BERKELEY (CBS / AP) — Jabari Bird scored 19 points, David Kravish had 13 points and eight rebounds and California beat Arkansas 75-64 on Monday night to advance to the third round of the NIT.
Tyrone Wallace added 16 points for the Golden Bears (21-13), who play top-seeded SMU on Wednesday.READ MORE: FDA to Consider Pfizer Application for COVID Booster Shots on Friday
California (21-13) led by 24 with 12:30 remaining before a late flurry by the Razorbacks trimmed the gap to single digits in the final minute following a three-point play by Rashad Madden.READ MORE: Marin County Uses State Grant to Seal Rural Roads With Recycled Tires
Wallace, who struggled with his shot in the second half, made four free throws and Justin Cobbs added two down the stretch to help the Bears advance to the quarterfinals of the NIT for the first time since 2000.
Madden had 15 points while Bobby Portis added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Arkansas (22-12).MORE NEWS: Contractor Who Bribed San Francisco Public Works Director Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison
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