If the Cal men’s basketball team is going to save its season, someone who isn’t named Allen Crabbe or Justin Cobbs will need to step up and put the ball in the basket at Stanford on Saturday.
The Bears (10-6, 2-2) received a wake-up call last week when Washington ran them out of Haas Pavilion 62-47. Read More
Two teams seemingly headed in different directions meet when UCLA and Cal open Pac-12 Confernce play against one another today.
After starting the season 6-0, Cal has lost four of its last six games. The Bears are coming off a demoralizing 67-62 loss to Harvard on Saturday, and have been bit by the injury bug in recent weeks. Read More
The climb to the NCAA Tournament is steeper for the Cal men’s basketball team in the wake of its 74-64 loss to No. 16 Creighton on Saturday.
The Bears finished second in the Pac-12 Conference at 13-5 last season, but they didn’t pick up a single win against a ranked opponent. As a result, Cal was assigned to the tournament’s First Four round when the selection committee drew up its brackets. Read More
Cal men’s basketball fans will get a chance to watch two of the nation’s most prolific scorers go head-to-head when No. 16 Creighton (9-1) rolls into Haas Pavilion on Saturday.
Creighton’s Doug McDermott is the NCAA’s fifth-leading scorer, averaging 22.7 points per game and Cal’s Allen Crabbe is sixth, dropping 21.9 points per outing.
“You always want to play the best, you just want to beat the best,” Crabbe said. Read More
BERKELEY — A dejected Allen Crabbe sat in front of the room and tried to explain how the Cal men’s basketball team let a golden opportunity slip away against UNLV in the final seconds.
“It was a perfect day to show what we can do,” he said softly, “and it came down to one play. We just made a defensive play ... we were right there.” Read More
Justin Cobbs and Allen Crabbe scored a combined 110 points last weekend as the Cal men’s basketball team remained undefeated by winning the DirecTV Classic in Anaheim. Read More
Coming into the season, Allen Crabbe and Justin Cobbs were expected to carry the offensive load for the Cal men’s basketball team.
And if the season opening win against Cal State Bakersfield last week is a sign of things to come, the duo is right on track.
Crabbe scored 27 points and Cobbs had 22 in the 78-65 opening victory Sunday. Read More
As is sometimes the case in sports, what’s ahead is more important than what just happened.
For Pac-12 Conference men’s basketball, it really can’t be any simpler than that.
If there is any lesson worth learning from recent history, it’s that the winner of the conference tournament, which tips off today in Los Angeles, is the only sure bet to be celebrating on Selection Sunday. And, at the moment, there doesn’t seem to be an obvious favorite to seize that assured bid. Read More
Heading into their first clash of the season, the Stanford men’s basketball team’s most apparent advantage against Cal was on the boards.But it was Cal, specifically its guards, that won the rebounding battle Sunday night.Cal guards Jorge Gutierrez and Allen Crabbe went toe-to-toe with arguably the Pac-12 Conference’s best rebounding team, and the backcourt pair outrebounded Stanford’s starting frontcourt all by themselves in a 69-59 Cal win at a sold-out Haas Pavilion. Read More