California looked more like the team contending for the title than the team that had lost two straight coming in. Remember how people talked about Terrence Ross being motivated in the tournament after being snubbed for the MVP. Well, it appears that Jorge Gutierrez was motivated by people saying he didn’t deserve it. The senior guard scored 22 points pulled down six boards and dished out seven assists. All five of Cal’s starters finished in double figures.
Stanford got 22 points and seven boards from Andrew Zimmerman … yes the Andrew Zimmerman below getting posterized.
Chasson Randle added 19 points.
Postgame press conference transcripts after the jump