Cal’s first game in the College World Series will be Sunday at 11 a.m. Pacific time and will air on ESPN. There are two opening-round games Saturday — Vanderbilt plays North Carolina and Texas takes on Florida. and two on Sunday. The Bears will play the winner of today’s UC Irvine-Virginia game Super Regional game Sunday while South Carolina will take on the winner of today’s Texas A&M-Florida State Super Regional game.
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All of Cal’s games against Dallas Baptist this weekend in the NCAA Super Regional will be aired on 860-AM. They will also be streamed on calbears.com. The first game is Saturday at 5 p.m. Roxy Bernstein will handle the on-air duties.
Thanks to those of you that joined our live chat this afternoon with athletic director Sandy Barbour. For those who missed it, here’s the transcript.
Former All-American defensive back/return specialist Deltha O’Neal is one of eight former athletes that will be enshrined into the Cal Hall of Fame this November. Former Pac-10 Freshman of the Year Dave Butler is also among the 2011 class. Here is the complete news release with all of this year’s inductees.
Don’t forget: The live chat with athletic director Sandy Barbour is today from 2-3 p.m. Here’s the link to participate.
Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour will join us for a live chat on Thursday, June 2 from 2-3 p.m. A lot has obviously gone on during this academic school year and Sandy will be here to answer your questions. We’ll have some reminders and the link to participate as we get closer.
Lindsay Gottlieb was formally introduced as Cal’s new women’s basketball coach Tuesday. Here’s the story about her return to Berkeley.
Cal has hired Lindsay Gottlieb as its new women’s basketball coach. Here’s the official release from the school.
New Mexico hired longtime associate head coach Yvonne Sanchez over the weekend, meaning Bowling Green coach Curt Miller could still be a candidate to take the Cal job. Miller, considered one of the up-and-coming coaches in the country, reportedly interviewed twice for the New Mexico job. It has been reported that Miller has also interviewed for the Cal opening, along with former assistant and current UCSB head coach Lindsay Gottlieb. Also, UCLA filled its vacancy by hiring Florida State assistant Cori Close on Friday (a former UCSB point guard whom I covered during my days in Santa Barbara…sigh, memories….)
Bowling Green coach Curt Miller has interviewed for the Cal job, according to this report. No word on when that interview took place. Miller and former Cal assistant and current UCSB coach Lindsay Gottlieb are the only known candidates to have interviewed so far.