Golden Bears Down Beavers
Feb. 6, 2003
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Amit Tamir scored 27 points, including 7-of-11 on 3-pointers as California defeated Oregon State 84-71 Thursday.
Joe Shipp added 18 points and nine rebounds for the Golden Bears (15-4, 8-2).
Cal jumped out to an early 14-3 lead. But Oregon State got as close as 34-28 before Cal took a 38-30 advantage into halftime. Tamir was 6-of-7 on 3-pointers and had 18 points in the first half.
Brian Wethers hit three quick baskets and Shipp added two in a row and the Golden Bears led 50-32 at 16:18. Cal led briefly by 20, making it 74-54 on a putback by Gabriel Hughes. The Beavers cut the lead to 81-69 at 1:00.
Cal ended a two-game losing streak, losing at Arizona and Arizona State last weekend. The Golden Bears have won eight straight over the Beavers.