California Golden Bears
Jared Goff admitted his confidence was a bit shaken when the California freshman quarterback was benched in the first quarter of last week’s loss to No. 2 Oregon.
Cal quarterback Jared Goff will get his toughest test yet on Saturday when Cal (1-1) hosts a fourth-ranked Ohio State (2-0) team that has won 14 straight games.
Layshia Clarendon scored 19 points to lead California to a 73-63 victory over LSU on Saturday night.
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.
“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 was reprimanded by the Pac-12 on Monday for shoving one of his own players in the chest during a game.
Layshia Clarendon scored 22 points and No. 6 California held off a late Southern California rally to beat the Trojans 72-64 on Sunday.
Cal went on a big run to open the second half and held on for a 77-69 victory Sunday night over the Wildcats.
Reshanda Gray scored 19 points and sparked a big run in the second half before leaving with a leg injury in No. 7 California’s 71-54 win over Utah on Sunday.
Doug McDermott had a season-high 34 points and nine rebounds and No. 16 Creighton ran its winning streak to four games with a 74-64 victory against California on Saturday night.