California Rumors & News

  • Cal promotes assistant Wyking Jones to replace coach Cuonzo Martin

    CBS Sports "Cal has promoted assistant Wyking Jones to replace Cuonzo Martin as the Bears’ coach, a source confirmed to CBS Sports. A formal announcement is expected soon. Jones has been at Cal since April 2015. " March 24

  • Cuonzo Martin signs 7-year deal with Missouri after resigning at Cal

    ESPN "Cuonzo Martin has agreed to become head coach at Missouri, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Goodman. The deal is for seven years and a little more than $21 million. Earlier Wednesday, Martin resigned as head coach at Cal. Wyking Jones will serve as interim coach, the school announced. ESPN reported..." March 16

  • Cal State Bakersfield ousts Cal from NIT

    The Sports Xchange "Dedrick Basile had the hot hand early to help eighth-seeded Cal State Bakersfield oust top-seeded and short-handed California 73-66 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesay night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Basile scored 13 of his 18 points early in the first half to generate a big..." March 15

  • Cuonzo Martin resigns from Cal, reportedly taking Missouri job

    SI "Cuonzo Martin has resigned from his position as head coach at California and is expected to take the same position at Missouri, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Cal announced Martin’s decision on Wednesday. Martin coached at Missouri State from 2008–2011 and is a native of East Saint Louis,..." March 15

  • No. 5 Oregon disposes of Cal to reach Pac-12 final

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Dylan Ennis converted a three-point play with 22.6 seconds left to secure fifth-ranked and No. 1 seed Oregon's 73-65 victory over fifth-seeded Cal in a semifinal game of the Pac-12 tournament on Friday night at T-Mobile Arena. Ennis had 11 of his 16 points in the second half to..." March 11

  • Cal knocks off Utah in Pac-12 tournament

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- California guard Jabari Bird scored 18 points in the second half, including two free throws with 5.5 seconds left, to secure a 78-75 victory over Utah in a quarterfinal game of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday. Charlie Moore and Bird combined for 35 points in the second half..." March 09

  • Cal survives scare but advances past Oregon State in Pac-12 tourney

    The Sports Xchange "Fifth-seeded California kept its NCAA tournament hopes alive surviving a scare by No. 12 seed Oregon State, winning 67-62 Wednesday in a first round game of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. The Golden Bears, led by Jabari Bird's 20 points, improved to 20-11. They play No. 4 seed Utah in a..." March 08

  • Colorado earns rugged win over Cal

    The Sports Xchange "With Pac-12 tournament seedings on the line and a potential invite to the NCAA Tournament at stake, Colorado earned a rugged 54-46 win over California on Saturday at the Coors Events Center in Boulder, Colo. Derrick White scored 17 points, including a fall-away 3-pointer with the shot clock..." March 04

  • Utah shuts down California 74-44

    The Sports Xchange "Sedrick Barefield led a balanced scoring effort with 14 points as Utah defeated California 74-44 on Thursday night in Salt Lake City. Kyle Kuzma and David Collette each had 12 points and Lorenzo Bonam added 11 points and seven rebounds for Utah (19-10, 10-7 Pac-12). Grant Mullins was..." March 03

  • Cal rolls over Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb posted 16 points and nine rebounds to lead California to a 76-46 victory over visiting Oregon State in a Pac-12 Conference game Friday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Sam Singer came off the bench to score 14 points for Cal (19-9, 10-6 Pac-12), which snapped a three-game..." February 25

  • Brooks beats buzzer to lift No. 6 Oregon over Cal

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- Dillon Brooks did it again. On Nov. 22 in Maui, the Oregon star hit a 3-pointer with 22 seconds left in overtime to break a tie in what would become a 69-65 victory over Tennessee. On Dec. 28 in Eugene, Ore., Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 of second left to give..." February 23

  • Stanford tops rival Cal

    The Sports Xchange "Dorian Pickens scored 23 points to help Stanford upset rival Cal 73-68 in a Pac-12 Conference game Friday night at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. Reid Travis posted 19 points and nine rebounds for Stanford (13-13, 5-9 Pac-12), which had lost five of six. Marcus Allen added 11 points for..." February 18

  • Mullins, Rabb lead Cal to blowout win over Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "California guard Grant Mullins had 18 points on six 3-pointers and center Ivan Rabb had 13 points and 11 rebounds in the Bears' dominating 68-43 Pac-12 victory over the Arizona State Sun Devils on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Mullins made his first six 3-point attempts, the..." February 09

  • California travel ban on Kansas affecting KU basketball; LGBT rights group seeks repeal of ‘religious freedom’ law

