BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Isaac Bonton made 7 of 11 shots and finished with 21 points, five rebounds and six assists to help Washington State beat California 71-60 on Thursday night.
Efe Abogidi added 12 points and nine rebounds and Noah Williams scored 11 points for the Cougars (9-1, 2-1 Pac-12). Abogidi made 3 of 4 from 3-point range and Bonton hit 2 of 4 from the arc.
Washington State used an 8-0 run to take its biggest lead at 51-36 on Williams’ layup with 12:14 left in the second half. The Golden Bears (5-7, 0-5) closed within seven when Jalen Celestine’s 3-pointer made it 65-58 with 1:09 left but got no closer.
Andre Kelly had 11 points, and Ryan Betley and Lars Thiemann added 10 points each for Cal.