Cal was without its top-two scorers in Matt Bradley (19.1 points per game) and Grant Anticevich (10.3), and trailed for the first 32 minutes of the game. Betley banked in a 3-pointer with 7:17 to go for Cal's first lead.
Brown hit two 3-pointers about a minute apart to start a 10-0 run and senior Makale Foreman closed it by making his second basket of the game, in eight attempts, and two free throws for an eight-point lead with 31 seconds left.
Kuany Kuany added 11 points and Andre Kelly had eight points and 11 rebounds for Cal (5-4), which has won three straight games for the first time since beginning last season 4-0. Bradley was out due to an ankle injury and Anticevich had an appendectomy.
Riley Grigsby had 20 points and eight rebounds, and Darrion Trammell added 15 points, five rebounds, eight assists and three steals for Seattle (5-5). Emeka Udenyi scored a career-high 14 points with 10 rebounds.
Seattle was playing its third Pac-12 opponent this season, losing to UCLA 78-52 and Washington 73-41 earlier this month. It was the third time in coach Jim Hayford’s four years the Redhawks have played at least three Pac-12 teams in a single season.
Bouyea leads San Francisco past Fresno St. 71-63
— Jamaree Bouyea had 27 points as San Francisco defeated Fresno State 71-63 on Wednesday night.
Dixon scores 35 to lead Idaho over S. Dakota St. 98-84
— Mikey Dixon had a career-high 35 points as Idaho beat South Dakota State 98-84 on Wednesday night.
Cal throttles Idaho St. 72-46 with big second half
— Andre Kelly scored 12 points and Lars Thiemann added 12 off the bench and California opened it up in the second half on the way to a 72-46 win over Idaho State on Wednesday night.