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Basketball Gameday: Cal vs. Stanford

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MARCH 04, 2013

Sitting third in the Pac-12 standings, the Cal men’s basketball team (20-9, 12-5 in the Pac-12) is praying for a chance to win the Pac-12 regular-season title. Wednesday’s 8 p.m. finale against Stanford at Haas Pavilion is crucial for the Bears if they want to earn a share of the Pac-12 championship.

With Pac-12 championship on the line Cal men’s basketball takes on Stanford

Sitting third in the Pac-12 standings, Cal (20-9, 12-5 in the Pac-12) is just half a game from first place, a position shared by No. 19 Oregon and No. 23 UCLA.

Thur the Blur: Robert Thurman’s lucky breaks

Robert Thurman comes off the bench for the Cal men’s basketball team in nearly every game. When he is on the court, he is not graceful but forceful; he plays like someone who knows exactly what his specific role is. For Thurman, it’s the “garbage guy.”

Cal vs. Stanford Gameday: Score predictions

The Bears carry the crucial advantage of being the hottest team in the conference, riding a seven-game win streak and coming off two consecutive blowouts of Utah and Colorado.

Cal vs. Stanford Gameday: Players to watch

Dwight Powell is the best on the Cardinal at scoring on the block and draining mid-range jumpers. The key to a Cal victory may lie in whether Tyrone Wallace can find the 3-point shooting form he displayed against the Ducks and Trojans.

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MARCH 05, 2013