Posted March 24, 2013 on
California guard Allen Crabbe scored just eight points on 3-of-9 shooting in what might have been his last game as a Bear, a 66-60 NCAA Tournament loss to Syracuse.

(Insert Simpsons reference) Cal’s Allen Crabbe drilled in groin with basketball (GIF)

During Thursday’s tilt between the Cal Golden Bears and the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels, an unfortunate and painful experience befell Cal star Allen Crabbe. When a Runnin’ Rebels player attempted to save a ball going out of bounds by wildly throwing it back into play, poor Crabbe’s crotch was directly in the line of fire. The shot to the groin immediately dropped Crabbe to the ground...

Cal's Allen Crabbe takes ball to the groin as UNLV player tries to save it (Video)

There were plenty of memorable moments from the start of yesterday's 2013 NCAA men's basketball tournament but one that might have been forgotten involved University of California forward Allen Crabbe. As UNLV's Bryce Dejean-Jones attempted to save a ball from going out of bounds, he rocketed the ball at Crabbe where it hit Allen in a sensitive area:

California loses to Syracuse 66-60 in NCAA tourney

Wherever Allen Crabbe went, Syracuse's zone defense followed. With the Pac-12 Player of the Year bottled up by the Orange, California had little chance to advance in the NCAA tournament despite having the home-crowd advantage. Crabbe was held to eight points on 3-for-9 shooting, backcourt mate Justin Cobbs scored just five points and the 12th-ranked Golden Bears once again...

CSDTV: Cold Cobbs

California guard Justin Cobbs scored just five points on 2-of-9 shooting in the Bears' 66-60 loss to Syracuse.

CSDTV: Kravish and Wallace

Sophomore forward David Kravish and freshman shooter Tyrone Wallace talk about California's third-round exit at the hands of Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament.

CSDTV: Solo Show Not Enough

California forward Richard Solomon had 22 points and 14 rebounds, both new career highs, but the Bears fell to Syracuse 66-60 in the NCAA Tournament.

CSDTV: Zoned Out

California forward Robert Thurman had nine points and two rebounds in his final game for the Bears, a 66-60 NCAA Tournament loss to Syracuse.

CSDTV: Jefferson Has Banner Day

Jalen Jefferson and the rest of the California linebacking corps was put through the ringer on Saturday at the spring game, but the redshirt sophomore, along with Hardy Nickerson, Jr., and David Wilkerson each tallied six tackles to tie for the team lead.
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