Cal men’s basketball upset by Division II Chaminade in 96-72 rout

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The Bears’ defense has been sliced and diced by deadly three-point shooting all season and their matinee with the Silverswords was no exception. Headlining a Chaminade offense which shot 56% from the three-point line was senior guard Dantley Walker. With the exception of a mid-range jumper in the first half, Walker’s buckets came exclusively from beyond the arc as the senior converted seven of ten threes en route to 23 points.
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Turnovers hinder Cal men’s basketball in loss to VCU

Excluding freshman Justice Sueing, who didn’t contribute to the avalanche of turnovers, Cal’s starting five recorded 14 of the team’s turnovers. Lee, who piled up seven turnovers against Wofford, had another sloppy game in terms of handling the ball, ending his afternoon with six. Through five games, the senior is averaging 3.8 turnovers per game on the season. Freshman Darius McNeill and junior Don Coleman had three apiece as well.
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Cal men’s basketball blows 18-point lead to No. 6 Wichita State

Cal’s youth and inexperience played into the squad’s turnover total. The Shockers were the first team this season to consistently expose the Bears to a claustrophobic, full-court defense, and Cal’s freshman unit was visibly shaken up by the change of pace. Of Cal’s second-half turnovers, nine came from freshmen Darius McNeill, Justice Sueing and Juhwan Harris-Dyson, all of whom had three apiece in the last 20 minutes of ball.
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No. 22 Cal men’s soccer ends season on bitter note

The season was highlighted by the stellar performance of many members of the team, but specifically that of redshirt senior midfielder Jose Carrera-Garcia, junior midfielder Shinya Kadono and sophomore goalie Drake Callender. Each member of that trio was named Pac-12 Player of the Week at some point this season.
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Tough questions

Of course, a loss in the Rose Bowl to end the season wouldn’t all of a sudden make 2017 a failure. But, if the season does come to a close amid the palm trees, reflecting upon the year and thinking about how next season looks may become a lot less fun.
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