The Cal men's basketball team will open its season with home games Nov. 14 and 16 against Alcorn State and Kennesaw State, respectively, in the 2K Sports Classic.

Regardless of the outcome of the two games, the Bears will participate in the 2K Classic finals at New York City's Madison Square Garden. They play Syracuse on Nov. 20, then face either Texas or Iowa on Nov. 21.

  • First-half goals by Ryan Walker-Hartshorn and Chioma Ubogagu power the fourth-ranked Stanford women's soccer team to a 2-0 win over UC Santa Barbara, extending the Cardinal's unbeaten streak in home openers to 26.

    Stanford (4-0) earned its fourth consecutive shutout, its longest such streak to open the season since 1989.

  • The Saint Mary's volleyball team won its third match in a row with a 25-23, 25-19, 25-15 victory over host San Jose State. Rachel Gillcrist, Samantha Tinsley, Mileva Popovic and Clare Powers all finished with seven kills to lead Saint Mary's (3-2) offensively. Tyanna Roy had nine kills to lead SJSU (0-4).

  • The No. 2 Stanford women's volleyball team hosts No. 1 Penn State on Friday night at Maples Pavilion.

    Each school owns six national championships.

  • Clemence Couteau scored the only goal in No. 12 Stanford's 1-0 field hockey victory over Maine in Durham, New Hampshire.

  • Tracy Duchac has been promoted to associate head coach of the Stanford women's swimming and diving team.


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  • Cal senior Jo Ee Kok shot a 6-over 78 to help Singapore jump three spots in the standings on Day 2 of the World Amateur Team Championships in Karuizawa, Japan.

    Kok, Sock Hwee Koh and Amanda Tan carded a 2-over 146 in the second round, leaving Singapore tied for 32nd at 8 over. Kok is tied for 101st out of 147 women at 9-over 153.

    Soccer

    Sacramento Kings part owner Kevin Nagle will lead a move to turn Earthquakes' affiliate Republic FC into a Major League Soccer expansion team, the club announced. Republic FC plays in the United Soccer League PRO, a third-tier division below MLS.

    Staff writers Jeff Faraudo and Elliott Almond contributed to this report.