Scores

Final

California 78

(14-6, 6-2 Pac-12)

Arizona State 70

(14-7, 4-4 Pac-12)

    8:30 PM ET, January 28, 2010

    Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe, Arizona

    1 2 T
    CAL 40 3878
    ASU 33 3770

    Top Performers

    California: J. Boykin 25 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Arizona State: E. Boateng 19 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    California 78, Arizona St. 70

    Associated Press

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jamal Boykin scored a career-high 25 points and had 10 rebounds, and California defeated Arizona State 78-70 on Thursday night to remain alone atop the Pac-10.

    Jerome Randle scored 25 points and Patrick Christopher added 21 for the Golden Bears (14-6, 6-2 Pac-10), who nearly blew a 16-point lead in the final 15 minutes.

    After Arizona State pulled to within 67-66 with three minutes remaining, Cal's Jorge Gutierrez hit a 3-pointer, and the Golden Bears pulled away down the stretch.

    Eric Boateng had 19 points and 13 rebounds and Ty Abbott added 20 points for Arizona State (14-7, 4-4), which has lost back-to-back home games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CAL
    ASU
    Points 78 70
    FG Made-Attempted 28-55 (.509) 28-67 (.418)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 7-23 (.304)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-14 (1.000) 7-10 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 6

    2009-10 Season

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