Cal vs. Wazzou postgame: Quotes and photos

Washington State head coach June Daugherty was gracious after Cal knocked her Cougars out of the Pac-12 Tournament. “We wish them a long and successful run in NCAA tournament,” she said.

A tale of two halves: Cal vs. Stanford in photos

A picture can tell a thousand words. In Cal’s Pac-12 Tournament victory over Stanford, the Bears played miserably in the first half, falling behind by seven points. They rebounded in the second half, outscoring the Cardinal, 54-41. These two photos tell the story of each half.

Who will win the men’s Pac-12 Tournament?

The contenders: Washington, Cal, Oregon, Arizona

Washington, No. 1 seed It’s boring to pick the top seed to win the tournament, but the Huskies seem like the best bet. For the starters, they won the regular season title for a reason — even in a weak conference, that still means something. Certainly, Washington has something to
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Can anyone beat Stanford in the women’s Pac-12 Tournament?

The contenders: Cal, USC, Arizona State

The last time the Cardinal lost a conference game was in 2009, when Cal topped Stanford by a mere three points in Haas Pavilion on a January day. But that’s it, and that was over three years ago. The Stanford women’s basketball team has virtually manhandled its conference opponents (if
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Three Cal players receive Pac-12 honors

The Cal women’s basketball team didn’t haul in any major honors in this year’s Pac-12 awards. Player of the Year went to Stanford’s unstoppable Nnemkadi Ogwumike, while Washington’s Jazmine Davis nabbed Freshman of the Year. Ogwumike’s sister Chiney was Defensive Player of the Year, and her coach, Tara VanDerveer took
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Tom Shields Swimming Feature 11/11/11

Player of the Week: Tom Shields

The Cal men’s swim team isn’t big on individual accolades, but it’s safe to say no other Bear had a more fruitful weekend than junior Tom Shields. The six-time NCAA Champion won four events at last week’s Pac-12 Championships — two individual events (100 and 200 fly) and two relays
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