BERKELEY, Calif. -- Freshman Gary Franklin shook off a two-game shooting slump and scored 13 points, Bak Bak came off the bench with career highs of 12 points and six rebounds and California beat UC Davis 74-62 on Wednesday night.
Franklin was 4-for-8 from the floor on Wednesday, making three 3-pointers. He had missed 21 of 26 shots in his last two games.
Markhuri Sanders-Frison added 10 points on 5-of-5 shooting for the Golden Bears (4-2) while helping third-year coach Mike Montgomery notch his 50th win at Cal in 74 games. It's the fastest a Cal coach has reached 50 wins since Nibs Price did it in 60 games from 1924-29.
Montgomery also moved within three wins of 600 for his career.
Joe Harden scored a career-high 27 points for UC Davis (3-5) in the schools' first meeting in 24 years. The Golden Bears are 31-0 in the series.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite