California routs Utah Valley 85-51

Patrick Christopher scored 18 points, Jerome Randle had 16 and

California easily beat Utah Valley 85-51 in the first round of the

Golden Bear Classic on Monday night.

Theo Robertson added 13 points in his third game back from a

foot injury for Cal, which was coming off a 25-point loss to

top-ranked Kansas.

The Bears (7-4) will play Santa Barbara for the tournament

championship on Tuesday. The game will also be Cal’s final tuneup

before opening its Pac-10 schedule at home against Stanford on Jan.

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Jordan Swarbrick had 15 points and four assists for Utah Valley

(6-6), which had won five of seven before falling to the Bears.