Perrantes lifts No. 5 Virginia past California, 63-62 in OT

Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon, center, tries to get past California guard Jabari Bird, left, and Stephen Domingo during an NCAA basketball game Tuesday Dec. 22, 2015, in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – London Perrantes made a 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining in overtime Tuesday night and No. 5 Virginia survived a poor shooting night and beat California 63-62 for its ninth consecutive victory.

Anthony Gill led Virginia (10-1) with 17 points, freshman Jarred Reuter had 11 and Perrantes and Malcolm Brogdon each had 10, but the Cavaliers made just 21 of 54 shots (38.9 percent) and never led until just 1:04 was left in regulation.

Jaylen Brown scored 18 and Jordan Mathews 16 for the Golden Bears (9-3), whose five-game winning streak was snapped. Cal led by as many as 11 twice in the second-half, but scored just two points in the last 7 1/2 minutes.

In overtime, three points each from Brown and Wallace and a putback by Ivan Rabb gave Cal a 60-54 lead with 2:25 remaining, but Isaiah Wilkins’ putback turned into a 3-point play for Virginia, and Brogdon followed two free throws by Brown with his third 3-pointer of the game to make it 62-60.

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