Recap: California vs. Stanford
Berkeley, CA (Sports Network) - Chasson Randle finished with 20 points and four assists as the Stanford Cardinal downed the California Golden Bears, 83-70, in a Pac-12 Conference matchup at Haas Pavilion.
Josh Huestis scored 18 points and blocked four shots for Stanford (18-13, 9-9 Pac-12) as it closed out its regular season with back-to-back wins. Aaron Bright added 16 points and Dwight Powell contributed 11 points, six rebounds and four assists.
Allen Crabbe and Justin Cobbs tallied 24 points each for Cal (20-10, 12-6), which had its seven-game winning streak snapped. Cobbs also dealt out six assists to go along with eight turnovers while David Kravish grabbed eight rebounds.
After a tightly contested opening half, Stanford took a 34-31 lead into the intermission. The Golden Bears trailed at the break despite hitting on 56 percent of their field goal tries in the first stanza. The Cardinal created the slight difference on the scoreboard by connecting on 5-of-11 from 3-point range.
Cal hit 44.4 percent of its field goal attempts and converted 13-of-14 at the charity stripe in the second half, but it was not enough as the Cardinal pulled away by making an even 50 percent of their shots from the floor and draining 21-of-23 at the free-throw line.
Despite the loss, Cal held a 32-24 edge in the rebounding battle. Stanford turned the hosts' 14 turnovers into 19 decisive points.Game Notes