California Downs Oakland 64-60 - Match Report
California grabbed a 64-60 win over Oakland on Friday, behind a 24-point effort from Jabari Bird at Haas Pavilion.
California did not, however, defeat Oakland against the spread, which closed at 20.5 at most sportsbooks.
California got 13 points from Justin Cobbs and another 11 points from Richard Solomon. Justin Cobbs contributed 5 assists, while Richard Solomon cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Oakland got 21 points from Travis Bader in a losing cause and another 13 points from Kahlil Felder. Corey Petros contributed 4 assists for them, while Corey Petros had 13 rebounds.
California hit the break trailing 30-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
California won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-33.