By Jeff Faraudo
Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 10:26 am in Basketball.
Thursday night’s 80-64 loss at Oregon State by the numbers:
1/2 — Cal’s game lead over Arizona State and USC in the Pac-10 standings
1 — 3-point baskets made by Cal in the second half
3 — Cal losses to OSU in four tries over the past two seasons
4 – Length of winning streak the Bears still have not achieved this season
6.25 – -Jerome Randle’s 3-point shooting percentage (1-for-16) vs. OSU the past three games
7 — Assists by OSU senior Seth Tarver, who also had 16 points and four steals
9 — Oregon State steals
12 – Free throws by OSU center Roeland Schaftenaar (in 15 attempts), more than he’s made in any game in his career.
13 — Offensive rebounds by the Beavers, who average only 9.4
20 — Combined total of points and rebounds by OSU freshman Joe Burton, whose 12 points were his most in a Pac-10 game and eight rebounds were a career high.
24 — OSU points off Cal turnovers
25 – Seasons since the Pac-10 champion (1985 USC and Washington) had as many as five conference defeats.
26 — Cal’s ranking in RealTimeRPI.com Friday morning, down five spots from the day before.
29 — Points scored by freshman Jared Cunningham of San Leandro HS in two games against Cal this season.
33 — Season-low combined point total of Jerome Randle, Patrick Christopher and Theo Robertson, who entered the game averaging 49.7 ppg.
37.5 — Cal’s second-half shooting percentage
57.1 — OSU’s second-half shooting percentage
80 — Points scored by the Beavers, the most they’ve had in a Pac-10 game in two seasons under coach Craig Robinson