California Golden Bears
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.
Cal point guard Brittany Boyd scored a career-high 28 points as the No. 10 Golden Bears lost to No. 4 Duke 77-63 on Sunday.
California lost 62-14 at No. 15 Oregon State on Saturday night, closing out a difficult season and leaving the future of its longtime coach in question.
Oregon made its case for the top ranking in the country by beating California 59-17 on Saturday night.