Dec. 22, 2007
Utah is now 8-7 against Cal. Today's game was the first meeting since 1969 between the Utes and the Bears.
Utah is now 130-92 all-time against Pac-10 teams.
Utah held California to its lowest point total (65) so far this season. The Bears' previous low came in a 67-59 win over Southern Miss to open the season.
Johnnie Bryant scored 14 points for Utah, his first double-figure scoring output since Dec. 1 against UC-Irvine. Bryant was Utah's leading scorer in the game, hitting 4-of-8 from 3-point range.
Bryant was playing just 16 miles from his hometown of Oakland, Calif. in front of more than 30 friends and family.
Carlon Brown tied a career-high with six rebounds.
Luka Drca tied a career-high with four assists in the game.
Luke Nevill reached double figures for the ninth time in 10 games this season and for the 53rd time in his career.
Utah made all seven of its free-throw attempts in the game. The Utes have now made 25 of its last 26 from the charity stripe, dating back to the Oregon game, Dec. 8.
Utah handed Cal just its eighth non-conference home loss in the nine-year history of Haas Pavilion. The Bears are now 57-8 in non-conference games in their building. Cal was 19-1 in its last 20 non-conference home games coming into the contest.