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Cal-CSUN Postgame Notes

Dec 19, 2020
Joel Brown stuffed the box score with 10 points, eight assists, six rebounds and two steals.
  • Cal starters: Makale Foreman, Joel Brown, Ryan Betley, Andre Kelly, Lars Thiemann
  • Cal recorded its largest margin of victory (31) since a 30-point win over Oregon State on Feb. 24, 2017.
  • Cal improved to 8-0 all-time against CSUN.
  • Makale Foreman reached 1,000 career points Saturday with his 23-point effort. He's the third Bear in as many games to reach the milestone, joining Matt Bradley and Ryan Betley, who hit 1K on Dec. 9 and Dec. 13, respectively.
  • Joel Brown dominated the box score, tallying 10 points on 5-5 shooting with eight assists, six rebounds and two steals.
  • Jarred Hyder made his Cal debut Saturday, finishing with six points, three assists and one steal in 17 minutes played.
  • Cal had season highs in points (87) and field goal percentage (60.8) despite not having its top two scorers, Matt Bradley and Grant Anticevich. Both Bradley and Anticevich missed the game due to injury.
  • Ryan Betley made a season-high five 3-pointers en route to 19 total points.
  • In his first start since Nov. 30, Lars Thiemann tallied eight points and six rebounds.
  • Jalen Celestine recorded his first points as a Bear on a breakaway dunk in the second half.
  • The Bears improved to 9-1 against non-conference opponents at Haas Pavilion under Mark Fox.
  • Cal is 15-6 overall at home since the start of the 2019-20 season