2011–12 California Golden Bears men's basketball team

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2011–12 California Golden Bears men's basketball
University of California, Berkeley athletic logo.svg
NCAA Tournament Midwest Region 12 Seed, First Round
Conference Pacific-12 Conference
2011–12 record 24–10 (13–5 Pac-12)
Head coach Mike Montgomery
Assistant coach Jay John
Assistant coach Travis DeCuire
Assistant coach John Montgomery
Home arena Haas Pavilion
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Pacific-12 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Washington 14 4   .778     24 11   .686
California 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
Oregon 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
Arizona 12 6   .667     23 12   .657
Colorado 11 7   .611     24 12   .667
UCLA 11 7   .611     19 14   .576
Stanford 10 8   .556     26 11   .703
Oregon State 7 11   .389     21 15   .583
Washington State 7 11   .389     19 18   .514
Arizona State 6 12   .333     10 21   .323
Utah 3 15   .167     6 25   .194
USC 1 17   .056     6 26   .188
2012 Pacific-12 Tournament winner
As of March 8, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 California Golden Bears men's basketball team represented the University of California, Berkeley in the 2011–12 college basketball season. This was head coach Mike Montgomery's 4th season at California. The Golden Bears played their home games at Haas Pavilion and participate in the Pacific-12 Conference. They finished with a record of 24–10 overall, 13–5 in Pac-12 play. They lost in the semifinals of the 2012 Pacific-12 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament to Colorado. They earn a 12th seed at the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament which they lost the first four in the first round by South Florida.

Roster[1][edit]

# Name Height Weight (lbs.) Position Class Hometown Previous Team(s)
1 Justin Cobbs 6'2" 195 G RS So. Los Angeles, CA, U.S. Minnesota
2 Jorge Gutierrez 6'3" 195 G Sr. Chihuahua, Mexico Findlay Prep
3 Richard Solomon 6'10" 220 F So. Los Angeles, CA, U.S. Price HS
10 Alex Rossi 6'6" 200 G RS Fr. Winnetka, IL, U.S. New Trier HS
12 Brandon Smith 5'11" 185 G Jr. San Ramon, CA, U.S. De La Salle HS
13 Raffi Chalian 5'11" 165 G Fr. Whittier, CA, U.S. Sonora HS
14 Christian Behrens 6'9" 230 F Fr. Kent, WA, U.S. Tahoma Sr. HS
15 Bak Bak 6'9" 225 F Jr. Sun Valley, CA, U.S. Village Christian HS
20 Rob Filley 6'4" 195 G Fr. Santa Ana, CA, U.S. Foothill HS
21 Jeff Powers 6'7" 220 G So. Clayton, CA, U.S. Denver
22 Harper Kamp 6'8" 245 F Sr. Mesa, AZ, U.S. Mountain View HS
23 Allen Crabbe 6'6" 205 G So. Los Angeles, CA, U.S. Price HS
24 Ricky Kreklow 6'6" 220 G So. Columbia, MO, U.S. Missouri
31 Emerson Murray 6'3" 195 G So. Vancouver, BC, CAN St. George's School
34 Robert Thurman 6'10" 270 F Jr. North Edwards, CA, U.S. Norwich
45 David Kravish 6'9" 210 F Fr. Lee's Summit, MO Lee's Summit North HS

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Year at Cal Alma Mater (Year)
Mike Montgomery Head Coach 4th Colorado State (1976)
Jay John Assistant Coach 4th Arizona (1981)
Travis DeCuire Assistant Coach 4th Montana (1994)
John Montgomery Assistant Coach 4th Loyola Marymount (2007)
Gregg Gottlieb Director of Basketball Operations 5th UCLA (1995)

Schedule and results[edit]

