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Golden Nuggets: Jorge and Harper Discuss Senior Day, Their Final Home Game

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In their final game at Haas, Jorge and Harper helped bring the Bears one step closer to a Pac-12 title. Here's what they had to say about the last home game of their careers (the link also includes video of their post-game comments).

Jorge Gutierrez, Sr. G

On senior day
"It was fun for me. Besides all of this and besides the stats, we got the win, and that's what really matters."
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On his family's reaction and attendance

"I haven't talked to them yet, but they were impressed yesterday. I'm sure they feel honored. It was a great celebration for us and I'm sure for Harper's family, as well. We're very thankful for the chance the coaches and a lot of people gave me. Counting Harper's family, there were twenty-five people here. They were all on the same plane with Harper's family."

Harper Kamp, Sr. F

On senior day
"There was a lot of emotion coming into the game so I'm just really glad that we all focused. My teammates did a great job. We brought a lot of energy when we needed it. We did good, today, and got it out of the way and ended it on a good note, so now we can just focus on what's ahead of us."
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On coming out of the game the final time

"I was still looking up at the clock and the game is never really over for me. I was coming out and I realized it was over. Coach game me a high five and I realized that was it. I was just honored to come out that way and it meant a lot. It was so much fun today."

After the jump rugby comes back from a six-point deficit to defeat UBC and the women's basketball team tightens its grip on second place in the Pac-12.

Tyler Walker (baseball), Shareef Abdur-Rahim (basketball), and others have taken advantage of Cal's degree-completion program for former athletes. Around 100 Bears have returned to finish their degrees in the six years since the program was introduced.


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