BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Betley scored 17 points, Joel Brown had all 12 of his in the second half and shorthanded California used a late run to beat Seattle University 70-65 on Tuesday.
Cal was without its top-two scorers in Matt Bradley (19.1 points per game) and Grant Anticevich (10.3), and trailed for the first 32 minutes of the game. Betley banked in a 3-pointer with 7:17 to go for Cal’s first lead.
Brown hit two 3-pointers about a minute apart to start a 10-0 run and senior Makale Foreman closed it by making his second basket of the game, in eight attempts, and two free throws for an eight-point lead with 31 seconds left.
Kuany Kuany added 11 points and Andre Kelly had eight points and 11 rebounds for Cal (5-4), which has won three straight games for the first time since beginning last season 4-0. Bradley was out due to an ankle injury and Anticevich had an appendectomy.
Riley Grigsby had 20 points and eight rebounds, and Darrion Trammell added 15 points, five rebounds, eight assists and three steals for Seattle (5-5). Emeka Udenyi scored a career-high 14 points with 10 rebounds.
Seattle was playing its third Pac-12 opponent this season, losing to UCLA 78-52 and Washington 73-41 earlier this month. It was the third time in coach Jim Hayford’s four years the Redhawks have played at least three Pac-12 teams in a single season.
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