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Basketball: WSU game thread

FINAL SCORE: Cal 88, WSU 81. Bears are 9-7, 2-2 in the Pac-10. Crabbe scored 30 points. Kamp had 18 points. Sanders-Frison had 14 points, 10 rebounds. Smith nine points, nine assists. WSU (12-5, 2-3) got 36 from Thompson, most by any player in the Pac-10 this season.

0:39.6 OT: Cal leads 84-81 after two FTs by Gutierrez. He then stole the ball from Thompson and Smith is shooting two for Cal: made the first and the second. It’s 86-81.

1:20 OT: Cal’s lead is 82-79 and Moore is shooting two FTs after MSF fouled out. He had 14 points, 10 rebounds. Moore made the first, and the second. A one-point game.

2:13 OT: Cal leads 82-76 after a hook shot by MSF, a drive by Crabbe and a layup by MSF off a feed from Kamp. WSU called timeout. The Beas have Smith chasing the much taller Thompson in the OT in a box-and-one defense.

END OF REGULATION: Cal 74,WSU 74. Yes, we have overtime. Gutierrez lost the handle on the ball, picked it up and missed a wild 15-foot shot just before the buzzer.

0:13.2 2nd H: It’s tied at 74-all afer Thompson just bombed in a 26-footer. He has 36 points — his season-high. Kamp had made two FTs with 20.5 seconds left for a three-point Cal lead. The Bears called timeout and have possession.

0:44.9 2nd H: Cal took a 72-71 lead when Crabbe netted both FTs after the foul by Thompson with 3:30 left. Seven possessions later, that’s still our score. Cal called timeout and has the ball. There are 25 seconds on the shot clock. All five starters on the floor.

3:30 2nd H: WSU leads 71-70 after a long 3-pointer by Thompson, who has 33 points — 20 in the second half. The game was tied twice earlier this half, but this is WSU’s first lead since 10-9. But Thompson also just picked up his fourth foul.

7:40 2nd H: KT hit the free throw.

FROM PALO ALTO: Stanford upset No. 17 Washington 58-56.

7:40 2nd H: Thompson just scored on a postup and drew a fourth PF from MSF. Cal leads 66-63 with Thompson shooting one. He has 27 points.

11:46 2nd H: Crabbe just hit a jumper and it’s 60-50 Cal. He has 24 points. Moments later, Gutierrez picked up his third PF. Thompson is coming back in for WSU.

13:44 2nd H: Smith’s jumper gave the Bears a 56-50 lead.  He has seven points and has tied his career high with seven assists.

14:53 2nd H: Thompson just picked up his third PF and is sitting.

15:41 2nd H: Crabbe just scored on a transition layup and will shoot one FT. It’s 50-47. He made it and has 20 points. Cal 51-47.

15:41 2nd H: The Cougars have come back. Thompson just faked Gutierrez and buried a long 3-pointer (he has 20 points) and the Cal lead is 48-47. Thompson fed Reggie Moore for a 3-pointer at the shotclock buzzer on the previous possession. WSU has had the ball six times in the half and scored every time — a total of 15 points.

HALFTIME SCORE: Cal 42, WSU 32. Crabbe has 17 for Cal, equaling his career-high and his total of each of the past two games. Kamp has 12 points, Smith has six assists and four points and Sanders-Frison has six rebounds and three assists. Thompson has 13 for WSU. Cal is shooting 55.2 percent, including 5 for 7 from the 3-Pt line. WSU is shooting 41.4 percent, just 3 for 10 from deep. Both teams 5 for 6 at the FT line. Cal has a 19-12 rebounding advantage.

3:37 1st H: Crabbe hits one of two FTs on the “T” and the lead is 10 points.

3:37 1st H: Two more 3-pointers by Crabbe, who has 16 points, and Cal leads 37-28. The lead was 14 points just a few moments ago. The Cougars have outscored Cal 6-3 over the past minute, but Reggie Moore was called for a technical foul for hanging on the rim after a dunk.

6:44 1st H: Cal leads 29-17. Crabbe has hit a pair of 3-pointers and has 10 points. Cal is shooting 61 percent from the field, including 3 for 4 from 3-Pt. Bears also own a 13-7 rebounding edge. WSU shooting 33 percent. Since it was 11-all, Cal has outscored the Cougs 18-6.

AT HALFTIME: Stanford leads Washington 29-28.

11:14 1st H: Cal leads 19-11, having scored eight straight points. Crabbe has the last four on a breakaway dunk and a nice pullup jumper off a headfake. Emerson Murray came in for Cal a few minutes and took a turn defensively on Thompson. Richard Solomon just checked in for MSF.

THIS SCORE JUST IN: UCLA blew all of a 37-22 halftime lead, then held off Oregon State 62-57 in Corvallis. UCLA improved to 2-2 in the Pac-10, 10-6 overall. OSU is 2-3, 7-9.

15:50 1st H: It’s 7-7 at the first media timeout. Klay Thompson, shadowed by Gutierrez. has four points and Abe Lodwick has a 3-pointer. Gutierrez hit a 3-pointer for Cal.

A CHANGE: The Cougars are starting sophomore Brock Motum in place of DeAngelo Casto. Not sure why.

STARTING LINEUPS: Cal goes with Markhuri Sanders-Frison, Harper Kamp, Allen Crabbe, Jorge Gutierrez and Brandon Smith. WSU’s starting five is DeAngelo Casto, Abe Lodwick, Klay Thompson, Marcus Capers and Reggie Moore.

WELCOME: We’re back at Haas Pavilion for the Bears (8-7, 1-2) against the Washington State Cougars (12-4, 2-2). Be back shortly with starting lineups.

Jeff Faraudo