November 12, 2006

Turnovers Sink Bears Against Arizona

It was fitting that an interception with 1:38 left in the fourth quarter when Cal had driven to the Arizona 27 yard line sealed Cal's first Pac-10 loss, a 20-24 defeat at Arizona.

All season long when Cal had not played its best offensive game, turnovers have made the difference to put the Bears over the top.

Today, the Bears found the tables turned as three critical turnovers, all interceptions, contributed to Cal's demise.

Early in the first quarter, quarterback Nate Longshore was intercepted when he threw behind tight end Craig Stevens giving linebacker Spencer Larson the opportunity to tip the ball just enough for it to stay in the air long to reach diving safety Corey Hall at the Cal 44-yard line.

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