CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS NEWS

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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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

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

Cobbs snaps out of slump to lead Cal past USC

Justin Cobbs broke out of two-game shooting slump to score 22 points and freshman Jabari Bird added a pair of late 3-pointers as California beat Southern California 77-64 on Sunday night. Cobbs had been mired in a 4-for-20 skid before going 8 of 10 from the floor against the Trojans. The Golden Bears' point guard made his final five shots and added seven assists while helping...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 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 rallies back to beat Washington 72-59

Tyrone Wallace scored 20 points, and California rallied from a 12-point first-half deficit for a 72-59 win over Washington on Saturday to remain on the edge of the Pac-12 Conference regular season title race. Richard Solomon added 18 points as the Golden Bears (17-8, 8-4 Pac-12) swept both Washington schools and now get four of their final six conference games at home. California...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cobbs powers Cal past Washington State 80-76

Justin Cobbs scored 22 points, 15 in the second half and seven in overtime, as California held off Washington State's 3-point barrage, 80-76 on Wednesday night. Cobbs' three-point play put Cal up 69-67 with 26 seconds left in regulation before DaVonte Lacy hit two free throws for Washington State to send the game into overtime. Cobbs made 5 of 6 free throws in overtime...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 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

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

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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