Buffs knock Cal out of Pac-12 tourney in semis

LOS ANGELES — Cal probably needed one Pac-12 Tournament win to ensure itself a spot in the NCAA Tournament. The Bears got that win Thursday evening. Now, after Colorado knocked Cal out of the Pac-12 Tournament, 70-59, on Friday night, the Bears will just have to wait and see. It
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Hip, hip, Jorge!: Gutierrez wins Pac-12 Player of the Year

Cal guard also wins top defensive honor

On Sunday, Jorge Gutierrez had just completed his worst two-game stretch of the season. A day later, he became the first player to win both Pac-12 Player of the Year and Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year. The sting of a squandered conference title still fresh after a loss at Stanford,
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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.

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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Can Gutierrez still win Pac-12 Player of the Year?

Seven missed field goals. Zero free throw attempts. Zero points. Jorge Gutierrez’s penultimate regular-season performance was arguably his worst in over two years, an outing magnified by the importance of Cal’s loss to Colorado. Gutierrez hadn’t gone scoreless since Jan. 2, 2010, a 92-66 win over Stanford in which he
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