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No. 7 Arizona avenges loss in Berkeley, crushing Cal 73-50

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Stanley Johnson had 19 points and nine rebounds, Dusan Ristic scored 12 points and No. 7 Arizona avenged last season's loss in Berkeley by crushing California 73-50 on Saturday night. The Wildcats (18-2, 6-1 Pac-12) overcame early foul trouble to their frontcourt to finish the first half ahead by 10. They came out of the break with another big burst, going...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

California WR Chris Harper says he'll enter NFL draft

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) California wide receiver Chris Harper will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Harper announced his decision on Tuesday. Harper had 52 catches for 634 yards and six touchdowns this season. In three years with the Golden Bears, Harper has 163 receptions for 2,030 yards and 13 scores.
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mathews leads Cal past No. 21 Washington 81-75

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jordan Mathews scored 31 points and knocked down three of his career-high five 3-pointers in the second half, leading California to an 81-75 upset of No. 21 Washington on Friday night in the Pac-12 opener for both schools. David Kravish had a career-high 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Bears, who had lost consecutive games for the first time under...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

CSU Bakersfield upsets Cal 55-52

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Aly Ahmed had 19 points and 10 rebounds, including two free throws with 3.6 seconds left, to help Cal State Bakersfield upset California 55-52 on Sunday night. The Roadrunners (3-10) led by as many as 17 and overcame a late offensive slump when they made only one basket over the final 10 minutes. They offset that by going 10-for-12 on free throws down the stretch...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal basketball's hot start halted by No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers

Tyrone Wallace scores 17 points but Golden Bears's seven-game winning streak snapped at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
December 22, 2014

Wisconsin-California Preview

The last time California had this strong of a start, it reached the national championship game. That was 55 years ago, so the better measuring stick for how they might match up against the nation's elite could come Monday night when No. 5 Wisconsin comes to Berkeley. The Golden Bears (10-1) are off to their best start since 1959-60 when they won 28 of their first 29. They've won...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal beats Eastern Washington 78-67 for seventh straight win

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Cuonzo Martin wasn't expecting much out of forward Christian Behrens when he first took over as California's coach in the spring. Expectations have certainly changed since then, both for Behrens and the Golden Bears. Behrens scored a career-high 20 points, including eight late in the second half, Tyrone Wallace added 21 points and 11 rebounds, and California...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wallace rallies California past Princeton, 67-57

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Tyrone Wallace scored 23 points including 10 in the final two minutes, David Kravish helped key a momentum-changing run in the second half and California rallied from 11 points down to beat Princeton 67-57 on Saturday night. Christian Behrens and Jordan Mathews scored 12 points apiece while Kravish had 11 to help the Golden Bears (9-1) extend their best start...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bay Area Heisman Trophy Contenders

Cal quarterback Jared Goff could be the first Heisman contender from the Golden Bears in almost 40 years next season; last contender was Joe Roth
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
December 12, 2014

Will Cal quarterback Jared Goff contend for Heisman in 2015?

Oregon signal-caller Marcus Mariota is expected to be awarded the Heisman Trophy on Saturday, but Golden Bears QB Jared Goff has the skills to compete next year.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
December 12, 2014

Sloppy Cal holds off Wyoming 45-42

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Tyrone Wallace scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half including an emphatic dunk with 22.7 seconds left, and California overcame a sluggish night offensively to beat Wyoming 45-42 on Wednesday night. Christian Behrens added a career-high 12 points and eight rebounds for the Golden Bears, who extended their best start in 13 years. Cal (8-1) shot just...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal guard Tyrone Wallace is Pac-12 Player of Week

Tyrone Wallace, the Golden Bears' junior guard, scored career-high 29 points in Cal's win over Nevada in Reno
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
December 08, 2014

Cal showed improvement, but defense still a problem

The Cal Golden Bears improved from 1-11 in 2013 to 5-7 in coach Sonny Dykes' second season, but the defense still needs improvement.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
December 02, 2014

