California Golden Bears

California Golden Bears vs. Colorado Buffaloes

The Cal Golden Bears and the Colorado Buffaloes face off on Saturday at Haas Pavilion in Pac-12 college basketball. The Golden Bears are -4.5 point favorites over the Buffaloes. The Cal Golden Bears have lost their last three games as they have watched their NCAA Tournament hopes slip away. Cal is 12-4 at home and they are 9-8 in Pac-12 play. Justin Cobbs leads the Bears averaging 15.4 points and 5.8 assists per game. Tyrone Wallace is averaging 11.5 points, David Kravish is averaging 11.2 points and 7.6 rebounds, and Richard Solomon is averaging 11.1 points and 10.0 rebounds. California is averaging 73.1 points and they are shooting 45.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 70 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. Cal has a RPI and schedule strength that could have gotten them into March Madness but the recent losses may be too much to recover from. Read More

UCLA Bruins vs. California Golden Bears

The UCLA Bruins and the Cal Golden Bears face off on Sunday in a Pac-12 college basketball matchup. The Bruins are -6 point favorites over the Golden Bears. The UCLA Bruins have won three of their last four games and are in third place in the Pac-12 standings. UCLA is 4-2 in Pac-12 play and they are 12-1 at home this season. Jordan Adams is averaging 17.5 points and 5.7 rebounds and he is the Bruins leading scorer. Kyle Anderson is averaging 15.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 6.7 assists, Zach LaVine is averaging 12.4 points, and Norman Powell is averaging 10.8 points. UCLA is averaging 84.7 points and they are shooting 50.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.4 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. UCLA is looking to get back into the rankings. The Cal Golden Bears had been rolling winning their first five Pac-12 games but Read More

California Golden Bears vs. Washington Huskies

The California Golden Bears and the Washington Huskies face off on Wednesday Night in Pac-12 college basketball action. The Golden Bears are -9.5 point favorites over the Huskies with an over/under point total set at 148. The Cal Golden Bears have reeled off four consecutive wins and have started Pac-12 play 3-0. Cal is 8-0 at home and they are 3-3 against teams with a RPI better than 100. Justin Cobbs leads the Bears averaging 15.1 points and 6.4 assists per game. Richard Solomon is averaging 12.1 points and 10.2 rebounds, David Kravish is averaging 11.9 points and 7.6 rebounds, and Tyrone Wallace is averaging 11.8 points. Cal is averaging 76.4 points and they are shooting 46.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.5 points and their opponents are shooting 41.2 percent. The Pac-12 is looking like they will have strong representation in March Madness and Cal Read More

California Golden Bears vs. Nevada Wolf Pack

The Cal Golden Bears and the Nevada Wolfpack face off on Tuesday in Berkley in college basketball action. The Golden Bears are -14.5 point favorites over the Wolf Pack. The Cal Golden Bears have lost three of their last four games and while they have played tough competition it won’t get any easier when they start their Pac-12 schedule. Cal has lost three of their last four games but they are a perfect 5-0 at home this season. Justin Cobbs is averaging 13.9 points and 6.4 assists to lead the Golden Bears. David Kravish is averaging 12.7 points and 8.4 rebounds, Jabari Bird is averaging 12.2 points, and Richard Solomon is averaging 11 points and 10.9 rebounds. Cal is averaging 74.1 points and they are shooting 44.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.7 points and their opponents shoot 39.5 percent. Cal has Fresno and Creighton up in their next Read More

California Golden Bears vs. USC Trojans

The Cal Golden Bears and the USC Trojans face off on Saturday in Berkley for a Pac-12 college football battle. The Trojans are -17 point favorites over the Golden Bears. The Cal Golden Bears are having an awful season and have lost their last seven games in a row. Cal is 1-8 overall and their offense is averaging 23.4 points and 462.9 yards per game and they have turned the ball over 25 times. QB Jared Goff has completed 60.3 percent of his passes for 2,881 yards with 14 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Daniel Lasco has rushed for 284 yards and two touchdowns and Brendan Bigelow has rushed for 280 yards and he has 26 receptions out of the backfield. Chris Harper leads Cal with 62 receptions and five touchdowns, Bryce Treggs has 61 catches and a touchdown, and Richard Rodgers has 33 catches. Defensively Cal has struggled allowing 42.8 Read More

