Embattled California quarterback Zach Maynard threw for 118 yards and a touchdown before leaving with an injury, Isi Sofele ran for 138 yards and a TD and California routed Washington State 30-7 on Saturday to move within one victory of becoming bowl eligible.
California quarterback Zach Maynard spent a lot of time trying to keep his brother Keenan Allen out of trouble while the two were growing up together.
Keith Price threw for 292 yards and three touchdowns and Chris Polk added a touchdown on the ground as Washington knocked off California 31-23 to get off to their best start in six years.
Allen Crabbe scored 26 points, Markhuri Sanders-Frison added 16 and Cal overcame a slow start to beat Oregon State 87-76 Saturday.
Markhuri Sanders-Frison and Allen Crabbe scored 18 points apiece to help California win its third straight Pac-10 game and deny Oregon a rare Bay Area sweep with an 85-77 victory on Saturday.
Darxia Morris had a career-high 22 points, Jasmine Dixon shook off some early shooting struggles to make two key baskets down the stretch and No. 8 UCLA held on to beat California 65-56 on Saturday.
Lindsay Sherbert scored 20 points, including six 3-pointers, to lead California past Arizona 80-60 on Saturday.
Jorge Gutierrez overcame a terrible shooting night to make a key 3-pointer with 1:09 left to play as California held on to beat Cal Poly 51-41 on Saturday.
Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and led No. 7 Stanford to scores on all eight possessions he played as the Cardinal beat California 48-14 Saturday for its most lopsided win in the Big Game in 80 years.
Shane Vereen ran for 112 yards and two touchdowns, and up-and-down California snapped a six-game road losing streak that dated to last season with a 20-13 win over Washington State on Saturday.