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Stanford's Bryce Wills (2) shoots between California's Grant Anticevich, left, and California's Joel Brown during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Pac-12 men's tournament Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Cal thumps Stanford to advance to Pac-12 quarterfinals

Mar. 12, 2020 12:35 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For California and Stanford players and coaches, the game went on - even with a cloud of uncertainty going on in the sports world - and world. In perhaps their last game of the season in front of fans due to the threat of Coronavirus, the Cal Bears didn’t want to make it their last...

Tinkle, Kelley send Oregon St. past Cal with 74-56 win

Mar. 7, 2020 7:46 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State seniors Tres Tinkle and Kylor Kelley went out in style Saturday in their final home game. Tinkle and Kelley, who were honored in a pregame ceremony at Gill Coliseum, combined for 43 points in the Beavers 74-56 victory over California. Tinkle scored a game-high 24 points...

Oregon guard Payton Pritchard (3) shoots against California during the first half during an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, March 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd)

Early outburst sends No. 13 Oregon to 90-56 win over Cal

Mar. 6, 2020 1:59 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is thinking championship — and the No. 13 Ducks certainly looked the part Thursday night. By scoring 21 consecutive points to pull away from California in the first half, the Ducks went on to win 90-56. It was their widest margin of victory in a Pac-12 game this season....

California forward D.J. Thorpe, middle, passes the ball while being defended by Utah forward Riley Battin, left, and forward Mikael Jantunen (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

California holds off Utah in overtime 86-79

Feb. 29, 2020 9:25 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — First-year California coach Mark Fox never really bought into the preseason talk that his team was destined to finish last in the Pac-12 Conference. Not only have the Golden Bears avoided that scenario, they're making some noise as the conference tournament nears. Matt Bradley...

California coach Mark Fox talks to his bench during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Colorado, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Bradley's career night lifts Cal over No. 21 Colorado 76-62

Feb. 28, 2020 12:35 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Back-to-back losses against unranked teams have Colorado coach Tad Boyle questioning his team's confidence as much as its defense. First-year California coach Mark Fox, on the other hand, is celebrating a signature win that he called the Golden Bears' best of the season. Matt...

California coach Mark Fox, right, looks toward the bench during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Washington, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Huskies smash 9-game losing streak pummel Cal 87-52

Feb. 22, 2020 9:28 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s nine-game losing streak sapped the team’s spirit and diminished the excitement around the program. So after the Huskies throttled Cal to snap the streak with an 87-52 win Saturday night, coach Mike Hopkins got a little bit emotional as he thanked everyone who stuck...

Washington State forward Jeff Pollard, left, and California guard Joel Brown go after the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. California won 66-57. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Cal beats Washington St 66-57 to snap 4 game losing streak

Feb. 20, 2020 1:26 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Paris Austin scored 19 points and Andre Kelly added 16 to lead California to a 66-57 victory over Washington State on Wednesday night. Austin went just 3 of 8 from the field but was 12 of 12 from the charity stripe. Kelly was 8-of-11 shooting. Matt Bradley scored 11 points for...

California forward Grant Anticevich, center, is defended by Arizona State forward Jalen Graham (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Martin heats up late to push Arizona State past Cal 80-75

Feb. 16, 2020 9:16 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Remy Martin made another strong case for Pac-12 player of the year honors and positioned Arizona State to make a run at the conference title. Not bad for a player who spent a large chunk of the first half on the bench in foul trouble. Martin scored 15 of his 22 points over the final...

Arizona's Nico Mannion, right, drives the ball against California's Paris Austin (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Nnaji scores 21, helps sluggish Arizona beat Cal 68-52

Feb. 14, 2020 1:37 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Arizona's Zeke Nnaji is getting much more comfortable handling double-teams than he was earlier in the season and proved it repeatedly against California when he tried to set up in the paint. Wildcats coach Sean Miller was equally impressed with how his young squad played in its...

Utah forward Timmy Allen (1) celebrates after scoring against California during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Utah stifles California for 60-45 win

Feb. 8, 2020 11:33 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Finding his shot has largely been a chore for Timmy Allen since the start of Pac-12 play. Allen took a step forward on resolving those shooting struggles. The sophomore forward scored 21 points on 8-of-16 shooting to help Utah beat California 60-45 on Saturday night. Allen had his...