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