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2-4, 1st in Pac-12

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Cal coach Wyking Jones was blunt after the Bears' loss to Division II Chaminade. "For me, in all the years that I've been coaching, I've never been so embarrassed in my life from the lack of effort from our guys," he said. "So, for me, it's about going back to the drawing board, myself and my staff, and figuring out what changes we need to make because there definitely needs to be some changes. So we just have to go back to the drawing board and figure that out, what changes we need to make. But there will definitely be some changes.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Chaminade's 96-72 win against Cal in the seventh-place game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational was the Silversword's first in the tournament since beating Texas in 2012. The Division II school is 8-92 all-time in the tournament, which started two years after it beat No. 1 Virginia in 1982.

Chaminade's Koelliker slick behind-the-back pass leads to 2 (0:17)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Less than 48 hours ago, California was up 18 on Wichita State. They're now down 26 to Chaminade.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Two days ago, Cal had an 18-point second-half lead against No. 6 Wichita State and now the Bears trail Division II Chaminade by 10 at halftime in the 7th-place game of the Maui Invitational.

Jenkins continues to pour in points with lay-in (0:17)
Wichita State survives Cal's upset bid (1:01)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 6 Wichita State trailed by 18 in the second half, but found a way to come back and beat Cal, 92-82, to open the Maui Invitational. Once Cal built the big lead, the Bears played nervous and were completely out of rhythm as a result of the Shockers' full-court press.

Morris takes the lead for Wichita State (0:14)

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Cal is beating Wichita State. Go ahead and name a player on Cal ... In fact, most can't even name the new coach.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

California's Don Coleman scored 52 points the first 26 games last season. Scored 26 in the season finale, then 30-plus in each of the first two games this season. Now he has 17 in the first 13 minutes against Wichita State.


Riverside comes out fast to beat California 74-66

Alex Larsson scored a career-high 15 points and had 13 rebounds, Brandon Rosser added 13 points as UC Riverside built an early double-digit lead and beat California 74-66 on Friday night in the season-opener for both teams.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Cal and Yale will play in China next year, the Pac-12 announced Friday. “We're thrilled to be able to tip off our season representing the University of California and the Pac-12 in China next year,” California coach Wyking Jones said in a statement.

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23dEdward Aschoff

Pac-12 preview: Talent, uncertainty will follow the league

The Pac-12's preseason favorites, Arizona and USC, have the talent to separate themselves in the league but must contend with the fallout of the FBI investigation that has rocked college basketball.

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43dKyle Bonagura

Pac-12 forms group to analyze hoops scandal

The Pac-12 is launching a task force to develop reform proposals in the wake of a federal bribery investigation that includes an assistant coach from USC.

Mike Schmitz ESPN 

In Berkeley for Cal practice. New-look group led by head coach Wyking Jones. Kentucky transfer Marcus Lee will be counted on inside. 6-3 shifty guard Darius McNeill should have a big impact as a freshman.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

The Grizzlies and second-round pick Ivan Rabb are close to agreeing terms on a three-year contract, a source told The Undefeated.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Nevada, Oregon, Gonzaga, and Cal have been in to see ESPN 100 Jordan Brown this week. St. John's and UL-Lafayette expected this weekend.

Courtesy: @CalMBBall/Twitter

Kidd inducted into Cal Hall of Fame

Jason Kidd was among the 10 former athletes to be inducted into the Cal Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday. Kidd helped the Cal basketball program return to national prominence during his two years as a point guard for the Bears. The current Milwaukee Bucks head coach also made an appearance with his fellow inductees during halftime of Cal's football game vs. Weber State on Saturday. (@CalMBBall/Twitter)

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

New to the ESPN 100 rankings is no.75 PG James Akinjo from the west coast. Not many had a better summer. MVP and winner of the Peach Jam. (Oakland Soldiers) High level competitor who works for everything. His recruiting update: Official visit to Connecticut on Sept 14-16. Virginia, Pittsburgh, Iowa State, Cal, and Maryland are also on his mind.

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.5Tied-184th
Rebounds Per Game36.8Tied-188th
Assists Per Game10.7Tied-312th
Points Allowed82.0Tied-307th

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Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record20-19
Championship Seasons1959
Tournament Appearances19