Feb 10, 2013; Tucson, AZ, USA; California Golden Bears guard Tyrone Wallace (3) forward David Kravish (45) and guard Allen Crabbe (23) celebrate during the second half against the Arizona Wildcats at McKale Center. California beat Arizona 77-69. Mandatory Credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

Cal Upsets No. 7 Arizona


The Cal Bears stunned the No. 7 Arizona Wildcats on the road on Sunday afternoon by the score of 77-69.

They were led by 31 points from Allen Crabbe, who was 12/15 from the field. Justin Cobbs finished with 21 points in the upset.

Cal trailed 38-33 at the end of the first half, but opened the floodgates to begin the second.

Crabbe and Cobbs scored Cal’s next 17 points, as the Bears went on a 15-2 run during that stretch and took a double-digit lead.

The Wildcats cut the lead to 71-69 with under three minutes to play, but a jumper by Crabbe and a couple of airballs from Arizona sealed the deal.

This is the Bears second victory over a ranked opponent, with their first coming against No. 10 Oregon last Saturday.

Cal is now 14-9 on the season, and this win surely puts them in consideration for a bid to the NCAA Tournament in March.

 

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