Cal coach Mike Montgomery is scheduled to meet with athletic director Sandy Barbour on Monday to let her know whether he plans to retire.
The star of the incessant State Farm “Discount Double Check” ad campaign may need to do an alma mater double check. Former Cal standout and Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers was captured on camera celebrating with the Wisconsin Badgers Thursday after the team advanced to the NCAA elite eight.
Neither 10th seeded Stanford nor 11th seeded Dayton were considered elite when the NCAA Tournament brackets were released. But one of those teams will continue ride another victory Thursday into the Elite Eight, just one victory away from the Final Four.
The decision could lead to big changes in the college athletics business, worth billions of dollars.
Stanford’s victory over Kansas and Mercer’s win over Duke were two of the NCAA Tournament upsets over big name basketball programs.
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.
Since Sunday, you’ve been bombarded with the term “Braketology,” as experts tried to tell you who would advance in the NCAA Tournament. But who did you pick when you were alone in the semi-privacy of your own cubicle? If you are anything like the CBS TV and radio hosts you love Stanford, but aren’t a big fan of number one seeds.
Cal Poly won its first ever NCAA Tournament game, setting up a Friday date with unbeaten and top seeded Wichita State.