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...
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...
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.
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The Trojans lost for the eighth straight time Sunday when they suffered a 77-64 reversal at California. The victory for the Golden Bears meant that the season series ended in a split after USC had won last month on their home court 77-69.
Tied at 56 with just over seven minutes to play the home side controlled both ends of the court to run out easy...
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.
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...
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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...
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13 days ago
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...
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...
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17 days ago
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.
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19 days ago
Justin Cobbs went scoreless in the first half, but exploded after the break to fuel a nail-biting overtime win for California on the road.
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...
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6′-9″ post player Chimezie Metu of Lawndale (CA) named a top-5 of potential college suitors on Monday, which consisted of the California Golden Bears, USC Trojans, Creighton Blue Jays, Arizona State Sun Devils and Harvard. Hoopniks.com considers Metu a top-50 prospect nationally in the junior class. The SoCal prospect has long arms and a live frame, […]
Ted Agu, a student and defensive lineman at the University of California at Berkeley, passed away on Friday morning during a team training run. The run was near Memorial Stadium, the football team’s home field.
Ted Agu started as a non-scholarship player under former head coach Jeff Tedford, earning a spot on the team. Sonny Dykes, the school’s current head football coach...
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...
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...
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...
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27 days ago
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...
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...
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...
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29 days ago
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...
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...
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...
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...
Cal's perfect Pac-12 start came to a crashing end against the conference's only winless team Wednesday night.
A half-step slow all night, the Golden Bears fell out of first place in the Pac-12 standings after a 77-69 loss to USC.
"They beat us in every phase of the game," Cal coach Mike Montgomery said.
Cal (14-5, 5-1) entered the night alongside No. 1 Arizona...