California hangs on for 64-57 win over Fresno St

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Tyrone Wallace scored 14 of his 21 points in the first half and capped his night with a dunk in the final minute to help California weather the game-high 27 points from Fresno State's Marvelle Harris and secure a 64-57 victory Sunday. The Bears (5-1) made 14 of their first 23 shots and led by as many as 15 points thanks to an early 22-4 run sparked by Wallace...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal loses Bowl Eligibility in late, wild finish

Cal lost their bowl eligibility in a wild 42-35 to BYU in the season finale. Cal went 1-11 last season, and they were on the cusp of a potential bowl game going into Saturday afternoon’s game. They were also coming off of two-straight losses at the hands of Pac-12 rivals, and Saturday was a do-or-die game. Things started off poorly for Cal, when Paul Lasike made a short run for...
Via BaySportsNet
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kawakami: Missed opportunities leave Cal football empty-handed

Golden Bears improved on disastrous 2013 season, but heartbreaking loss to BYU costs California its final chance at coveted bowl game berth in Sonny Dykes' second season and leaves stars Jared Goff and Daniel Lasco disappointed
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
November 29, 2014

Cal Bears lose to BYU, miss out on bowl

Quarterback Jared Goff leads Cal deep into Cougars' territory in final seconds, but Golden Bears can't get equalizer in 42-35 loss to Brigham Young University
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
November 29, 2014

BYU tops Cal 42-35, denying Bears bowl eligibility

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Christian Stewart threw for 433 yards and five touchdowns, and BYU kept California from becoming bowl eligible with a 42-35 win over the Golden Bears on Saturday. Stewart tossed a 38-yard TD pass to a wide-open Jordan Leslie with 2:39 remaining for the go-ahead score, setting off chants of ''B-Y-U! B-Y-U!'' at half-filled Memorial Stadium. The Cougars (8-4...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Bears play BYU Cougars with season on line

With victory over BYU Cougars, Coach Sonny Dykes and the California Golden Bears would be bowl eligible one year after 1-11 season.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
November 28, 2014

Scouting report: Cal vs. BYU

How the Cal Golden Bears match up against the BYU Cougars
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
November 28, 2014

Bowl bid on line for Cal in finale vs BYU

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) As big as the stakes may be in the regular-season finale for California, the Golden Bears are trying their best to treat the game against BYU like any other. That's not always easy with family members, friends and reporters asking the importance of getting a sixth win that would send Cal to a bowl game a year after winning just once in coach Sonny Dykes' debut...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars at California Golden Bears: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the BYU Cougars will travel to take on the California Golden Bears. Both teams enter this one unranked. BYU (7-4) has had to overcome some injuries on offense in recent weeks while California (5-6) has seen a strong start fall to the wayside. Coverge of the game between these two will air on the Pac-12 Network beginning at 4:30 pm ET from Memorial Stadium in Berkeley...
Via Tireball.com
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

California downs Cal Poly 72-52

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jabari Bird scored a season-high 18 points, Tyrone Wallace added 16 points and eight rebounds and California defeated Cal Poly 72-52 on Wednesday. Jordan Mathews added 17 points for the Bears (4-1), who were coming off a loss to No. 10 Texas in the 2K Classic championship game in New York last week. Mathews has reached double figures in scoring in all five...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal coach Sonny Dykes refrains from ripping Pac-12 replay officials

Pac-12 admits replay officials wrongly overturned two Cal touchdowns against Stanford, but Dykes applauds conference for owning up to the mistake and quarterback Jared Goff said blown calls did not cost Golden Bears the game.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
November 25, 2014

Pac-12: Replay crew erred twice in Stanford-Cal game

SAN FRANCISCO — The Pac-12 Conference says its replay crew made two errors during Stanford's 38-17 win at California on Saturday. The officiating crew overturned a Cal touchdown on three consecutive plays in the third quarter of the Big Game. The conference said in an email statement late Monday night that there was not enough evidence to overturn the second and third TD calls...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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