and Lazeric Jones had 15 points and five rebounds for the Bruins.
Cal completed a four-game season sweep of UCLA and USC for the first time since the 1958-1959 campaign. The Bruins next host the Trojans on Wednesday night.
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