Crabbe's 23 leads Cal past Prairie View A&M

Crabbe's 23 leads Cal past Prairie View A&M
December 22, 2012, 7:26 pm
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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Allen Crabbe broke out of his brief shooting slump with 23 points, Richard Solomon had a career-high 18 points and nine rebounds and California beat Prairie View A&M 85-53 on Saturday afternoon.

Justin Cobbs added 14 points for California (8-3), which has won two straight after a season-worst three-game losing streak.

The Golden Bears trailed early then used runs of 14-0 and 11-0 to take control, getting good production from its perimeter offense while dominating in the paint.

Solomon, who had a previous best of 14 points, led the Golden Bears' inside attack while Crabbe went 8 for 11 from the floor to record his 19th career game with 20 points or more.

Jourdan DeMuynck had 11 points and five rebounds for Prairie View (5-7).