Cal men’s basketball coach Mike Montgomery retires

Cal men’s basketball head coach Mike Montgomery has decided to retire. At a press conference at Haas Pavilion on Monday afternoon, Montgomery, alongside Athletic Director Sandy Barbour, announced he would be stepping down from his position. “I’ve envisioned this moment for a long time,” Montgomery said. “I wish I could
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

1. No. 1 Arizona (17-0, 4-0 in Pac-12) (Previous: 1st) The Wildcats almost blew a 13-point lead against UCLA when they let the Bruins rip off a 15-1 run late in the second half. But Arizona held on to its perfect record, defeating the Bruins 79-75. Luckily for the Wildcats,
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The Pac-12 college basketball show/let-down

The PAC-12 have outdone themselves this year. What will probably be the most exciting tournament in the history of all college basketball tournaments will begin today (through Friday) in MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas. WOOO! Vegas! Titillating as it sounds, everyone knows that none of the serious non-boxing, non-rodeo sports
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2011-2012 Men’s basketball schedule released

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with … Mike Montgomery and Ben Howland? Yup. That’s one of the highlights on Cal’s recently-released men’s basketball schedule. The Bears will ring in their Pac-12 play with a pair of late December games at Haas Pavilion: on the 29th against USC and the 31st against
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Bears Breaking Out: Richard Solomon

Many are eager to see the kind of sophomore season Allen Crabbe has for Cal. But the second-year progress made by his former high school teammate may be just as important for Mike Montgomery’s Bears. With center Markhuri Sanders-Frison leaving, Cal will need a big man to step up and
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Bears Breaking Out: Talia Caldwell

Breakout Players: Richard Solomon | Anett Schutting | Kyle Porter | Ted Jones |  Nick Andrews and Christoffer Konigsfeldt | Aleksa Saponjic By now, you probably recognize the hot-shot names in Cal athletics: Keenan Allen. Jorge Gutierrez. Tony Renda. Nathan Adrian. But with every new season comes a set of budding stars who are ready to make their mark.
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2011-2012 Storylines: Can men’s hoops rise atop the Pac again?

Other 2011-2012 Storylines: Baseball | W. Hoops | Volleyball | Tennis | Swimming | Water Polo Cal was slated to finish near the bottom of the conference before Mike Montgomery took the Bears dancing in his first year. One season later, they stood atop the Pac-10 conference for the first time in half a century. After an overachieving 2010-2011 campaign, which
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