Golden Bears vs Bruins Final: 35-7 - Recap
|Golden Bears vs Bruins Final: 35-7 - Recap|
California got a 151-yard performance from Shane Vereen as a key part of its 35-7 victory over the Bruins on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Golden Bears were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 49.5.
Kevin Riley completed 9 of 16 pass attempts for 83 yards for the Golden Bears in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Johnathan Franklin rushed for 54 yards for UCLA, while Anthony Barr added 3 yards. Kevin Prince threw for 99 yards for the Bruins, while receivers Taylor Embree and Ricky Marvray had 48 and 38 yards respectively.
UCLA lost the offensive yardage battle to California 387-144 yards in Saturday's game. California had more first downs as that total ended up 22-12.
UCLA lost the time of possession battle 34:08/25:52, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, California takes its act on the road to face Southern Cal looking for another win. For UCLA, they head on the road to face Oregon.