BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Richard Solomon scored seven points as part of an opening 14-0 run and California got another steady performance from Tyrone Wallace in a 75-47 win over Southern Utah on Monday.
Justin Cobbs added six points and eight assists for the Golden Bears (4-0), who overcame an off night by leading scorer Jabari Bird. Cal’s freshman guard had eight points but shot just 1 of 3 and committed eight turnovers.
Solomon finished with a season-high 14 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots while Wallace had 15 points and four rebounds. The two combined with David Kravish to score 15 points during a 24-3 run in the second half when Cal pushed its lead to 38.
A.J. Hess scored 14 points for Southern Utah. The Thunderbirds (1-2) shot just 29.3 percent.