California Rumors & News

  • Gonzaga officially adds Jordan Mathews from Cal

    The Score "Gonzaga officially announced the acquisition of guard Jordan Mathews as a graduate transfer from Cal on Thursday. "Jordan is a proven big-time shooter and scorer at our level," Gonzaga coach Mark Few said in a statement. "He is a guy with great character and is a really good student. He comes..." July 01

  • Cal transfer Jordan Mathews commits to Gonzaga

    The Spokesman Review "Gonzaga has bolstered its 2016-17 roster with the addition of Cal transfer Jordan Mathews. Mathews, who arrived in Spokane on a recruiting trip Thursday, orally committed to the Zags, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman." June 24

  • Kentucky basketball transfer Marcus Lee headed to Cal

    San Jose Mercury News "Former McDonald's All-American and Kentucky men's basketball player Marcus Lee will transfer to Cal, according to reports from Scout.com and CBSSports. Lee, a power forward who attended Deer Valley High School in Antioch, returns to the East Bay after three years at Kentucky. He averaged 6.4..." June 12

  • Cal basketball coach Cuonzo Martin finally signs a contract

    San Jose Mercury News "More than two years after taking over the Cal basketball program, coach Cuonzo Martin finally has a signed contract. Martin had been working under a binding term sheet agreed to when he was hired in April 2014. The unusual situation was the source of anxiety for some Cal fans, who fretted that..." June 07

  • Report: Marcus Lee visiting Washington after not committing to Cal

    The Score "After failing to commit to California, as he reportedly planned to do Tuesday, former Kentucky forward Marcus Lee is visiting Washington, sources told Evan Daniels of Scout. Lee, who averaged 6.4 points and six rebounds per game last season, will be forced to sit out next season " June 01

  • Kentucky transfer Marcus Lee may commit to Cal when he visits on Tuesday

    CBS Sports "Kentucky transfer Marcus Lee will visit Cal on Tuesday and is expected to commit to the Pac-12 school, sources told CBS Sports on Sunday. "He's going to Cal," one source said of Lee. "Unless something crazy happens, he's going to Cal."" May 29

  • Mr. Basketball Charlie Moore of Morgan Park commits to California

    Chicago Tribune "Mr. Basketball has a new home. Morgan Park senior guard Charlie Moore committed to California on Wednesday night. He committed to Memphis on Nov. 12 before reopening his recruitment on April 8 after Josh Pastner left to coach Georgia Tech. "It's a big relief to get it over with," Moore said...." May 19

  • Cal's Ivan Rabb explains why he gave up millions to return to school

    Fox Sports "With a new NBA Draft rule in place that allow players to enter the draft, receive feedback from professional teams, and still return to school (assuming they haven't hired an agent), virtually every prominent player in college basketball has declared for the 2016 draft. Many non-prominent ones..." May 04

  • Columbia graduate transfer Grant Mullins commits to Cal

    SI "Columbia graduate transfer Grant Mullins has committed to California, ESPN's Jeff Borzello reports. Mullins averaged 13.1 points and shot 43.1% from three-point range last season for the Lions. The 6-foot-3 sharpshooter will have one season of eligibility at Cal, which he can use immediately..." April 28

  • Projected first-rounder Ivan Rabb staying at Cal

    San Francisco Chronicle "In a move that bucked the national trend, Cal freshman forward Ivan Rabb decided he will return for his sophomore season. He let the 8:59 p.m. Sunday deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NBA draft pass with no public acknowledgment of his plans. At 9:03 p.m., head coach Cuonzo Martin..." April 25

  • Potential lottery pick Ivan Rabb ‘strongly considering’ returning to Cal

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jaylen Brown waited a while to declare for the NBA draft, though most assumed all along he would. The delay in announcement seemed more about timing than indecisiveness. But the situation might differ for another Cal freshman, Ivan Rabb. Connor Letourneau of SFGate: Rabb — a likely..." April 22

  • Jaylen Brown declares for NBA draft after one season at Cal

    San Francisco Chronicle "To the surprise of few, Cal freshman forward Jaylen Brown said Thursday morning that he will make himself available for the NBA draft. The announcement, made during an on-campus news conference, came three days before the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the June 23 draft. Brown plans..." April 22

  • UNLV guard Jordan Cornish transfers to Cal

    Pacific Takes "The California Golden Bears have made a splash on the transfer market, landing UNLV guard Jordan Cornish. Cornish served as a sixth man for most of the season, before injuries thrust him into a starting role. He averaged 6.2 points and 2.5 rebounds a game for the Runnin' Rebels. Per NCAA..." April 11

  • Nevada hires ex-Cal assistant 1 day after resignation

    The Score "It didn't take Yann Hufnagel very long to find work. One day after resigning as an assistant coach for Cal amid allegations of sexual harassment, Eric Musselman's staff in Nevada added him as an assistant on Friday. "I met Yann nearly a decade ago and his track record as an assistant at..." April 09