Cats open Pac-10 play with win

The final score was not indicative of how the game really went. Arizona dominated most of the game and opened the Pac-10 season if fine fashion with a 94-85 win over Cal.

The Wildcats led by as many as 22, but after Lute Olson cleared the bench to play the reserves Cal made a late push back to respectability.

Two late threes in the final 10 seconds cut the lead to single digits.

The game was very close until the Wildcats rattled off a 33-11 run to pull away from the Bears.

The Cats shot 60% from the field and a stellar 45% from the field. At one point in the first half the Wildcats made three pointers on three consecutive possessions.

Four Wildcats finished in double figures and Mustafa Shakur flirted with a a double double.

The senior point guard had eight points, nine rebounds and nine assists.

Marcus Williams led the Wildcats with 21 points, making all eight of his field goal attempts. Ironically enough, the sophomore struggled from the foul line, making just 4-7 from the charity stripe.

Ivan Radenovic added 17 points and nine rebounds. Jawann McClellan added 16, while Chase Budinger added 12.

Five Cal players scored in double figures, led by Ryan Anderson's 16 points.

Cal went on a 19-6 run to end the game, getting a pair off threes in the final seven seconds.

Arizona is riding a 10-game win streak after losing the season opener in Virginia.

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