Athletic director Sandy Barbour ushered in a new era for Cal athletics Wednesday as the university unveiled a new logo and visual identity in a press conference at the school.
The University of California at Berkeley women’s basketball team left Thursday for its first NCAA Tournament Final Four trip in the school’s history.
Cal star Allen Crabbe announced he will forego his senior year to enter the NBA draft. “As an idealist, you don’t like it,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
California rallied from down 10 with less than 7 minutes left in regulation to beat Georgia 65-62 in the Spokane Regional final and advance to the Final Four for the first time in school history.
There is no need for Lindsay Gottlieb to mention the Final Four every day. Sure, it’s on the minds of every one of her California players now that they are two victories from that elusive program first and a trip to the Big Easy.
Layshia Clarendon scored 27 points to help California beat South Florida 82-78 in overtime on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Brittany Boyd scored 21 points and added a career-high 13 rebounds to lead second-seeded California over Fresno State 90-76 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
The Golden Bears are preparing to face 15th-seeded Fresno State on Saturday and perhaps regain their stride following a hiccup in the Pac-12 tournament two weeks ago that broke a 16-game win streak.
The short distance has allowed Cal to keep its usual practice schedule, avoid changing time zones and even send a player or two back to Berkeley for class.
Fourth-ranked Stanford (31-2) was given the No. 1 seed in the Spokane Region of the NCAA women’s tournament. No. 6 California was awarded the No. 2 seed.