Steve Levy went 16-for-23 passing for 228 yards and two touchdowns while DeSean Jackson added 130 yards and two touchdowns on six catches for the Golden Bears (8-4), who won their final two games of the season.
John Beck was 35-of-53 for 352 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions for the Cougars (6-6). He set Las Vegas Bowl records for completions, attempts and yards, while tying for the most scoring passes.
Cal is 2-1 in the last three years in bowl games while BYU ended the year with two straight losses.
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