California 64, UNLV 61

Thursday, March 21, 2013 7:27 PM
Location - HP Pavilion, San Jose, California
Officials - Bo Boroski, Don Daily, Tim Kelly
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
California 28 36 64
UNLV 28 33 61

Recap


California 64, Nevada-Las Vegas 61:
Allen Crabbe had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the Golden Bears past the Rebels in the NCAA Tournament at San Jose, Calif.

Justin Cobbs added 13 points and Robert Thurman scored 12 on 6-of-6 shooting for 12th-seeded California (21-11). The Golden Bears will face Syracuse on Saturday in the East Regional quarterfinals for a spot in the Sweet 16.

Anthony Bennett had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Bryce Dejean-Jones also scored 15 points for fifth-seeded UNLV (25-10), which lost its NCAA Tournament opener for the fourth straight year.

The Golden Bears had a 60-53 advantage after a dunk by Richard Solomon with 45.4 seconds left but four straight free throw misses opened the door and Mike Moser’s layup and Bennett’s three-point play got the Rebels within two with 14.4 seconds left. Crabbe hit two free throws with 1.6 seconds left for the final margin.

The contest was tied at 28 at halftime before Cal opened the second half with a 9-3 run. The lead reached 45-37 on Crabbe’s basket with 14:10 to play and UNLV missed 15 straight field-goal attempts over an 11:23 stretch until Moser scored with 5:07 left to pull the Rebels within 52-46.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Golden Bears were 7-of-16 from the free-throw line and UNLV shot 32.2 percent from the field. … Bennett was called for a flagrant 1 foul late in the first half and Cobbs drew one late in the second half. … Cal had a 34-18 edge in points in the paint.

California Golden Bears

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Allen Crabbe 34:00 7-15 1-4 4-5 1 8 9 4 4 2 4 0 19
Richard Solomon 24:00 5-8 1-1 0-2 1 6 7 1 4 2 0 1 11
Tyrone Wallace 31:00 1-6 0-1 1-4 0 4 4 4 2 0 0 0 3
Justin Cobbs 38:00 4-13 3-3 2-5 1 4 5 6 1 0 2 0 13
David Kravish 35:00 3-8 0-0 0-0 3 6 9 2 4 2 1 3 6
Robert Thurman 19:00 6-6 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 2 1 0 1 12
Ricky Kreklow 14:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 0 3 0 0
Bak Bak 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Brandon Smith 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 26-59 5-11 7-16 8 32 40 18 19 7 11 5 64
  44.1% 45.5% 43.8% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 11

UNLV Runnin' Rebels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Anthony Marshall 39:00 1-5 0-2 5-6 2 5 7 6 3 0 3 1 7
Bryce Dejean-Jones 34:00 5-15 2-5 3-6 1 1 2 2 3 1 2 1 15
Khem Birch 19:00 2-2 0-0 1-2 0 6 6 0 1 0 1 4 5
Anthony Bennett 37:00 4-11 0-1 7-10 3 8 11 2 4 2 2 0 15
Katin Reinhardt 31:00 4-13 3-8 0-0 0 2 2 1 3 0 2 0 11
Mike Moser 18:00 2-5 0-2 1-2 2 7 9 0 3 0 2 0 5
Savon Goodman 4:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Quintrell Thomas 5:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Justin Hawkins 13:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
TOTAL 200 19-59 6-20 17-26 11 30 41 11 20 3 12 6 61
  32.2% 30.0% 65.4% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 12