COL BKB: Arizona 87, California 59

Feb. 27, 2014 at 12:39 AM
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TUCSON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson scored 22 points Wednesday and third-ranked Arizona downed visiting California 87-59 for the Wildcats' 20th straight home victory.

Johnson also had seven rebounds for Arizona (26-2, 13-2 Pac-12), and Kaleb Tarczewski scored 16 points.

Aaron Gordon and T.J. McConnell both had 13 points for the Wildcats.

Justin Cobbs led Cal (18-10, 9-6) with 12 points. Richard Solomon and Tyrone Wallace both had nine.

Cal started quickly with an 8-2 run to start the game; however Arizona went on a 9-0 run late in the half to take the lead for good. Arizona led 44-29 at halftime and did not allow the Golden Bears to get closer than nine points in the second half.

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