Love-less Cardinal Pulls Out 15-14 Win Over Oregon StateNo. 20 Stanford survived Bryce Love's absence for a 15-14 come-from-behind victory over Oregon State on Thursday night.
Cal Holds Off Oregon State To Advance In Pac-12 TournamentJabari Bird scored 20 points and converted a key 3-point play with 54 seconds left, helping California grind out a 67-62 victory over Oregon State Wednesday in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament.
Stanford Women Edge Cal, 61-60, Win Another Pac-12 Tournament ChampionshipThe Stanford University women's basketball team improved to 38-3 in the Pac-10/Pac-12 conference tournament all time, as the Cardinal defeated Bay Area rivals California in the final of the league championship event. The Golden Bears led at halftime, but they couldn't hold off Stanford in the second half.
Stanford Women Not Having A Down Year Despite Low RankingPerhaps success has spoiled the longtime fans of the Stanford Cardinal women's basketball team, but it's a surprise to see the team ranked just 19th in the Associated Press poll and 20th in the Coaches Poll at this point in the season. What chance do the Cardinal have in the women's NCAA Tournament?
The Pac-12's Overall Weakness Hurts Bay Area Basketball TeamsIt's a down year for the Pac-12 in men's basketball, as the conference is the "worst" of the Big Five this year, and when you throw in the basketball-only Big East Conference, the Pac-12 looks even worse in league comparisons. That hurts a borderline NCAA Tournament team like Stanford and absolutely pains a long-shot squad like Cal.
California Golden Bears Looking For An Arizona Sweep This WeekThe Cal Bears men's basketball team will need a big finish to the 2014-15 season if they hope to make the NCAA tournament in March. Currently sitting at 17-12 with two games left in Pac-12 play, the Golden Bears need to get to .500 in conference and 20 wins on the season to have any chance at the Big Dance. Can they do it with two road games in Arizona this week? It will be tough.
No. 6 California Women Rally To Edge Oregon StateLayshia 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.
Cal Holds Off Oregon State, 60-59Justin 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.