For the second straight game, the California Golden Bears got off to a slow start, falling behind early to the Colorado Buffaloes 15-4. Colorado nailed almost all their early shots and looked like they might be able to pile it on.
Cal's defense settled in the rest of the way, holding Colorado to only 13 points the rest of the way, and the Bears only trail the Buffaloes by one at halftime.
Cal struggled with turnovers for the second straight game, giving the ball to Colorado over ten times which led to double digit Colorado points. Justin Cobbs leads the way for the Bears with nine points, Allen Crabbe has eight points in support for Cal. Carlon Brown and Andre Roberson have eight points each to lead Colorado and Nate Tomlinson added six points in support.