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Holiday Heart-Stopper: Austin’s game-winner carries Bears past Cal Poly, 67-66

December 16, 2018

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By Morris Phillips When you win, everybody feels great. But when it requires a last-second, game-winner to avoid a distasteful measure of embarrassment, almost nobody feels great immediately, and some don’t feel settled for as many as 48 hours. Paris Austin’s free-throw line jump shot with three seconds remaining delivered the first feeling without erasing […]

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Cal Bears basketball podcast with Michael Duca and Morris Phillips: Cal goes for second straight win at home Saturday vs. Cal Poly

December 11, 2018

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247sports.com file photo: San Diego State Aztecs forward Jalen McDaniels (5) is boxed out by California Golden Bears forward Grant Anticevich (34) and forward Justice Sueing (10) during the second half at Viejas Arena On the Cal Bears podcast with Michael and Morris: The Cal Bears (3-5) Justice Sueing started off this season on fire […]

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Cal Bears basketball podcast with Morris Phillips: Once lit up, Sueing can drain the threes; leads Cal with 23 in big win over San Diego State

December 10, 2018

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vcstar.com photo:┬áSan Diego’s Jalen McDaniels, right, drives the ball against California’s Grant Anticevich (34) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Berkeley, Calif. On the Cal Bears basketball podcast with Morris: #1 Justice Sueing started out the season on fire, but cooled off in recent weeks; but […]

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Sueing Doing Work: Cal’s leading, returning scorer breaks out in 89-83 win over SDSU

December 9, 2018

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By Morris Phillips BERKELEY–The biggest mystery surrounding Cal basketball through seven games was the struggles of Justice Sueing, the team’s leading, returning scorer who hadn’t looked comfortable or been as productive as he was in his breakout, freshman campaign. Under the bright lights of a tense, tight ballgame versus San Diego State on Saturday night, […]

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USF shoots past Cal, 79-60, beats Bears for the first time since 1997

December 6, 2018

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Photo of USF’s Frankie Ferrari courtesy of Eric Taylor/1st String Sports By Morris Phillips BERKELEY — Losses of this magnitude don’t disappear from the consciousness easily. Normal losses linger, and this one was far from normal. After the Dons’ 79-60 win at Haas Pavilion, the Cal Bears find themselves at the crossroads. At 2-6, they’ve […]

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Cal Bears basketball podcast with Morris Phillips and Michael Duca: Cal looks to rebound from St. Mary’s loss, host USF Wednesday night

December 3, 2018

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photo from calbears.com: The Cal Bears Justice Sueing (10) drives to the net against the St Mary’s Gales on Saturday night. The Gales snapped their four game losing streak beating Cal. Join Michael Duca and Morris Phillips on this edition of Sportstalk as they host the Cal Bears basketball podcast. They discuss Cal’s loss to […]

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Cal Bears podcast with Morris Phillips: Surprise for Cal to be bowl eligible as they head to the Cheez-It Bowl

December 3, 2018

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photo from azbigmedia.com: The Cal Bears will take on the Horned Frogs from TCU Wednesday December 26th for the Cheez It Bowl at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix On the Cal Bears football podcast with Morris: #1 Cal Bears head coach Justin Wilcox call Cal’s invitation to the Cheez-It Bowl a reward for the players. […]

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Wrong Exit: St. Mary’s too much for Cal in neighborhood clash, beat the Bears 83-71

December 2, 2018

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By Morris Phillips MORAGA — St. Mary’s first four-game losing streak since February 2007 essentially ended when the Cal Bears’ charter bus left Berkeley on Saturday and took a full hour to cover the 14 miles between the campuses. That’s too long to travel, and if the Caldecott Tunnel could speak, the tunnel would confirm […]

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No O: Bears’ offense missing in ninth consecutive Big Game loss to Stanford, 23-13

December 2, 2018

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By Morris Phillips BERKELEY — If you’re a California Golden Bear, only one word applies: agonizing. After eight consecutive Big Game losses to Stanford, the Cal Bears envisioned a new day, a portal in which they could charge through and disconnect the dominance the hated Cardinal had come to possess. Just one problem: Cal’s offense […]

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Three takeaways from Stanford’s 23-13 win over Cal in the 121st Big Game

December 1, 2018

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Photo credit: gostanford.com By: Ana Kieu The Stanford Cardinal won their ninth straight Big Game at Memorial Stadium against the California Golden Bears on Saturday. With the win, Stanford (8-4, 6-3 Pac-12) not only preserved bragging rights, but also kept the Axe away from Cal (7-5, 4-5 Pac-12). Congratulations to the 2018 Cardinal squad! Now, […]

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