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Forget Batman: Larry Drew is the perfect Robin

For Cal men’s basketball to continue its pursuit of March Madness, it must keep up with UCLA come Thursday. It’s a tall task, considering the Bruins rarely take their feet off the accelerator for the entire 40 minutes. UCLA is a naturally sexy pick to win the Pac-12 conference. Fast
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Morning Glory: Bak Bak’s search for a home

Bak Bak was out of options. He had gone back to Africa in May of 2011 to get his documents fixed before the Cal men’s basketball team’s European tour later that summer. He checked into the U.S. Embassy, handed over his passport and was told to come back in a
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Bears topple No.10 Oregon at Haas Pavilion

Down two with 16.5 seconds remaining, Oregon coach Dana Altman called timeout and drew up a play for his best shooter. On Saturday afternoon, the Cal men’s basketball team had answered the No. 10 Ducks’ 11-0 run with a 14-4 spurt, but when the ball left forward E.J. Singler’s hands,
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Gameday: Cal vs. Oregon

When the Cal men’s basketball team takes on Oregon this Saturday at Haas Pavilion, the Bears will face off against the Ducks, who have great depth at the bench, and against themselves, who have been inconsistent on the court so far this season. Below, The Daily Cal sports staff bring
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Stars must align for Cal to upset Oregon

There is no reason Cal should lose on Saturday other than everything. Oregon is a team that is nothing more than the sum of its parts. Take away one part of the Bears’ not-so-well-oiled machine — say, Allen Crabbe’s shooting for a half — and Cal loses. But the Ducks
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Bears hope to lock down speedy Ducks in home showdown

They lost freshman guard Dominic Artis. They lost to Stanford by 24 points. What the Oregon men’s basketball team isn’t losing, however, is its aspiration to win the Pac-12. Despite the embarrassing blowout loss to the middling Cardinal on Wednesday, the No. 10 Ducks (18-3, 12-1 Pac-12) remain as dangerous
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