Extras from Cal’s win over Colorado

When your leading scorer doesn’t have a single point at the half, you don’t expect to be winning. When your top three scorers go a combined 2-for-17, you expect to be getting killed.

Senior forward Harper Kamp led the Bears with 14 points, his highest scoring total since Nov. 21.

Cal rebuffs Colorado in comeback victory

Bears hand Buffaloes first conference loss

The clock read 35.3 when the handshakes started. A little too early to be proper, but permissible given the ugly game Cal had fought through Thursday night. Hosting red-hot but unproven Colorado, the Bears earned a 57-50 win despite going scoreless for nearly six minutes and flirting with a season-low
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

No. 1: Cal (13-4, 3-1) When the Bears struggled with frontline depth, Allen Crabbe started getting more minutes. The 6-foot-6 swingman is averaging just over 37 minutes against conference opponents, and has been making the most of his time on the court. His 16.5 points per game ranks third in
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Harper Kamp has brought his dog, Franklin, onto the team.

Men’s basketball a team of hidden talents

The Cal men’s basketball team had quite the holiday season. Last weekend the team proved its conference power by sweeping USC and UCLA at home. But as a host of Internet videos demonstrates, the team’s talents don’t lie solely on the court. The players certainly know the secret to drumming
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Bears can’t hold back Beavers in first Pac-12 loss

The numbers didn’t lie. Heading into Thursday night as the Pac-12’s top offense, Oregon State dispatched the Cal men’s basketball team, 92-85, with a flurry of scoring runs. Also ranked the ninth-best scoring offense in the nation, the Beavers (11-4, 1-2 in the Pac-12) walked onto their home floor at
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 1

No. 1: Cal (12-3, 2-0) No Pac-12 team is ranked, and Stanford and Cal are the only ones receiving votes. In a weakened conference, it’s championship or bust for the Bears.Returning three double-digit scorers, the Bears were expected to be title contenders in their fourth season under Mike Montgomery. But
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