Road Test In Corvallis
CORVALLIS, Ore. – California will kick off the 2021 calendar year with a road contest against Oregon State at 3 p.m. PT Saturday at Gill Coliseum. The game will be televised on the Pac-12 Network with Roxy Bernstein and Ben Braun on the call.
It will be the second time this season that Cal (5-5, 0-3 Pac-12) and Oregon State (4-3, 0-1 Pac-12) have faced one another; the teams first met in a non-conference clash on Nov. 25 after the Golden Bears' original season opener against Colorado State was canceled. Cal most recently dropped an 82-69 decision at No. 21 Oregon on Thursday, while the Beavers have not played since a Dec. 22 win over Portland State.
HOW TO FOLLOW
- Matchup: Cal (5-5, 0-3 Pac-12) at Oregon State (4-3, 0-1 Pac-12)
- Date/Time: Saturday, Jan. 2| 3 p.m. (PT)
- Watch: Pac-12 Network
- TV Commentary: Roxy Bernstein (PxP) & Ben Braun (Analyst)
- Listen: KGO 810 AM | TuneIn
- Radio Commentary: Rich Cellini (PxP) & Todd McKim (Analyst)
- Live Stats: StatBroadcast
- Cal leads the all-time series vs. Oregon State, 89-64. The Beavers have won two straight against Cal dating back to last season.
- A win on Saturday would be Cal's first against the Beavers in Corvallis since Jan. 21, 2017.
- Pac-12 scoring leader Matt Bradley (19.4) returned to action Thursday at Oregon after missing two straight games with an ankle injury. He scored 21 points on 6-of-10 shooting (4-of-7 from 3) in the loss. Bradley additionally leads all Pac-12 players with five 20-point games.
- Oregon State's game vs. Stanford on Thursday, Dec. 31 was postponed due to COVID-19 testing and contact tracing within the Beavers' program. It was the Beavers' second Pac-12 game to be postponed this season due to COVID-19-related concerns.
- Grant Anticevich (appendectomy) will not play Saturday and has missed the last three games.
- Cal is 4-0 when scoring 70 or more points this season.
- The Bears lead the Pac-12 in total 3-pointers made (74). Grad transfers Makale Foreman and Ryan Betley rank second and third, respectively, among conference players with 23 and 22 individual makes. Foreman has made multiple 3-pointers in seven of 10 games, including four at Oregon on Thursday.
- Andre Kelly has hauled in seven rebounds in four straight games, including a career-high 11 vs. Seattle U on Dec. 22.