California guard Jordan Shepherd passes around Oregon State guard Dexter Akanno at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis on Wed Feb 10, 2022 (AP News photo)
On the Cal Bears podcast with Michael:
#1 Last night the Cal Bears (10-15) finally can breath a sigh of relief after taking a two point victory over the Oregon State Beavers (3-18) 63-61 at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis on Wednesday night to snap a ten game losing streak.
#2 The Beavers Dexter Akanno hit a three pointer with 5:16 in the second half to tie the game at 55 all. The Beavers did regain the lead hitting six consecutive free throws narrowing the lead to 61-59 with 1:54 left in the contest.
#3 It was Shepherd who took a jump shot 1:39 to tie the game at 61 up on a goaltending call with 18 seconds remaining. The Beavers Jarod Lucas took a three point shot with just two seconds left and Maurice Calloo tried to score on rebound to put the ball in the net but missed. Shepherd led Cal with 15 points.
#4 The Bears Grant Anticevich had 13 points and eight rebounds. Anticevich for his efforts scored three 3 pointers. Cal’s Joel Brown had nine points, seven assists, and nine rebounds.
#5 Cal takes on the Oregon Ducks (15-7) Saturday at 1:00pm in Eugene. The Ducks have won three straight games including a win over the Utah Utes (9-15) a three point victory 80-77. Michael set this one up what are Cal’s chances?
Michael Duca does the Cal Bears podcasts Thursdays at http://www.sportsradioservice.com