California 73, UCLA 63

Justin Cobbs scored 18 points and California withstood UCLA’s

late rally to win 73-63 Saturday, moving the Golden Bears into sole

possession of first in the Pac-12 with their 20th victory of the


Allen Crabbe added 14 and Jorge Gutierrez 13 for the Bears

(20-6, 10-3), who shot 52 percent from the floor in completing

their first season sweep of the Bruins since 1993-94. The Bears

beat Southern California 75-49 on Thursday night and have won all

four regular-season games against the LA schools for the first time

since 1958-59.

The Bears had been tied for first in the league with Washington,

which plays at Oregon State on Sunday. They earned their third

20-win season under coach Mike Montgomery.

Jerime Anderson scored 16 points, Lazeric Jones 15 and David

Wear 11 for the Bruins (14-11, 7-6), who lost at home for the first

time in six games.