Jorge Gutierrez managed just eight points on 3-of-8 shooting in the 75-70 Cal loss to Stanford on Sunday.

Dominant Cardinal quell Cal’s claim at Pac-12 title

STANFORD, Calif. — There was really never any indication the Cal men’s basketball team would win on Sunday afternoon. So, when with less than a minute remaining, Stanford guard Aaron Bright grabbed consecutive offensive rebounds off missed free throws to clinch a 75-70 over the Bears, Cal’s fate had already
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Live blog: Cal vs. Stanford

Follow along as beat writers Jack Wang and Jonathan Kuperberg live blog the Cal men’s basketball game with Stanford at Maples Pavilion. If the Bears prevail, they win a share of the Pac-12 championship.

Fan support key to rivalry rematch on Sunday

On Monday night, Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb and point guard Brittany Boyd were in the office together, watching the nationally televised game between No. 1 Baylor and No. 11 Texas A&M. The game featured arguably the nation’s best player in Brittney Griner and the undefeated Baylor team, but
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Basketball vs. Oregon State

Bears don’t downplay finale with Cardinal

Tipoff is Sunday, 2:30 p.m. at Maples Pavilion. The stadium has 7,329 seats, almost all of which will be taken up by red, blue or gold masses. Cal’s David Kravish will line up across from whomever Stanford — its starters always in flux — plays at center. The referee will
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Senior forward Harper Kamp could have a big impact in Cal's Sunday matchup with Stanford.

Cal vs. Stanford: Players to watch

Harper Kamp, Cal forward Despite being Cal’s leading scorer for the majority of last season, Kamp has routinely underwhelmed offensively this season — that is, until the last few weeks.

Cal vs. Stanford: Gameday predictions

Cal: 77, Stanford: 69 Tied with Cal atop the Pac-12 a week ago, back-to-back road losses in the state of Washington now have Stanford backing toward a wall. The Cardinal aren’t quite in a must-win situation, but being just one game behind has them all the way at fifth place.
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Senior guard Jorge Gutierrez ranks second on the team in points (14.3) and assists per game (4.5).

Cal, Stanford to battle for Bay Area bragging rights, conference supremacy

Despite differences, rivals are in similar positions looking for same thing: to get back on winning track

The Cal men’s basketball team and its arch-rival could be a study in opposites. The Bears have six active players who average double-figure minutes per game. Stanford has 10. Cal is led by a defensive-minded senior guard. Stanford, a freshman shooter who has taken 100 3-pointers already this season. Mike
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