CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS NEWS

Top 100 forward Cameron Walker to Stanford

6′-7″ forward Cameron Walker of Righetti (CA), a top-100 prospect nationally, came off the board on Monday, popping as the second member of Stanford’s 2015 recruiting class. In early May, Walker narrowed his list to Arizona State, California, Colorado, Florida, Harvard, San Diego State, Stanford and UCLA. Many, including Hoopniks.com, considered Walker a lean to California...
Via Hoopniks
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 – California

– Countdown to the 2014 Season – No. 10 – California – Note … This is the third in a series of previews for the 2014 season, ranking CU’s opponents from the easiest to most difficult. Previews already posted: No. 12 – Massachusetts; No. 11 Hawai’i – Overview Sonny Dykes was hired away from Louisiana Tech by Cal after the end of the 2012 season. Dykes brought...
Via CU at the Game
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacob Wark transfers to join Beaver Nation

The return of Jacob Wark to the Pacific Northwest is now official, as Oregon State football has announced he has joined their program as a transfer from California. The 6-foot-4, 250 pound tight end from Tualatin will be granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA after graduating from Cal in May. A former Jesuit High School standout, Wark was ranked as a top-50 tight end recruit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon State to add post-graduate transfer tight end Jacob Wark

Former California receiver Jacob Wark will transfer to Oregon State for his final year of eligibility, according to a source. The school will announce Wark's transfer once paperwork is finalized, the source said. He will be a walk-on and immediately eligible for the 2014 season because he has graduated from Cal. Wark is already listed in OSU's online directory. Wark, a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal adds late ’14 PG Brandon Chauca

The California Golden Bears landed their second newcomer for the 2014 recruiting cycle, edging conference rival Washington State for the services of 5′-9″ point guard Brandon Chauca of 22 Feet Academy (KY). Chauca is an undersized point guard that can hit long range shots that keep defenders honest. According to InsideNova.com, Chauca averaged 23 points, 7 assists ...
Via Hoopniks
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Justin Cobbs

As vital as the point guard position is to a basketball team, the ability to play the position well is one that is built over time with a great deal of learning experience. As a fan, it can be exciting to see a point guard grow up before your eyes and turn into the type of leader you believe your team needs. Fans of California Golden Bears were able to have that experience the past...
Via NBA Draft Blog
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

The California Bears were not the team some might have expected last season. Actually, nothing about the team resembled anything anyone thought they would be on the college football plain last year. A new season, a new chance for head coach Sonny Dykes and his team to erase the horrors of a 1-11 season and winless in the Pac 12. The coaching staff has been revamped. The offense has...
Via Football Nation
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

3-stars Austin Aaron & Malik Psalms commit to Golden Bears

As the California Golden Bears attempt to climb back to the top of the Pac-12, they’re going to have seriously increase their talent level. They took a step towards doing just that over the weekend when they received a commitment from 3-star wide receiver Austin Aaron and 3-star cornerback Malik Psalms. The 6’5, 205-pound Aaron attends Napa High School in Napa, California....
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuonzo Martin leaves Tennessee to coach at California

image from: college-basketball.si.com It didn’t take long for Cal to find a replacement for Mike Montgomery after he retired a couple of weeks ago. After leading Tennessee to the Sweet 16, Cuonzo Martin has decided to leave Tennessee to take the head coaching job at Cal. Even though Cal is coming off a season  in which they missed the NCAA Tournament, Martin is inheriting a very...
Via Pass The Pill
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

California hires Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as new head coach

According to ESPN and media reports, The California Golden Bears have hired former Tennessee Volunteers head coach Cuonzo Martin as their new men’s basketball head coach. Martin will replace former Cal coach Mike Montgomery who decided to retire at the end of this past season. Martin had been the Volunteers head coach for the last […]
Via Full Scale Sports
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuonzo Martin bolts Tennessee for Cal

California has hired Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin to replace Mike Montgomery and will announce the hire at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. Martin has spent the past three seasons in Knoxville and led the Volunteers to the NCAA tournament this season. He was previously the coach at Missouri State. Montgomery, a former longtime Stanford coach, retired last month after six seasons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuonzo Martin Ditches Tennessee For Cal: Shocked Twitter Reactions

Cuonzo Martin left the Tennessee Volunteers to coach the California Golden Bears on Tuesday. Shocked Twitter reactions poured in after the news broke.
Via Gamedayr
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cuonzo Martin Leaving Tennessee For California