    Lawrence Journal World "There will be no Jayhawk basketball games with the University of California anytime soon, largely due to a law Kansas enacted last year that the state of California has said discriminates against the LGBT community. University of Kansas officials confirmed Friday that athletic teams from public..." February 08

  • Cal holds off Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "Charlie Moore scored 17 points and tied his career high with eight assists, leading California to a 77-66 victory over visiting Colorado in a Pac-12 Conference game Sunday at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Grant Mullins scored 16 points for Cal (17-6, 8-3 Pac-12), which has won four in a..." February 05

  • Cal outlasts Utah in double OT

    The Sports Xchange "Jabari Bird scored 26 points and made big baskets late to help California beat Utah 77-75 in a double-overtime thriller Thursday night in a Pac-12 Conference game at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Charlie Moore had 17 points and seven assists for Cal (16-6, 7-3 Pac-12). Ivan Rabb had 12..." February 03

  • Rabb, Cal dump rival Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb recorded his 10th double-double of the season to help Cal beat rival Stanford 66-55 in a Pac-12 Conference game Sunday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Rabb posted 25 points and 13 rebounds for the Golden Bears (15-6, 6-3 Pac-12). Jabari Bird added 17 points. Reid..." January 29

  • Rabb leads Cal past Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Cal forward Ivan Rabb led four players in double figures with 18 points and the Golden Bears tightened their defense in the second half to beat Oregon State 69-58 Saturday night in a Pac-12 game in Corvallis, Ore. Rabb, who had a season-low four points in a loss at Oregon on Thursday night,..." January 22

  • No. 11 Oregon cruises past Cal

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon's first 15-game winning streak culminated with a win over the National Guard. One hundred and four years later, the Ducks finally matched that streak. Eleventh-ranked Oregon defeated California 86-63 on Thursday night in a Pac-12 game at Matthew Knight Arena to..." January 20

  • Rabb, California fend off Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb recorded his ninth double-double of the season, leading California to a 58-54 victory over visiting Washington State in a Pac-12 Conference game Saturday at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Rabb posted 14 points and 12 rebounds for Cal (13-5, 4-2 Pac-12), his fifth double-double..." January 14

  • Rabb helps Cal get past Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb collected a game-high 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead Cal to a 69-59 victory over Washington on Thursday night in a Pac-12 game at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Jabari Bird added 16 points for the Golden Bears (12-5, 3-2), who upset No. 25 USC in their previous game and have..." January 13

  • Golden Bears upset No. 25 Trojans

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb made the big plays when Cal needed them most, helping the Golden Bears knock off No. 25 USC 74-73 in a Pac-12 Conference thriller Sunday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Cal tied the game on a 3-pointer by Charlie Moore and took a 72-71 lead on a 3-pointer by Jabari Bird..." January 09

  • Alford, No. 4 UCLA hold off California

    The Sports Xchange "No. 4 UCLA matched last season's win total of 15 with its 81-71 victory over California on Thursday night in Los Angeles. The Bruins finished 15-17 last season, a tumultuous one in which coach Steve Alford wrote a letter of apology to UCLA fans. They are 15-1 overall now after beating the..." January 06

  • Cal claims 81-65 win over Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb posted his sixth double-double of the season, leading Cal to an 81-65 victory over Arizona State on Sunday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Rabb had 20 points, 15 rebounds and five assists for Cal (10-4, 1-1 Pac-12), which bounced back after losing its conference opener..." January 02

  • No. 18 Arizona heats up after slow start against Cal

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- When No. 18 Arizona made just three of its first 19 shots from the field and had only six points nearly 11 minutes into Friday night's game at California, the Wildcats looked very much like what they were -- a team that starts three freshmen who have never played in a Pac-12..." December 31

  • No, 12 Virignia squeaks past Cal

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- It certainly wasn't pretty, but 12th-ranked Virginia felt pretty good about its 56-52 victory over California on Wednesday that ended the Bears' 27-game home winning streak. Two teams that rely on their defense slugged it out at Haas Pavilion, with Virginia (10-1)..." December 22

  • Bird leads Cal to rout of Cal Poly

    The Sports Xchange "Jabari Bird scored a career-high 25 points to help California cruise to an 81-55 victory over visiting Cal Poly on Saturday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Bird made 10 of 16 field-goal attempts and 4 of 7 from 3-point range for Cal (9-2), which has won seven of its last eight..." December 17

