UCLA 76, Cal 75: Michael Roll Stuns Golden Bears Late

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January 7, 2010 – Berkeley, CA (Sports Network) – Michael Roll hit a jumper with 1.9 seconds remaining in overtime, lifting the UCLA Bruins to a thrilling 76-75 victory over the California Golden Bears in Pac-10 play at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley.

Roll finished the game with 19 points, as UCLA (7-8, 2-1 Pac-10) defeated Cal in Berkeley for the sixth straight time. Nikola Dragovic tallied 18 points and Reeves Nelson had 15 in the winning effort.

Theo Robertson tied his career-high with 24 points and seven boards for the Bears (9-5, 1-1), while Patrick Christopher checked in with 14 points and nine rebounds.

Jamal Boykin gave Cal a 75-74 lead after he banked home a 15-footer with 21 seconds remaining. Roll, though, scooped up the ball on a broken play and hit a 13-foot jumper for the UCLA victory.

The Bruins shot 50.0 percent from the floor on the night, as they rallied from a 34-26 halftime deficit.

Cal, which opened Pac-10 play with a 26-point triumph of Stanford, had its three-game win streak snapped.

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