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Monster third quarter propels No. 2 Stanford to win over Cal, 97-74

Monster third quarter propels No. 2 Stanford to win over Cal, 97-74

Update: The second game in the series,  No. 2 Stanford at Cal originally scheduled for Sunday Jan. 23 afternoon, has been postponed due to health and safety protocols within the Cal program.  Tickets purchased for…

Ole Miss leaves California with Raising the B.A.R. Invitational title

Ole Miss leaves California with Raising the B.A.R. Invitational title

Berkeley, CA – In Cal’s rebranded semi-annual holiday tournament, the Raising the B.A.R. Invitational, Ole Miss won the title downing the home team Saturday afternoon at Haas Pavilion. With multiple players in double-digits and a…

Cal continues hot streak, holds off UC San Diego 64-54

Cal continues hot streak, holds off UC San Diego 64-54

FINAL! Bears win and improve to 4-0. @jayda_curry has 20 to lead all scorers. pic.twitter.com/ZjOLI17AJl — Cal Basketball (@CalWBBall) November 21, 2021 Cal continued its red-hot streak to open the season with a 64-54 road…

Cal poised for improvement over last season with a strong cadre of returnees and a heralded freshman

Cal poised for improvement over last season with a strong cadre of returnees and a heralded freshman

Roster and Schedule After a dismal 2020-21 season, beset by injuries and the challenges of navigating strict Covid-19 protocols, things can only get better for the California Golden Bears this year. Cal’s 1-16 finish was…

The Pac-12 announces conference matchups for the 2021-22 season

The Pac-12 announces conference matchups for the 2021-22 season

Conference matchups for the 2021-22 Pac-12 season are set. League play begins on Dec. 31 and runs through Feb. 26. The first weekend of action includes the reigning national champion Stanford taking on Washington and…

No. 4 Stanford closes out regular season with 72-33 Senior Day win over Cal

No. 4 Stanford closes out regular season with 72-33 Senior Day win over Cal

Stanford heads into the Pac-12 Tournament as the No. 1 seed. Nothing but smiles…. With maybe a few tears ?#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/cMmEkWorlk — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) March 1, 2021 Team Comparison Stats No. 4 Stanford…

With just nine healthy players, Cal remains upbeat during tough stretch but needs “a little nasty” and a bit less nice

With just nine healthy players, Cal remains upbeat during tough stretch but needs “a little nasty” and a bit less nice

For basketball coaches, having players who show up to practice ready to work on getting better and who are receptive to honest feedback can make all the difference in the world with how a season…

Pac-12 announces weekly matchups and site designations for 2020-21

Pac-12 announces weekly matchups and site designations for 2020-21

The Pac-12 Conference announced the weekly matchups for the league’s 22-game 2020-21  basketball schedule.  Dates and times for each game will be announced later. Conference play for 2020-21 will transition to a 22-game, double-round robin…

Oregon State bounces back to beat Cal 76-63, Bears honor seniors

Oregon State bounces back to beat Cal 76-63, Bears honor seniors

BERKELEY – The Oregon State Beavers (20-8, 8-8 Pac-12) recovered from a loss at Stanford on Friday to beat California (10-17, 2-14) Sunday afternoon at Haas Pavilion, 76-63. The victory ended a four-game skid for…

Oregon’s potent recipe in 93-61 win over Cal: Erin Boley’s 3-point daggers, Ionescu’s triple-double, Hebard’s double-double

Oregon’s potent recipe in 93-61 win over Cal: Erin Boley’s 3-point daggers, Ionescu’s triple-double, Hebard’s double-double

Team statistical comparison BERKELEY – As Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry sat courtside with his daughters, the No. 3 Oregon Ducks (25-2, 14-1 Pac-12) enjoyed a Bay Area homecoming for senior guard Sabrina Ionescu…

UCLA survives Cal in overtime 74-70, completes hard-earned Bay Area sweep

UCLA survives Cal in overtime 74-70, completes hard-earned Bay Area sweep

BERKELEY, Calif. – The tenth-ranked UCLA Bruins (21-2, 10-2 Pac-12) completed an impressive sweep of the Pac-12’s Bay Area schools Sunday afternoon after topping the Cal Bears 74-70 in overtime at Haas Pavilion. UCLA came…

Brynna Maxwell leads Utah in 71-62 road win at Cal; Bears continue to chase first Pac-12 win

Brynna Maxwell leads Utah in 71-62 road win at Cal; Bears continue to chase first Pac-12 win

BERKELEY, Calif. – Friday afternoon, in front of a large crowd of young kids on School Haas Rock Day in Berkeley, Utah (10-8) topped California 71-62 in a back and forth contest that saw seven…

