Washington (14-12, 6-7) struggled from the field, finishing at just 36 percent for the game. The loss dropped the Huskies down to eighth in the Pac-12 conference standings with three weeks to the regular season remaining.
Meanwhile, Washington State (8-10, 1-5) suffered its sixth loss in its last eight games. One major component in the loss to the Bears, Saturday, was the team getting just 12 points from its starting five.
Cal (13-4, 4-0) remained undefeated in Pac-12 conference play by out-shooting the Huskies 55 percent to 30 percent from the field.