Cobbs powers Cal past Washington State 80-76 - NBC Sports

Cobbs powers Cal past Washington State 80-76
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California guard Justin Cobbs (1) drives against Washington State forward D.J. Shelton (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Dean Hare)
February 13, 2014, 1:37 am

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Justin Cobbs scored 22 points, 15 in the second half and seven in overtime, as California held off Washington State's 3-point barrage, 80-76 on Wednesday night.

Cobbs' three-point play put Cal up 69-67 with 26 seconds left in regulation before DaVonte Lacy hit two free throws for Washington State to send the game into overtime.

Cobbs made 5 of 6 free throws in overtime and ended the game with a dunk at the buzzer.

Richard Solomon added 15 points for California (16-8, 7-4 Pac-12) before picking up his fifth foul with less than a minute gone in overtime.

DaVonte Lacy scored a career-high 39 points, including eight 3-pointers, for Washington State (9-15, 2-10). D.J. Shelton added 18 points and a career-high 19 rebounds.

The Cougars made nine 3-pointers in the second half and didn't make a two-point basket, after halftime, until the 6:11 mark.

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