No. 3 Bruins Best Bears, 62-46
Jan. 25, 2007
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Arron Afflalo scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half and made all nine of his free throws, leading No. 3 UCLA past California 62-46 on Thursday night.
Josh Shipp added 12 points and threw a pretty behind-the-back bounce pass to Afflalo for a late basket, and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute grabbed 11 rebounds in the Bruins' fourth straight win since a 68-66 loss at Oregon on Jan. 6 - the team's lone defeat so far.
Afflalo shot 7-for-13 and didn't score for the first time until making two free throws with 4:39 to go in the opening half.
Theo Robertson had 16 points, four rebounds and three assists and Ryan Anderson added 13 points and six boards but the Golden Bears disappointed the sellout crowd of 11,877 at Haas Pavilion, where many students packed their section about an hour before tipoff.
The Bruins (18-1, 7-1 Pac-10), coming off a sweep of the Arizona schools, finished 50 percent from the floor after a slow start and held Cal leader Ayinde Ubaka to no points and two assists on 0-for-8 shooting.