Washington Huskies vs. California Golden Bears

The Washington Huskies and the Cal Golden Bears face off on Saturday in Washington in a Pac-12 college football matchup. The Huskies are -23 point favorites over the Golden Bears. The Washington Huskies got off to a 4-0 start to the season but they have lost their last here games in a row. The Washington offense is averaging 33.6 points and 481.9 yards per game and they have turned the ball over nine times. QB Keith Price is questionable for this one but he has completed 64.5 percent of his passes with 14 touchdowns and four interceptions and he has been sacked 19 times. Bishop Sankey is averaging 5.4 yards and per carry and he has 10 touchdowns and he is 79 rushing yards away from 1,000 for the season. Jaydon Mickens has 39 receptions and two touchdowns, Kasen Williams has 28 catches, and Kevin Smith has 26 catches and Read More

California Golden Bears

The 3-9, 2-7 California Golden Bears are possibly gearing up for a move to the Big Ten Conference at least that’s what their non-conference slate suggests. Northwestern, Portland State and Ohio State come to Berkeley the first three weeks of the season. Cal would love to be 2-0 heading into the game with the Buckeyes. The Bears were quite competitive with unbeaten OSU last year in Columbus falling 35-28. California however ended the season on a five-game skid losing four of them by more than eight points. Only one of their first four defeats came by more than 10, 27-9 at Southern California a week after battling the Bucks. Dismiss Jeff Tedford. Enter Sonny Dykes. Too bad the difference between winning and losing isn’t as simple as revolving head coaches around. The Golden Bears recently completed their first year at a new Memorial Stadium and unfortunately the squad wasn’t inspired Read More

California Golden Bears vs. South Florida Bulls

The California Golden Bears and the South Florida Bulls face off in Dayton in the final play-in game of the 2012 NCAA Tournament on Wednesday.  The Golden Bears are -3 point favorites over the Bulls with an over/under point total set at 115. The California Golden Bears didn’t win the Pac-12 or the Pac-12 Tournament but Mike Montgomery’s team are one of just two Pac-12 teams to make the field of 68 this season. Cal was 11-4 out of conference this year, 2-2 in neutral site games, 0-3 against ranked teams, and they played the 91st ranked schedule in the country. Allen Crabbe is averaging 15.3 points and 5.7 rebounds, Jorge Gutierrez is averaging 13.1 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 4.1 assists, Justin Cobbs is averaging 12.9 points and 5.0 rebounds, and Harper Kamp is averaging 11.3 points and 5.1 rebounds. As a team the Bears are averaging 71.7 points, 16.1 Read More

South Florida Bulls vs. California Golden Bears

The California Golden Bears and the South Florida Bulls face off in Dayton in the final play-in game f the 2012 NCAA Tournament of Wednesday.  The Golden Bears are -3 point favorites over the Bulls. The California Golden Bears didn’t win the Pac-12 or the Pac-12 Tournament but Mike Montgomery’s team are one of just two Pac-12 teams to make the field of 68 this season. Cal was 11-4 out of conference this year, 2-2 in neutral site games, 0-3 against ranked teams, and they played the 91st ranked schedule in the country. Allen Crabbe is averaging 15.3 points and 5.7 rebounds, Jorge Gutierrez is averaging 13.1 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 4.1 assists, Justin Cobbs is averaging 12.9 points and 5.0 rebounds, and Harper Kamp is averaging 11.3 points and 5.1 rebounds. As a team the Bears are averaging 71.7 points, 16.1 assists, and they are shooting 47.9 percent while Read More

California Golden Bears vs. Texas Longhorns

The California Golden Bears and the Texas Longhorns meet on Wednesday in the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl.  The Longhorns are -3 point favorites over the Longhorns with an over/under point total set at 47.5. There wasn’t much of an expectation this year for the California Golden Bears but as has been so often the case Jeff Tedford has taken his team to yet another bowl appearance.  Cal won three of their last four games and while only one of those was against a bowl team, Arizona State, they won all of those games decisively. Zach Maynard has completed 57.1 percent of his passes for 2,806 yards with 17 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Isi Sofele is one of the more under rated running backs around as he averages 5.5 yards per carry for 1,266 yards and nine touchdowns. Keenan Allen has 89 catches for 1,261 yards and six touchdowns and Marvin Read More