California 72, Washington 59
California 72, Washington 59: Tyrone Wallace scored 20 points to lead the visiting Golden Bears to a big Pac-12 road win.
Richard Solomon had 18 points and seven rebounds for California (17-8, 8-4), which trailed by 12 points early on. Leading scorer Justin Cobbs was limited to 10 points on 3-of-11 shooting but handed out a game-high seven assists and grabbed six boards.
Wallace scored nine points in a 17-0 run late in the first half that allowed the Golden Bears to end a see-saw first half with a 34-29 advantage. The lead ballooned to 10 points on Jordan Mathews' 3-pointer with just under 16 minutes left in the game before the Huskies made one final charge, pulling to within 56-50 on a Perris Blackwell layup inside of seven minutes.
Ricky Kreklow answered with another big 3-pointer for California and Solomon had three straight baskets to make it 65-53 with under three minutes to go. Washington never got closer than 10 down the stretch in falling for the third time in the last four meetings.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Huskies leading scorer C.J. Wilcox missed all six of his 3-pointers and was held to eight points, tying a season low. ... Blackwell had 10 points and 11 rebounds, helping Washington record a 41-39 advantage on the boards. ... The teams combined to make only 8-of-37 3-pointers.