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Cal pulls away late, stops WSU


In what was the best game of the season, regardless of the outcome, Cal pulled away from WSU in the final minutes again, winning 71-63. Both teams shot the lights out, with the Cougars hitting more than 60 percent of their shots until the final 2 minutes and Cal over 50 all night. The Bears, however, had a decided edge at the free-throw line, wher the hit 13 of 16 and the Cougars hit, well ... they shot one. All night. More than anything, though, WSU had no answer for Patrick Christopher, again. He had been in a shooting slump but torched the Cougars for 20. Theo Robertson added 17 and Jerome Randle 20. Taylor Rochestie led WSU with 19 while Klay Thompson added 15, including back-to-back 3s that tied the game at 60. We'll be back in about an hour with our story …

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