When Tennessee basketball head coach Cuonzo Martin removed his name from consideration at Marquette, Volunteers fans breathed a sigh of relief. Two weeks later, it appears that Martin will be moving on, however – to the California Golden Bears. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman is reporting that Martin has agreed to become the next head coach at Cal, which saw former coach Mike Montgomery...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Pursuing Xavier's Chris Mack

Cal has strong interest in Xavier's Chris Mack to replace Mike Montgomery as head coach. Mack had led Xavier to the Sweet 16 in 2010 and 2012 since replacing Sean Miller in 2009. Montgomery has publicly pushed for assistant Travis DeCuire to get the job. California was 21-14 this season and will lose seniors Justin Cobb and Richard Solomon.
Via RealGM
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal builds big lead, holds off late Arkansas push

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jabari Bird scored 19 points, David Kravish had 13 points and eight rebounds and California beat Arkansas 75-64 on Monday night to advance to the third round of the NIT.
Via FOXSports.com
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

California 77, Utah Valley 64

David Kravish scored 14 points to lead five players in double figures as the Golden Bears rolled past the visiting Wolverines in the opening round of the NIT. Justin Cobbs and Jordan Mathews had 13 points apiece while Jabari Bird added 11 for second-seeded California (20-13), which shot 52.5 percent and advanced to host No. 3 seed Arkansas on Monday. Jeff Powers scored 10 points...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Super-Powered

BERKELEY -- Jeff Powers fuels second-half surge for Golden Bears, as they dispatch Utah Valley at Haas Pavilion in the first round of the NIT.
Via california.scout.com
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Short-handed California beats Utah Valley in NIT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) David Kravish had 14 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks, Jordan Mathews added 13 points off the bench and California beat Utah Valley 77-64 Wednesday night in the first round of the NIT.
Via FOXSports.com
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 National Invitation Tournament (Match-ups and Predictions)

These 32 teams were left out of the party aka March Madness but the N.I.T is always a good thrill in itself. The NIT Final Four will be played at New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 1 and April 3. The 77th National Invitation Tournament favorite for me will be; Larry Brown’s SMU Mustangs, Cal-Berkeley, the mid-west warriors UW-Green Bay, St. Johns, St. Mary’s, Minnesota...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado 59, California 56

Askia Booker scored 17 points and Xavier Talton added 13 as the Buffaloes edged the Golden Bears in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. Josh Scott collected 11 points and six rebounds for No. 5 seed Colorado (23-10), which will face top-seeded Arizona in Friday’s semifinals after Justin Cobbs missed a 3-point shot at the buzzer. Xavier Johnson had 10 points...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffs pull off another big win

In the second round of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas, Colorado pulled out another close victory in the exact same fashion that they had the day before against USC. California's Justin Cobbs missed a last-second shot that would have ultimately sent the game into overtime, handing the Buffs their second straight 59-56 win.
Via colorado.scout.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

California 66, Colorado 65

Justin Cobbs scored 21 points in his final home game, including the game-winning free throws with 20.8 seconds left, and the Golden Bears erased a nine-point deficit in the second half to defeat the Buffaloes and earn a first-round bye in the Pac-12 tournament. Richard Solomon, also playing his last home game, and David Kravish recorded 14 points and 12 rebounds apiece as California...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah 63, California 59

Brandon Taylor scored 13 points and Jordan Loveridge added 12 as the Utes held on for their second road win of the season. Delon Wright had 11 points and nine rebounds for Utah (20-9, 9-8 Pac-12), which won its third straight and moved over the .500 mark in league play for the first time since joining the Pac-12 in 2011. Loveridge, who averaged 19.5 points in his previous two games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona St. 78, California 60

Jermaine Marshall scored 22 points, including six 3-pointers, and the Sun Devils drew clear in the second half against the visiting Golden Bears. Jonathan Gilling matched a season high with 15 points and Shaquielle McKissic had 10 for Arizona State (21-8, 10-6 Pac-12), which closed out its home schedule with a 16-1 mark after outscoring California 49-36 in the second half. Senior...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Preview

Senior Day in Tempe has arrived and the Arizona State Sun Devils (20-8, 9-6 Pac-12) will host the California Golden Bears (18-10, 9-6) at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday afternoon in an effort to sweep the weekend and finish off the best season at home in school history.
Via arizonastate.scout.com
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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