Cal’s upset bid falls short against Syracuse

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Tyler Ennis scored 28 points and led two key second-half runs that carried No. 8 Syracuse past Cal 92-81 in the Maui Invitational on Tuesday.

Justin Cobbs scored 18 points for the Golden Bears (5-1), who will play Dayton in the third-place game today. The game was close until midway through the second half, with 10 ties and 12 lead changes.

Jabari Bird scored 17 points for Cal and David Kravish had 15. The Bears played without Richard Solomon because of an abrasion on his right eye. Solomon started Cal’s previous five games.

PITTSBURGH 88, STANFORD 67

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Lamar Patterson’s 24 points led five players in double-figure scoring as Pittsburgh routed Stanford in the championship game of the Progressive Legends Classic.

Dwight Powell led the Cardinal with 20 points. Anthony Brown and Chasson Randle had 16 and 10, respectively.

WOMEN

Stanford 86, Purdue 69

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico — Chiney Ogwumike scored 17 of her 22 points in the second half to lead No. 6 Stanford to a win in the Hardwood Tournament For Hope over 16th-ranked Purdue and earn Cardinal coach Tara VanDerveer her 899th career victory. With her next win, the Hall of Famer will become the fifth women’s basketball coach to reach the 900-win milestone, joining Pat Summitt, Sylvia Hatchell, C. Vivian Stringer and Jody Conradt.

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