Utah beat Cal 73-64 on Wednesday night in Salt Lake City.
Versatile forward Jarrod Uthoff is the driving force behind Iowa's nine-game winning streak, more people should be talking about Oregon's Dillon Brooks and more news and notes from CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
The Golden Bears have a lot left to do away from home, but this win was necessary to their resume.
Cal freshman Jaylen Brown opened Thursday night's game with a fast-break dunk against Arizona State.
Cal will look to Sam Singer to run the point with Tyrone Wallace shelved with a broken hand the next 4-to-6 weeks, plus more news and notes from CBS Sports Jon Rothstein.
The California Golden Bears (12-6, 2-3 in the Pac-12) have struggled to establish a consistent identity on the road this season, and that has placed their NCAA Tournament hopes in jeopardy. Those hopes became even more of a question mark on Tuesday.
Cal has a problem that it's going to need to rectify if it wants to make the NCAA Tournament this season. It needs to start winning on the road.
College football has finally ended, which means it's time for fans of amateur sports to turn their attention to basketball. And given that there are plenty of fans who tend not to fully tune into college hoops until football ends, that means it's the perfect time to give you an update on where the game stands midway through the season. That's where the CBS Sports Top-100 (and One) comes in.
The Pac-12 is madness this season, and California is the latest victim of that craziness. Cal fell to 0-2 on the week, as it dropped both of games on an Oregon trip following Saturday's 77-71 loss to Oregon State.
Oregon got some bad news earlier in the day as point guard Dylan Ennis was ruled out for the season. But that didn't matter on Wednesday, as the Ducks handed Cal its first loss of the Pac-12 season.

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