Pope, Akanno lead Oregon State past Cal 68-48

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Pope scored 19 points, Dexter Akanno added 16, and Oregon State defeated California 68-48. Glenn Taylor Jr. added 11 points for Oregon State, which shot 54% both overall and from 3-point distance, making 13 of 24 from beyond the arc. The Beavers made one free throw in six tries. Kuany Kuany scored 15 points for Cal. The Golden Bears shot 37.5% overall and made 3 of 15 3-pointers. California was within 10 points early in the second half before Akanno hit a 3-pointer and Pope added six points on a three-point play and a 3-pointer to give the Beavers a 19-point lead with 15:58 remaining. Oregon State’s lead peaked at 58-30 with 6:25 to go.

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