Cal basketball is now in full-swing as the Pac-10 season opened up at Haas Pavilion Saturday against rival Stanfurd. The Cardinal are a struggling team this season, as second year head coach Johnny Dawkins really only has one player, Landry Fields, and a bunch of role players. Saturday, it was clear that if Fields isn't hitting his shots, the Cardinal are going to be in trouble. The Bears wiped the floor with the Cardinal, defeating them 92-66 behind Jerome Randle's 24 points and 7 assists. What might be the most important thing to take away from this game however, is the continued development of sophomore center Max Zhang. The 7"3' Zhang had a career high 13 points to go along with four rebounds and 3 blocks (and countless other shot alterations). What Cal seriously lacks to take it to the next level is a consistent inside force; after the three guards (Randle, Christopher, Robertson) and forward Jamal Boykin, the Bears are pretty much comprised of role players. If Zhang can become a consistent performer on the front line, the Bears will be much more difficult to defeat and their Pac-10 Championship chances will grow. Getting off to a strong Pac-10 start is key if this team wants to contend with Washington for the Pac-10 title, next up are UCLA and USC at home.