Feb. 23, 2012
-Junior guard Chris Hines scored a team-high 15 points, hitting double digits for the fourth straight game and the eighth time in the last nine games. It was his 14th double figure game of the year and the 22nd of his career. Hines also added three rebounds, an assist and a career-high three steals.
-Junior guard Cedric Martin scored 11 points, including three 3-pointers, and tied his career-high of eight rebounds, which was also the game high. It was Martin's 11th game in double digits. He also added two assists.
-Junior center Jason Washburn scored 10 points on 5-of-10 from the field, scoring double figures for the 17th time this year and 28th time in his career, and grabbed five rebounds.
-The Utes shot 81.8% (9-of-11) at the free throw line, shooting better than 76% for the fourth time in the last five games and better than 80% for the second time in their last three.
-Junior forward Dijon Farr finished the game with four points, seven rebounds and a soaring blocked shot in the second half.
-Freshman guard Kareem Storey led the team with four assists while scoring four points and tying his career high of four rebounds.
-Utah held Cal to just 60 points, its third-lowest total of the year, and gave up only 40.4% shooting (23-of-57) including 18.2% (2-of-11) from 3-point range. California averages 48.7% from the floor and 38.0% from beyond the arc.
-The Utes were only outrebounded by three , 36-33, but struggled on the offensive glass, finishing the game with just three offensive rebounds to Cal's eight. Freshman forward Blake Wilkinson accounted for two of them while scoring two points at the free throw line and making a steal as well.
-California posted 15 assists with only eight turnovers, while the Utes committed 18 turnovers and tallied just nine assists.
-Trailing by as many as 16 points in the second half, Utah used a 9-0 run to get within second points with 9:36 remaining.
Scores First: California