Basketball: Montgomery to undergo surgery

The Cal athletic department announced tonight that coach Mike Montgomery will undergo an unspecified surgical procedure on Wednesday and will be out for a short recovery period.

In his absence, assistant coaches Travis DeCuire and Jay John will run the team.

The athletic department asked that Montgomery and his family be given privacy on the matter and offered no other details.

Jeff Faraudo


  1. All the best to Coach and his family.
    Take care of yourself first and only come back when appropriate.

  2. Here’s to a speedy recovery.

    Wishing you the best…you have given us your best!

  3. Get well soon, Coach. We pray for a speedy recovery. Thanks for giving your best to the Cal basketball program.

  4. My best wishes and prayers to Coach Monty as well. I hope he gets through it and back to the team soon.

  5. I wish him well -maybe we can bring back Jason Kidd to be a temp. He’s not doing much this year.

  6. Get better Coach. All of our karma is with you and your family! Come back ready to lead the Golden Bears to their 2nd title in 3 years! GO BEARS!!!!!!

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