UCLA wears down Cal in first Pac-12 game

LOS ANGELES — Late in the second half, the Cal men’s basketball team had the opportunity of a dramatic comeback. But too many missed chances spoiled the short-lived possibility. After being down by as much as 16 in the second half, the Bears closed the deficit to four points at the six-minute
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Crabbe mile-high next to Denver’s leading scorers

In preseason polls, both the Cal men’s basketball team and Denver were picked to finish third in the Pac-12 and the WAC conferences, respectively. There’s a chasm of difference between the predicted finishes — starting with the schedule. The Bears (2-0) head to Magness Arena in Denver, Colo., off back-to-back
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