Cal adds transfer from San Diego State, guard Najé Murray

Cal adds transfer from San Diego State, guard Najé Murray

California (8-9, 0-6 Pac-12) added a mid-year transfer to the roster, Najé Murray, a native of nearby Stockton. The 5’6” junior guard played for two seasons at San Diego State where she averaged 13.7 points…

Stanford sweeps Battle of the Bay series, tops Cal 79-65

Stanford sweeps Battle of the Bay series, tops Cal 79-65

Stanford wins 2019-20 series vs. Cal BERKELEY, Calif. – In the second game of the 2019-20 Battle of the Bay series between No. 5 Stanford (15-1, 4-0 Pac-12) and California (8-7, 0-4), the Cardinal took…

Tara VanDerveer hits milestone as Stanford dominates Cal 73-40 in rivalry series game

Tara VanDerveer hits milestone as Stanford dominates Cal 73-40 in rivalry series game

VanDerveer reaches conference victory mark STANFORD, Calif. – In a week of upsets of elite teams including defeats for No. 1 UConn and No. 2 Oregon, No. 5 Stanford (14-1, 3-0 Pac-12) fared well as…

Amber Melgoza scores season-high 31 as Washington survives Cal in Berkeley, 67-64

Amber Melgoza scores season-high 31 as Washington survives Cal in Berkeley, 67-64

BERKELEY, Calif. – Washington (10-3, 2-0 Pac-12) began its two-game trip to the Bay Area on a high note with a 67-64 victory over California (8-4, 0-1) Friday night. Led by a stellar performance from…

Cal finishes non-conference play on a high note with 72-53 victory over Grand Canyon

Cal finishes non-conference play on a high note with 72-53 victory over Grand Canyon

BERKELEY, Calif. – With an administrative technical foul assessed to Grand Canyon before tipoff, Cal began its contest against the Lopes with an unusual advantage. Senior guard/forward Jaelyn Brown hit both free throws awarded to…

Cal guard Mi’Cole Cayton to miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season after knee surgery

Release from Cal: Cal redshirt junior guard Mi’Cole Cayton will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season after undergoing surgery to repair damaged cartilage in her right knee, head coach Charmin Smith announced on Thursday…

A young Cal survives test vs. Santa Clara as Kentucky looms on the horizon

A young Cal survives test vs. Santa Clara as Kentucky looms on the horizon

Cal earns seventh straight victory .@CalWBBall freshman forward Evelien Lutje Schipholt, who finished with 19pts/9rebs, on Cal's fight to come from behind and beat Santa Clara: "We just want to fight for every ball and…

Cal overcomes slow start for 73-62 win against Boston University

Cal overcomes slow start for 73-62 win against Boston University

Cal reduces turnovers, beats Boston University Balance & belief gets it done! 4?? Bears in double-figures today ? pic.twitter.com/VorJn67Y82 — Cal Basketball (@CalWBBall) December 7, 2019 Team comparison || Social media recap BERKELEY, Calif. –…

Ogwumike leads USA over Stanford, 95-80, national team kicks off campaign for gold in Tokyo

Ogwumike leads USA over Stanford, 95-80, national team kicks off campaign for gold in Tokyo

Pac-12 to enjoy heightened visibility during USA Basketball November tour; Ogwumike and Clarendon represent STANFORD, Calif. – “It was probably everything that we hoped it would be, Stanford’s very difficult to play against. We got…

Cal freshmen lead in 95-77 exhibition win over Beijing Normal, Lutje Schipholt earns a double-double

Cal freshmen lead in 95-77 exhibition win over Beijing Normal, Lutje Schipholt earns a double-double

  STANFORD, Calif. — In her first outing as Cal’s head coach, Charmin Smith maneuvered her troops to overcome a slow start beset by jitters before defeating Beijing Normal 95-77 in an exhibition matchup. “I…

Oregon tops 2019-20 Pac-12 Preseason Media Poll, Ionescu unanimous Preseason All-Pac-12 pick

For the second consecutive season, media tabbed Oregon as the preseason favorite to win the Pac-12 regular season crown. The Ducks received 19 first-place votes and 239 points while second-place Stanford collected 219 points and…

Charmin Smith returns to Cal as head coach

Charmin Smith returns to Cal as head coach

Charmin Smith leaves New York Liberty to become Cal’s head coach Coach Charmin Smith returns to the University of California, Berkeley for head coaching position. Details on https://t.co/0wk4D1OluJ. pic.twitter.com/532kuGfHCL — New York Liberty (@nyliberty) June…

It’s official: Lindsay Gottlieb leaves Cal to take assistant coach job with Cleveland Cavaliers

It’s official: Lindsay Gottlieb leaves Cal to take assistant coach job with Cleveland Cavaliers

After eight seasons in Berkeley, Cal head coach Lindsay Gottlieb resigned to take a job as an assistant coach with the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. Assistant coach Kai Felton will serve as the program’s interim head…