CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS NEWS

Solomon leads California over Fresno State 67-56

Richard Solomon had his third double-double of the season with a season-high 17 points and a team-high 14 rebounds, leading California to a 67-56 victory Saturday against Fresno State. Justin Cobbs scored 13 points for the Bears (8-3), Tyrone Wallace 12 and Ricky Kreklow 11. Cal coach Mike Montgomery moved past the late John Wooden into sole possession of 27th place on the Division...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Cal fortifies defense with junior college signees

California has signed four junior college defensive players and one high school athlete as coach Sonny Dykes tries to improve on a one-win debut season. Dykes announced Wednesday that safety/outside linebacker Sam Atoe, defensive tackle David Davis, defensive end Jonathan Johnson and defensive end Trevor Kelly all signed letters of intent and will have two years of eligibility remaining...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Ragin No Longer With Program

California freshman outside linebacker Johnny Ragin III is "no longer with the program," according to a rep. We have more on the situation inside.
Via california.scout.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson, Rodgers leave Cal early for NFL

California cornerback Kameron Jackson and tight end Richard Rodgers will leave school early to enter the NFL draft. The school confirmed the decisions by the two juniors Thursday. Jackson played 30 games in his career at Cal, recording four interceptions and nine passes defensed. Rodgers caught 59 passes for 896 yards and two touchdowns in 22 games the past two seasons for the...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Kameron Jackson, Richard Rodgers leave Cal early for NFL Draft

California cornerback Kameron Jackson and tight end Richard Rodgers will leave school early to enter the NFL Draft. The school confirmed the decisions by the two juniors Thursday. Jackson played 30 games in his career at Cal, recording four interceptions and nine passes defensed. Rodgers caught 59 passes for 896 yards and two touchdowns in 22 games the past two seasons for the...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

California overpowers Furman in 90-60 win

Justin Cobbs and Tyrone Wallace each scored 18 points in helping California remain unbeaten at home with a 90-60 victory over Furman on Saturday. Jeff Powers added a career-high 18 points on six 3-pointers for the Bears (9-4), who improved to 8-0 at home. Richard Solomon added 10 points and 12 rebounds. Furman guard Stephen Croone, who scored a career-best 40 points in his last...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cal Linebacker To Transfer To OSU?

Linebacker Chad Whitener of Mansfield, Texas was ranked as the 44th best inside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com when he committed and signed with the University of California Golden Bears. In his freshman season, Whitener played in all 12 games in 2013 but did not start any games and he finished with six total tackles, four unassisted. He also had a tackle for loss and a fumble recovery.
Via oklahomastate.scout.com
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Cal beats rival Stanford 69-62 in Pac-12 opener

Tyrone Wallace scored 20 points, Justin Cobbs finished with 18 points after hitting some big shots late and California beat Bay Area rival Stanford 69-62 on Thursday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams. Richard Solomon added 14 points and 13 rebounds to power the Golden Bears (10-4, 1-0 Pac-12) inside after Stanford big men Dwight Powell and Stefan Nastic fouled out in the...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal linebacker Fortt to declare for NFL draft

California linebacker Khairi Fortt says he will forego his final year of college eligibility and declare for the NFL draft. The school confirmed Fortt's plans Friday after the defender announced his intentions early in the day on his Twitter account. Fortt, a transfer from Penn State in the summer of 2012, helped provide the Golden Bears with needed speed and playmaking ability...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal linebacker Fortt to declare himself eligible for NFL draft

California linebacker Khairi Fortt says he will forego his final year of college eligibility and declare for the NFL draft. The school confirmed Fortt's plans Friday after the defender announced his intentions early in the day on his Twitter account. Fortt, a transfer from Penn State in the summer of 2012, helped provide the Golden Bears with needed speed and playmaking ability...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Matthews scores 32, Cal beats No. 17 Oregon 96-83

Freshman guard Jordan Matthews scored a season-high 32 points and California beat No. 17 Oregon 96-83 on Thursday night, defeating the Ducks for the 12th straight time. Justin Cobbs had 20 points and 11 assists for the Golden Bears (11-4, 2-0 Pac-12), who shot 52.5 percent and had five players in double figures. Joseph Young scored 29 for the Ducks (13-2, 1-2), who went 5 of 19...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

California DT Viliami Moala to enter NFL draft

California defensive tackle Viliami Moala is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Cal confirmed on Friday that Moala would be the fourth player to leave school early. Moala joins defensive back Kameron Jackson, linebacker Khairi Fortt and tight end Richard Rodgers as underclassmen entering the NFL draft. The deadline for deciding whether to declare for the draft is...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

California defensive tackle Moala to enter NFL Draft

California defensive tackle Viliami Moala is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Cal confirmed on Friday that Moala would be the fourth player to leave school early. Moala joins defensive back Kameron Jackson, linebacker Khairi Fortt and tight end Richard Rodgers as underclassmen entering the NFL draft. The deadline for deciding whether to declare for the draft is...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cobbs 2nd half powers Cal past Oregon St, 88-83

