California 79, Pacific 54

Patrick Christopher had game-high totals of 22 points and 10

rebounds Wednesday night to lead California to a 79-54 victory over

Pacific.

The Stockton Showcase turned into a showcase for Cal’s shooters

as the Bears shot 53 percent in the first Division I basketball

game played at Stockton Arena. The crowd of 8,704 was the largest

ever for a Pacific home game.

Jerome Randle had 15 points and six assists for the Bears (6-3),

who took command early in the first half and extended their lead

throughout the game.

Jamal Boykin had 13 points and six rebounds for Cal, and Jorge

Gutierrez added 10 points.

Michael Nunnally led Pacific (6-2) with 16 points and four

rebounds.

Cal limited the Tigers to 33 percent shooting and held Sam

Willard, Pacific’s leading scorer, to one point.