News

No. 1 Arizona falls at Cal

No. 1 Arizona falls at Cal

California coach Mike Montgomery is surrounded by his players during a time out in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Creighton in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Nati Harnik

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Justin Cobbs hit a step-back jumper with 0.9 seconds left, and California stunned No. 1 Arizona 60-58 on Saturday night to hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season.

Cobbs dribbled to his left and beat Nick Johnson, then pulled up in front of a defender to sink the winning shot that sent a raucous crowd at Haas Pavilion spilling onto the court. Cal coach Mike Montgomery and security had to usher fans away before the final play.

Gabe York’s full-court pass was knocked down to give the Golden Bears (15-7, 6-3 Pac-12) their first victory over a top-ranked opponent since Jan. 30, 1994, when they beat UCLA 85-70 at the Oakland Coliseum.

Arizona (21-1, 8-1) was one of just three unbeaten teams left in Division I. Now only second-ranked Syracuse (21-0), which beat No. 17 Duke 91-89 in overtime Saturday, and No. 4 Wichita State (23-0) remain.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Pacquiao knocked Algieri down 6 times, dominates

Fresh
Pacquiao Bradley News Conference

Pacquiao gets a signature win that should put to rest the idea he's declining and maybe even set up a fight next year with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

in Local

Lynden museum won’t give up all its guns after all

old guns

A pawn shop offered to do the museum's paperwork for them

in Local Sports

Big plays help Huskies race past Beavers

Washington's John Ross returns a punt against Arizona State in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Seattle.

The Huskies became bowl eligible with a 37-13 win over Oregon State on Saturday night.

in Local Sports

WWU men wins exhibition at American University-Puerto Rico

western washington logo generic copy/wwu

Western Washington University concluded its trip to Puerto Rico on Saturday by defeating American University, 85-68, in a men's basketball exhibition game at Complejo Deportive.

in Local Sports

WWU women defeats UCSD

Updated
Viking at Carver

The Western Washington University women's basketball team rallied from a seven-point deficit and went on to claim an 80-77 overtime win over UC-San Diego to conclude final-day action at the West Region Crossover Classic on Saturday at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU campus.