BERKELEY, Calif. -- Allen Crabbe broke out of his brief shooting slump with 23 points, Richard Solomon had a career-high 18 points and nine rebounds and California beat Prairie View A&M 85-53 on Saturday afternoon.
Justin Cobbs added 14 points for California (8-3), which has won two straight after a season-worst three-game losing streak.
The Golden Bears trailed early then used runs of 14-0 and 11-0 to take control, getting good production from its perimeter offense while dominating in the paint.
Solomon, who had a previous best of 14 points, led the Golden Bears' inside attack while Crabbe went 8 for 11 from the floor to record his 19th career game with 20 points or more.
Jourdan DeMuynck had 11 points and five rebounds for Prairie View (5-7).
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.