  • Cal crushes UC Davis 86-61

    The Sports Xchange "Charlie Moore had 22 points, four assists and four steals to lead California to an 86-61 victory over visiting UC Davis on Saturday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Moore made 7 of 9 field-goal attempts and 4 of 5 from 3-point range for the Golden Bears (8-2). Grant Mullins scored..." December 11

  • Seton Hall slips past Cal in Honolulu

    The Sports Xchange "Angel Delgado scored 16 points and notched his third consecutive double-double as Seton Hall edged California 60-57 Wednesday night on the second night as the Pearl Harbor Invitational in Honolulu. Delgado went 6 of 9 from the field, and his free throw with two seconds left made it a..." December 07

  • Cal’s Jabari Bird receives clearance, could play tonight

    Fanrag Sports "A back injury has limited California’s Jabari Bird to just one game this season. He could be in line to double that on Tuesday night in Hawaii. The Cal senior guard received medical clearance to play, according to FanRag Sports’ Jon Rothstein, making tonight potentially the first time he will..." December 07

  • Late run helps Cal pull away from Princeton

    The Sports Xchange "California used a 11-1 run keyed by guard Charlie Moore late in the second half to take the lead for good as it pulled away late to beat Princeton 62-51 at the Pearl Harbor Invitational in Honolulu, HI on Tuesday. The Tigers (2-4) led 46-44 after a three-pointer by forward Henry Caruso with..." December 06

  • Rabb dominates interior as California routs Alcorn State

    The Sports Xchange "California dominated the lane against visiting Alcorn State behind power forward Ivan Rabb's game-high 26 points in an 83-57 victory Saturday. The Golden Bears (6-1) outscored Alcorn State 42-24 in the paint and out-rebounded the Braves 42-32. California center Kingsley Okoroh led the Golden..." December 03

  • Cal gets past Louisiana Tech in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Cal beat Louisiana Tech 66-59 in overtime Wednesday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Charlie Moore scored 17 points for Cal (5-1), which earned its 23rd win in a row at home, the second-longest such streak in school..." December 01

  • Cal’s Kameron Rooks out indefinitely with knee injury

    Fanrag Sports "California Golden Bears junior center Kameron Rooks has been ruled out indefinitely due to a left knee injury, sources tell FanRag Sports. In his first four games of the season, Rooks is averaging 6.5 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. The Cal big man has battled foul trouble this season, but..." December 01

  • Moore helps Cal hold off Southeastern Louisiana

    The Sports Xchange "Charlie Moore scored 22 points to lead Cal to a 67-55 victory over visiting Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Ivan Rabb recorded a double-double, posting 17 points and 10 rebounds for Cal (4-1). Grant Mullins added 13 points. Davon Hayes had 11..." November 27

  • Cal extends home win streak to 22

    The Sports Xchange "California won its 22nd consecutive home game by beating Wyoming 71-61 on Friday night in Berkeley, Calif. Freshman Charlie Moore collected 18 points and six assists for Cal (3-1), which also got 12 points and 10 rebounds from center Ivan Rabb and 14 points from Grant Mullins. Kingsley..." November 26

  • Pope returns, leads SDSU past Cal

    The Sports Xchange "Malik Pope collected 14 points and five rebounds in his first game of the season, and Jeremy Hemsley added 15 points to help San Diego State beat Cal 77-65 Monday in a neutral-court game at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif. Pope missed the Aztecs' first three games with a knee..." November 22

  • Moore fires in 38 as Cal edges UC Irvine in OT

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- Freshman Charlie Moore saved 25th-ranked California on Wednesday. The Bears overcame the absence of three injured starters and a 13-point, second-half deficit to record a 75-65 overtime victory over UC Irvine, which was missing a key player as well. Moore scored 38..." November 17

  • California blows by South Dakota State

    The Sports Xchange "A huge second-half run propelled California to an 82-53 victory over visiting South Dakota State in a season opener Friday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Jabari Bird and Sam Singer each had 14 points and six rebounds for California (1-0). Grant Mullins had 13 points and seven..." November 12

  • Jason Kidd donates $1M to alma mater California for scholarship

    ESPN "Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd has donated more than a $1 million to establish a men's basketball scholarship at his alma mater, California, the school announced Wednesday. Kidd earned Pac-10 player of the year honors as a Cal sophomore in 1994 and shared the NBA's Rookie of the Year award..." November 03

  • Duke's Allen leads AP preseason All-America team

    Tacoma News Tribune "Josh Hart is off to a stellar start as a member of the defending national champions. The 6-foot-5 swingman from Villanova will begin his senior season on The Associated Press' preseason All-America team. Hart, the Big East's preseason player of the year, received 53 votes from the same..." November 02

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