Justin Cobbs scored 20 second-half points and sparked California to an 88-83 victory over Oregon State Saturday at Gill Coliseum. Cobbs, held scoreless in the first half, made 6 of 9 shots from the field and 7 of 8 free throws after intermission and the Bears (12-4, 3-0 Pac-12) rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit. Tyrone Wallace had 17 points and Richard Solomon added 15 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

PN Interview: Catching Prospect Andrew Knapp

Catcher Andrew Knapp was selected by the Phillies in the 2nd round of the 2013 draft out of the University of California.  In a half-season in the organization, the 21-year-old posted very good numbers, batting .253 with four home runs, 23 RBI and seven steals in 62 games for the Class A short-season Williamsport Crosscutters. Prior to being drafted by the Phillies last year, Knapp...
Via Phillies Nation
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

California RB Brendan Bigelow to enter NFL draft

California running back Brendan Bigelow has decided to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Cal's athletic department announced Bigelow's decision Wednesday, the final day for juniors to declare for the draft. He ran for 421 yards and two touchdowns on 105 attempts last season for the Golden Bears, who went 1-11 in Sonny Dykes' first season as coach. Bigelow...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal unbeaten in Pac-12; beats Washington 82-56

Tyrone Wallace scored 14 points with eight rebounds as California stayed unbeaten in the Pac-12 with an 82-56 win over Washington on Wednesday night. David Kravish added his fourth double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Justin Cobbs had 11 points and six assists and Cal coach Mike Montgomery moved into a tie for the third-most wins in conference history following...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal unbeaten in Pac-12; beats UW 82-56

BERKELEY, Calif. — David Kravish says it's simply a matter of persistence when it comes to explaining California's unbeaten start in the Pac-12 this season. That might be simplifying things a little but it was certainly the case against Washington. The Golden Bears got off to a sluggish start but stuck to their plan and eventually overwhelmed the smaller, slower Huskies 82-56 on Wednesday night.
Via washington.scout.com
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best joins California Golden Bears coaching staff

After his NFL career ams to an abrupt and severely premature end, running back Jahvid Best is returning to football the only way he can — on the sidelines. According to GoldenBearReport.com, Best will be joining his alma mater and hop onboard the Bears’ coaching staff in the role of an student assistant coach. Best is expected to help out running backs coach Pierre Ingram and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

California cruises past Washington St. 76-55

Richard Solomon had 12 points and nine rebounds, Tyrone Wallace added 13 points and California remained unbeaten in Pac-12 Conference play with a 76-51 win over Washington State on Saturday. The Golden Bears (14-4, 5-0 Pac-12) had to weather an early 18-4 run by the Cougars, then pulled away in the second half to secure their sixth straight win. It extended Cal's best start in conference...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

USC beats California 77-69 to snap 5-game skid

Nikola Jovanovic scored a career-high 23 points and Southern California led all the way in beating California 77-69 Wednesday night for the Trojans' first Pac-12 victory after an 0-5 start. Byron Wesley added 14 points and seven rebounds, Julian Jacobs and Pe'Shon Howard had 12 points each, while Howard had 10 assists for the Trojans (10-9, 1-5). They ended their worst start...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nike 2014 Cal Golden Bears Baseball Uniforms

BERKELEY - In keeping with the University’s new branding identity, the California baseball team will be sporting new uniforms when the Golden Bears open the 2014 campaign hosting the Texas Longhorns on Friday, February 14 at Evans Diamond. Click here to buy tickets. The new uniforms arrive on the heels of the visual identity the California Athletic Department launched in April...
Via Mo Better Shoes
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Cobbs hits game winning shot against #1 Arizona

Justin Cobbs’ winning shot And then there were 2. California’s Justin Cobbs, the same kid who wedged the ball between the backboard and rim a couple of nights ago on a fastbreak, hit an unbelievable game winner with less than a second left tonight to give Arizona its first loss of the season. Cobbs dribbled to his left and beat Nick Johnson, arguably one of the best players...
Via Diehardsport
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Here Is Video Of Cal’s Students Court-Storming After The Golden Bears Upset No. 1 Arizona

Last night, the California Golden Bears gave us our first super notable, deserved court-storming of the 2013-14 college basketball season. Cal hosted No. 1 and previously undefeated Arizona at Has Pavilion, and defended home court with a 60-58 with that truly went down to the final second. After the Golden Bears defense forced a turnover to seal the game with no time left, the...
Via College Spun
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Cal player screams "anything is possiblllllllllle" after Arizona win

How would you celebrate a victory if your team knocked off the best team in the country? Not many people get to find that out, but last night, the Golden Bears of California did when they defeated previously 21-0 and top-ranked Arizona. Justin Cobbs hit the game-winner with less than one second remaining on the clock, the Cal students stormed the floor, and it was pandemonium in...
Via College Spun
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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