Cal extends Pac-12 tournament run in win over Buffs

Thursday night was never a guarantee for the Cal women’s basketball team. After receiving a first-round bye with the No. 2 seed, the Bears entered the Galen Center prepared to face No. 10-seeded Colorado in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament. Based on those standings alone, it should have been
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A Pac-12 title is now in doubt for the Bears after their Sunday loss to Colorado.

Buffs damage Cal’s title chances

Coors Events Center was clothed in white to celebrate the seniors of the Colorado men’s basketball team. Before an applauding crowd of 11,043, the departing players left their home stadium with one final win, a dominant 70-57 effort. Harper Kamp, Cal’s fifth-year senior, was at the other end of the
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Conference questions

After a Bay Area sweep, can Arizona run the table? Following a narrow home loss to Washington on Jan. 28, the Wildcats flew up to the Bay Area and blew up. First, a four-point win over Cal on Thursday for the Bears’ first home loss of the season. Then, Arizona
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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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Cal quarterback Zach Maynard threw a touchdown pass to his half-brother Keenan Allen in overtime to win Saturday's game against Colorado.

The other side

The Daily Californian and the CU Independent, the University of Colorado’s daily student newspaper, have collaborated to bring wide-ranging coverage of Saturday’s matchup between Cal and Colorado. The CU Independent will be publishing a column reflecting the game by a Daily Cal football writer; below is analysis of the game
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Overtime win marks satisfying start to fall

BOULDER, Colo. — I’ve always been a summerboy at heart. Until about the fourth grade, I cried for hours the day before school started. I sure relish watching the “World Champion” Giants plummet into their usual irrelevance — so in that regard I wish the summer would never end. But
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Jonathan Kuperberg

Don’t be sleeping on Buffs in Boulder

We all know what happened when Cal played Colorado last year. The Bears embarrassed the Buffaloes, 52-7. Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen threw three picks. The Buffs coughed up the ball twice. It was ugly. But that was last year, and at Memorial Stadium. And Colorado is a different team at
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Marvin Jones caught five passes for 118 yards. His two touchdown catches tied a career high.

Midweek notebook: Familiar faces and Superman

Coaching musical chairs The college football coaching carousel seems to be constantly moving — especially when it comes to assistants, but the Cal and Colorado football teams looked like they agreed on a swap after last season. Passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach Eric Kiesau as well as defensive
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