Cal improved to 4-0 with a 75-47 rout of Southern Utah, coached by Nick Robinson, a former player under Mike Montgomery at Stanford.
Tyrone Wallace had 15 points and four rebounds and Richard Solomon contributed 14 points and seven rebounds.
Montgomery used 13 players in the first half, at which point the Bears led 39-20. The Bears scored the game’s first 14 points and held Southern Utah to 29 percent for the game.
The Thunderbirds (1-2) got as close as 17 before Cal quickly extended the margin to as manyh as 38 points.
Justin Cobbs had six points and eight assists, David Kravish contributed nine rebounds and eight rebounds, Jabari Bird battled foul trouble and scored eight, and Ricky Kreklow and Jordan Mathews each chipped in nine points.
The Bears are off until next Monday, when they face Arkansas in the opening round of the Maui Invitational.