Cal Golden Bears
Lindsay Gottlieb had barely gotten done talking to her California team about ignoring any outside NCAA tournament chatter when she learned President Barack Obama had picked her Golden Bears to reach the Final Four.
Cal Golden bears quarterback Allan Bridgford told new coach Sonny Dykes on Monday that he has decided to transfer.
Senior Allen Bridgford, the only experienced quarterback on the Cal Golden Bears roster, might be on his way out and has left the team to mull over his options.
Layshia Clarendon scored 26 points and No. 6 California rallied from 17 points down in the first half to beat Oregon State 58-56 on Sunday, extending the longest winning streak in school history.
Justin Cobbs had 18 points and surging California won its fifth straight game by outlasting a late rally from Oregon State for a 60-59 victory on Saturday.
New California coach Sonny Dykes is ready to start the search for a quarterback to run his Bear Raid offense.
The No. 23 Ducks try to avoid an 11th consecutive defeat to the visiting Golden Bears, who are hoping to move past an altercation between coach Mike Montgomery and star guard Allen Crabbe.
“I told (Mike) Montgomery, ‘I respect you as a coach. Do I respect what you did? No. You can’t put your hands on a kid. It’s 2013,’” Allen Crabbe Jr., his father, said.
California coach Mike Montgomery said Tuesday there was no excuse for him shoving his star player during a game and that the action was completely out of character for him.
Cal has announced the details of new football coach Sonny Dykes’ contract: a $9.7 million, five-year deal that lasts through the 2017 season.