Cal Pounds Pacific, 79-54
Dec. 9, 2009
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Patrick Christopher had game-high totals of 22 points and nine rebounds Wednesday night to lead California to a 79-54 victory over Pacific.
The Stockton Showcase turned into a showcase for Cal's shooters as the Bears shot 53 percent in the first Division I basketball game played at Stockton Arena. The crowd of 8,704 was the largest ever for a Pacific home game.
Jerome Randle had 15 points and six assists for the Bears (6-3), who took command early in the first half and extended their lead throughout the game.
Michael Nunnally led Pacific (6-2) with 16 points and four rebounds.
Cal limited the Tigers to 33 percent shooting and held Sam Willard, Pacific's leading scorer, to one point.