California Rumors & News

  • San Diego State lands Cal graduate transfer Kameron Rooks

    College Basketball Talk "San Diego State picked up a graduate transfer big man for next season late this week when Cal center Kameron Rooks committed to the Aztecs. The 7-foot-1 Rooks is the first recruit of the Brian Dutcher era for the San Diego State as he will be immediately eligible this season. Rooks was..." June 03

  • Cal lands Class of 2018 four-star wing Jacobi Gordon

    College Basketball Talk "Cal landed its first Class of 2018 commit on Wednesday night as four-star wing Jacobi Gordon made it official. The 6-foot-7 Gordon is the No. 75 overall prospect in the Rivals.com national Class of 2018 national rankings as the wing is a nice grab for new head coach Wyking Jones. Gordon is a..." June 03

  • Cal transfer Charlie Moore commits to Kansas

    Fanrag Sports "Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks pocketed a commit from the other side of the country on Wednesday in the form of California Golden Bears transfer Charlie Moore. “I’m going to attend Kansas,” Moore told Scout.com. “I just thought it was the best decison for me. It’s closer to home and it’s a..." April 25

  • Cal standout Charlie Moore to transfer out of program

    Chicago Tribune "Charlie Moore, Mr. Basketball of Illinois for 2016, will transfer from California, the school announced Thursday. Moore, a Morgan Park graduate, averaged 12.2 points and a team-high 3.5 assists while starting all 34 games for the Bears as a freshman. Former California coach Cuonzo Martin, who..." April 14

  • 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