Andre Kelly scored seven of his 11 points in a 16-0 first-half flurry that helped California rebound from a season-opening loss with an 86-61 thrashing of Northwest University of Washington in a nonconference game in Corvallis Ore., on Thursday afternoon.
Ryan Betley bombed in three 3-pointers en route to a game-high 14 points for the Golden Bears (1-1), who lost their opener Wednesday to host Oregon State.
Dejwan Walker paced Northwest (0-1), an NAIA school that was making its season debut, with 12 points.
The Eagles hung within 13-7 in the sixth minute of the game after a jumper by J.R. Delgado before Cal took command with its big run.
Kelly buried a pair of jumpers and three free throws in the burst, while Betley connected on one of his 3-pointers, as the Golden Bears built a 29-7 lead with 6:53 left in the half.
With Kelly scoring nine points,