A bleak season in Berkeley received a jolt of good news this week: Brandon Smith appears healthy enough to rejoin the Cal men’s basketball team in the near future.
After a 6-0 start, the Bears’ season suddenly took a 180-degree turn in December. Smith went down with a head injury, sophomore guard Ricky Kreklow re-injured his surgically repaired right foot and the team has lost seven of its past 11 games. Read More
Coach Mike Montgomery’s Cal men’s basketball team lost 263 games of NCAA experience when Jorge Gutierrez and Harper Kamp graduated last spring. But with a strong nucleus returning, his squad should weather the losses and make another run at the Big Dance this year.
Despite Gutierrez and Kamp’s departure, Cal’s roster is loaded with experience featuring five players who have started at least 10 games in their college careers. Read More