LAS VEGAS - Cal puts its perfect record on the line Tuesday evening, facing No. 20 Oklahoma at 6:45 PT in the 2016 Puerto Rico Classic at the South Point Arena in Las Vegas. Tuesday's game marks the first time this season the Golden Bears will face an AP Top-25 opponent. Cal has been ranked 24th in the USA TODAY Coaches Poll each of the last two weeks.
Tuesday's contest marks the fourth meeting all-time between the Bears and Sooners. Cal leads the series 2-1, though Oklahoma prevailed in the last meeting, an 86-75 victory on December 13, 2008.
BERKELEY -- A pair of the nation's top defenses will be on display and Cal's program-best 27-game home-winning streak will be put to the test when California men's basketball hosts No. 12 Virginia in its nonconference finale. The action tips off from Haas Pavilion on Wednesday at 7 p.m. and airs live on ESPN2.
The first 6,000 fans in attendance will receive free #WhiteOutHaas holiday-themed T-shirts, and fans are encouraged to blanket the arena in a singular color by wearing white.
As you may have heard by now, I’ve decided to head to France and join the Olympique Lyonnais football club for the conclusion of their 2016–17 season.
This was not an easy decision for me. But after a few weeks of deliberation, I finally made this decision during a belated honeymoon that I recently took with my husband, Servando, in Europe.
I will be leaving Servando and my family (and our dog, Blue) behind, and I know from years of experience that phone calls and FaceTime are not a fun way to stay connected. I also know that our U.S. Women’s National Team is in a critical place at the moment, as we fight for what’s fair in a new CBA, and that it will be more difficult for me to help lead from abroad. I know, too, that The Pride and our incredible fans will be opening a state-of-the-art new stadium without me, and that I will miss the early part of the season. All of those things made it very difficult for me to make this decision.
So why Lyon … and why now?