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Huskies Shock USC, 16-13

Gators stifle Vols; Va. Tech edges out Nebraska

(Newser) - The Washington Huskies stunned No. 3 USC today 16-13, winning with a 22-yard field goal with 3 seconds left, the Seattle Times reports. In other action:
  • Vols coach Lane Kiffin may watch his mouth from now on. The No.1 Florida Gators beat Tennessee 23-13 with tight defense and 76
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Cal Can't Bear Losing, Fires Braun

Coach had 219 wins in 12 seasons, but missed too many tournaments

(Newser) - Ben Braun built a 219-154 record at Cal Berkeley the past 12 years, but it wasn't enough to save his job yesterday, report the San Francisco Chronicle. The Bears, who lost to Ohio State in the NIT Monday, were only 30-42 in the Pac-10 the past four years. "The... More »

Walker, Cal Prove Too Much for San Diego

Winn 3-pointer helps PIttsburgh put away Wyoming

(Newser) - Ashley Walker led third-seeded California to its first NCAA women's tournament win in 15 years today as the Golden Bears downed San Diego, 77-60, reports the Associated Press. Walker dominated the inside with 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Devanei Hampton also had 22 points. Cal (27-6) led by 20... More »

UCLA Destroys Cal to Advance in Pac-10

Xavier finishes off Dayton; Ogilvy leads Vandy over Auburn

(Newser) - Foul trouble kept Kevin Love quiet in the first half, but early in the second fans heard him loud and clear. UCLA’s center hit three consecutive shots from beyond the arc to help the Bruins rout the California Golden Bears, 88-66, less than a week after a controversial finish... More »

Love Leads Late Rally as UCLA Beats Cal

Kansas clinches tie for Big 12, Syracuse upsets Marquette

(Newser) - Kevin Love scored 22 points and Josh Shipp hit a shot from behind the backboard with 1.5 seconds left to lift No. 3 UCLA to an 81-80 Pac-10 win over Cal today, reports the Associated Press. The Bruins, who came from 11 down, trailed by four with 31 seconds... More »

Stanford Has the Goods in Win Over Cal

79-69 win puts Cardinal in close 2nd; Bears' NCAA hopes quashed

(Newser) - Anthony Goods finally burst out of his slump (no more than seven points in the last seven games) to surge to a 20-point game in Stanford's 79-69 defeat of Cal. The Golden Bears had a struggling star of their own to contend with, as Ryan Anderson couldn't find the basket... More »

Cal Shocks WSU to Get Rare Road Win

Wisconsin holds back Indiana, Duke surges to smash NC State

(Newser) - Cal's Jamaal Boykin was the driving force of his team last night, determined not to drop their sixth of the last seven games. Along with his seven rebounds and 12 points, Boykin was "the most vocal leader in the huddle," and—more critically—sank the free throws that... More »

Lofton, Tennessee Crush Georgia

Stanford's twins too much for Cal, Drake beats N. Iowa

(Newser) - Tennessee's Chris Lofton nearly outplayed the Bulldogs alone in the first half of yesterday's match up, the AP reports. Lofton had 20 points in the half to give the No.3 Volunteers a 44-23 lead which they would not come close to relinquishing. He finished with a season high 27... More »

Ducks Spank South Florida in Sun Bowl, 56-21

Cal claims Armed Forces Bowl, Fresno St. gets Humanitarian win

(Newser) - In a matchup of former No. 2s who then fell off the national radar, unranked Oregon upset No. 23 South Florida in the Brut Sun Bowl, 56-21. Über-smooth running back Jonathan Stewart set a Sun Bowl record with 253 yards rushing, and freshman Justin Roper had four touchdowns in... More »

Oregon State Shocks No. 2 Cal

Golden Bears waste opportunity to pull ahead of LSU in polls with 31-28 loss

(Newser) - On the night that LSU was bounced from its top ranking, No. 2 California had the chance to take over—a possibility that fizzled as time ran out at Oregon State's 10-yard line. Freshman quarterback Kevin Riley was tackled with five seconds and no timeouts left, and the Bears couldn't... More »

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