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Justin Cobbs scored 17 points, Richard Solomon got six of his 12 points down the stretch to help fuel a pivotal rally and California beat Georgia Tech 68-57 on Friday night to advance to the championship game of the DirecTV Classic.
Allen Crabbe added 13 points and five assists for Cal, which is off to a 5-0 start. Cal's opponent in Sunday's title game will be Pacific, which beat St. Mary's 76-66 earlier Friday and topped Xavier 70-67 in Thursday's first-round game. The Golden Bears got to the semifinal round with a 73-70 win over Drake.
Mfon Udofia had 16 points and Kammeon Holsey came off the bench to score 14 for Georgia Tech (3-1), which shot 39 percent from the field, was 2 of 15 from 3-point range and was outrebounded 41-29.
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Led by guards Justin Cobbs and Allen Crabbe, California shows plenty of promise during the DirecTV Classic, capped by their 78-58 championship game win over Pacific.
Justin Cobbs scored four of his 21 points in the final 71 seconds, Allen Crabbe had 15 points and California rallied from nine points down in the final 7 minutes to beat Drake 73-70 on Thursday night in an opening-round game of the DirecTV Classic.
Richard Solomon had 10 points for the Bears (4-0) before fouling out in the final seconds. Each of Cal's first three wins was decided...
Allen Crabbe scored 24 points, Justin Cobbs added 20, and California pulled away in the final 6 minutes to beat Pacific 78-58 on Sunday to win the DirecTV Classic.
The Golden Bears, who are off to their first 6-0 start 2007, were 22 for 25 on free throws.
Cal leads 26-2 in the all-time series between the Northern California schools.
Ross Rivera scored 13 points for Pacific (3...