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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
23 hours 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
6 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

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

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

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

California 77, Southern California 64

Justin Cobbs helped the host Golden Bears avoid a regular-season sweep by the upset-minded Trojans with a game-high 22 points in Pac-12 play. Ricky Kreklow finished with 12 points and Tyrone Wallace had 10 for California (18-9, 9-5). Jabari Bird contributed 10 points off the bench and David Kravish had nine points, 10 rebounds and tied a career high with five blocks. Pe'Shon...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal AD blasts Bielema for referencing player death

California Athletic Director Sandy Barbour says it was ''beyond inappropriate'' for Arkansas coach Bret Bielema to reference the death of Golden Bears player Ted Agu while defending his position on the NCAA rule proposal to slow up-tempo offenses. Bielema brought up Agu while speaking to reporters Thursday night and in an interview Friday with SI.com. Bielema supports...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema Issues Long Apology To Cal, Ted Agu’s Family On Twitter

Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema, who has caught some serious heat after citing former Cal player Ted Agu’s “death certificate” as reasoning for passing the proposed NCAA rule changes regarding hurry-up offenses, has now issued an apology to both the school and the player’s family. His apology comes just minutes after Cal’s AD, Sandy Barbour, called Bielema’s...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

California prepares for key Pac-12 stretch run

California's Justin Cobbs points out how just a few weeks back, Arizona appeared invincible and everybody else in the Pac-12 Conference seemed to be playing for second place. Two losses later for the Wildcats - one at the hands of Cobbs' game-winning shot to stun then-No. 1 and unbeaten Arizona on Feb. 1 - and things have changed in a hurry. Cal is right in the middle of...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Players Pay Respects To Ted Agu On Twitter

We’ve got some terrible news coming out of Berkeley. Friday morning, it was announced that 21-year-old Cal defensive lineman Ted Agu, who has appeared in games for the Golden Bears in each of the past three years, had passed away at a local hospital following a conditioning run. While the school has yet to release any more specific information regarding the tragedy, Agu’s coaches...
Via College Spun
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal University football player dies at the age of 21 after a conditioning workout

According to several reports, California junior defensive end Ted Agu died Friday after a conditioning workout, the school reported on its website. Agu, was just 21 years of age, and reportedly died at a local hospital near Berkeley, Calif., after collapsing during a conditioning workout. Agu was a very good student and a Bakersfield, CA […]The post Cal University football player...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal player Ted Agu dies

California football player Ted Agu died Friday morning at age 21. The school announced Agu's death and said its thoughts and prayers were with Agu's family, friends and teammates. The school said it would give more information about the circumstances later. ''This is a very difficult time for our football family,'' coach Sonny Dykes said. ''Ted was...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal DE Ted Agu dies at age 21

CBS Sports confirmed reports that University of California defensive end Ted Agu died Friday morning at the age of 21. Agu, was a bacup defensive end for the Cal Bears, who appeared in seven games during his 2013 junior season making six tackles. It was reported that Agu collapsed during a team conditioning run Friday morning. “At this time, we are deeply saddened to inform you...
Via Overtime
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Football Player Ted Agu Dies After Collapsing During Team Conditioning Run

A University of California football player tragically passed away on Friday morning. Ted Agu, 21, died after a team conditioning run. Agu passed out during the run and died at a local hospital, according to a San Jose Mercury News source. Agu was a 6-foot-1, 240-pound backup defensive end. He played in seven games in 2013, recording six tackles. Read Cal’s statement on Agu’s...
Via NESN.com
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal recruits class to improve on 1-win season

Coach Sonny Dykes is pleased with California's recruiting class even if the ranking didn't live up to his lofty prediction. Dykes brought in a top 50 class on national signing day Wednesday that finished in the bottom half of the Pac-12 despite coming off a one-win season. Dykes had said in December that he would be shocked if the Golden Bears didn't have one of the...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 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

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

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
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