Source[2]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/01/2011* 7:30 PM UC San Diego #24 Haas PavilionBerkeley, CA W 88–53  1,818
Regular Season
11/11/2011* 7:30 PM UC Irvine #24 Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA W 77–56  5,305 1–0
11/13/2011* 6:30 PM George Washington #24 Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA
(Progressive CBE Classic I)
ESPNU W 81–54  6,709 2–0
11/15/2011* 7:00 PM Austin Peay #23 Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA
(Progressive CBE Classic II)
ESPN2 W 72–55  6,369 3–0
11/21/2011* 7:00 PM vs. Georgia #20 Sprint CenterKansas City, MO
(Progressive CBE Classic Semifinals)
ESPN2 W 70–46  11,436 4–0
11/22/2011* 7:00 PM vs. #21 Missouri #20 Sprint Center • Kansas City, MO
(Progressive CBE Classic Championship)
ESPN2 L 53–92  10,747 4–1
11/26/2011* 2:00 PM Denver #20 Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA W 80–59  7,324 5–1
11/28/2011* 7:30 PM McNeese State #24 Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA W 73–57  6,407 6–1
12/04/2011* 2:00 PM at San Diego State #24 Viejas ArenaSan Diego, CA The Mtn. L 63–64  12,414 6–2
12/07/2011* 7:30 PM San Jose State Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA W 81–36  7,461 7–2
12/11/2011* 2:00 PM Jackson State Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA W 73–46  7,856 8–2
12/16/2011* 7:30 PM Weber State Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA W 77–57  7,987 9–2
12/19/2011* 7:30 PM UC Santa Barbara Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA W 70–50  9,876 10–2
12/23/2011* 2:00 PM at #21 UNLV Thomas & Mack CenterParadise, NV CBSSN L 68–85  15,188 10–3
12/29/2011 6:00 PM USC Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA CSNCA W 53–49  9,447 11–3 (1–0)
12/31/2011 1:00 PM UCLA Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA FSN W 85–69  9,750 12–3 (2–0)
01/05/2012 7:00 PM at Oregon State Gill ColiseumCorvallis, OR L 85–92  5,162 12–4 (2–1)
01/08/2012 4:30 PM at Oregon Matthew Knight ArenaEugene, OR FSN W 77–60  7,415 13–4 (3–1)
01/12/2012 8:00 PM Colorado Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA CSNCA W 57–50  7,577 14–4 (4–1)
01/14/2012 7:30 PM Utah Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA CSNCA W 81–45  7,457 15–4 (5–1)
01/19/2012 5:30 PM at Washington Alaska Airlines ArenaSeattle, WA W 69–66  9,591 16–4 (6–1)
01/21/2012 3:05 PM at Washington State Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA L 75–77  5,013 16–5 (6–2)
01/29/2012 5:30 PM Stanford Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA FSN W 69–59  11,877 17–5 (7–2)
02/02/2012 8:00 PM Arizona Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA FSN L 74–78  9,690 17–6 (7–3)
02/04/2012 2:00 PM Arizona State Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA CSNCA W 68–47  8,859 18–6 (8–3)
02/09/2012 7:30 PM at USC Galen CenterLos Angeles, CA W 75–49  3,707 19–6 (9–3)
02/11/2012 1:00 PM at UCLA LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA FSN W 73–63  9,001  20–6 (10–3)
02/16/2012 7:30 PM Oregon Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA CSNCA W 86–83  9,980  21–6 (11–3)
02/18/2012 7:00 PM Oregon State Haas Pavilion • Berkeley, CA CSNCA W 77–63  11,331  22–6 (12–3)
02/23/2012 6:00 PM at Utah Jon M. Huntsman CenterSalt Lake City, UT W 60–46  8,426 23–6 (13–3)
02/26/2012 2:30 PM at Colorado Coors Events CenterBoulder, CO FSN L 57–70  11,043 23–7 (13–4)
03/04/2012 2:30 PM at Stanford Maples PavilionStanford, CA FSN L 70–75  6,899 23–8 (13–5)
2012 Pacific-12 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
03/08/2012 6:10 PM vs. Stanford Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Quarterfinals)
FSN W 77–71  9,317 24–8
03/09/2012 8:40 PM vs. Colorado Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Semifinals)
FSN L 59–70  11,615 24–9
2012 NCAA Tournament
03/14/2012* 6:17 PM vs. #(12) South Florida #(12) UD ArenaDayton, OH
(First Four)
truTV L 54–65  7,218 24–10
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

Notes[edit]

  • March 5, 2012 – Senior guard Jorge Gutierrez was named the 2011–12 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Year and Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Basketball – M – 2011–12 Roster". GoDucks.com. Retrieved October 11, 2012. 
  2. ^ "2011–12 Schedule". GoDucks.com. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 

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