Allen Crabbe scored 27 points and Tyrone Wallace and Justin Cobbs added 10 each as California defeated USC 72-64 on Saturday night.
Zach Maynard matched his career high with four touchdown passes and added a fifth on the ground and California took advantage of six turnovers to stun No. 25 UCLA 43-17 on Saturday night.
Jorge Gutierrez had a career-high 18 points and eight assists, Markhuri Sanders-Frison added 15 points and 10 rebounds and California won its season opener 80-63 over Cal State Northridge on Tuesday night.
Matt Barkley passed for 352 yards and a school record-tying five touchdowns, and Southern California roared to a 42-point halftime lead while snapping its first losing streak in nine years with a 48-14 victory against California on Saturday.
Shane Vereen rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns, Marvin Jones scored on a 48-yard reverse, and California’s defense limited UCLA to 144 yards of offense in the Golden Bears’ 35-7 victory Saturday.
California quarterback Kevin Riley spent the bye week watching several Pac-10 games. His impression? The Golden Bears can’t afford to fall any farther back in the conference standings. Their safety net disappeared two weeks ago in the desert when Cal lost to Arizona 10-9 on a touchdown in the final 75 seconds.