Basketball: Bears should be better in 2012, but there are issues, including the competition

My web-only Cal basketball season wrapup is now posted.

As a bonus, here’s a look at where Allen Crabbe ranked among the nation’s top-scoring freshmen in conference play:

1. Trey Zeigler, Central Michigan  18.2 points per game
2. Cleveland Melvin, DePaul         17.4
3. Brandon Knight, Kentucky        17.2
4t. Terrence Jones, Kentucky       17.1
4t. Jared Sullinger, Ohio State     17.1
6. Allen Crabbe, Cal                16.4
7. Harrison Barnes, N.Carolina    15.9
8t. Tobias Harris, Tennessee       14.7
8t. DeAndre Kane, Memphis        14.7
10. Tristan Thompson, Texas       14.6

Jeff Faraudo