The decision could lead to big changes in the college athletics business, worth billions of dollars.
Jabari Bird scored 15 of his 20 points after halftime, when Cal (21-14) had to overcome a seven-point deficit. Justin Cobbs had 18 points and David Kravish 12.
Jabari Bird scored 19 points, David Kravish had 13 points and eight rebounds and California beat Arkansas 75-64 on Monday night to advance to the third round of the NIT.
A year after the Bears’ surprising run through the NCAA tournament, their season ended in the second round this time after Baylor took over in the second half Monday night and won 75-56.
Chiney Ogwumike had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Stanford broke open the game with a 30-2 run spanning the halves in a 63-44 victory over Florida State in the second round of the NCAA women’s tournament Monday night.
Dwight Powell had 15 points and seven rebounds and No. 10 seed Stanford knocked off No. 2 Kansas 60-57 in the South Regional on Sunday.
Stanford is in the field for the first time in six years, but half of its games have been against NCAA tournament teams.
Brittany Boyd scored 22 points, including the game-winning jumper with 14 seconds left, and California survived for a 64-63 victory over feisty Fordham in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday.
Olympian Missy Franklin set a record in winning her first NCAA title for California on Friday and Georgia stretched its lead in the team standings on the second day of the NCAA women’s swimming and diving championships.
Cleananthony Early had 23 points and unbeaten Wichita State faced no resistance from Cal Poly, going to 35-0 for the best start in NCAA history with a 64-37 rout of Cal Poly in the Midwest Region on Friday night.
The annual battle between the California Golden Bears and Stanford Cardinal is one of college football’s oldest rivalries. Here are photos from the most recent editions of the Big Game.