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Stanford Vs. Cal Preview: Historic Rivalry Renewed At Haas Pavilion

Sunday marks the end of the first half of Pac-12 play this season as the Stanford Cardinal (15-5, 5-3 Pac-12) pack it up for their short trip to Berkeley to take on their arch rivals the California Golden Bears. (16-5, 6-2 Pac-12), which Cal holding a slight one game advantage over the Card.

In a series that’s almost 100 years old, Cal owns the 141-113 advantage all time, with the Golden Bears taking four of the last five match ups including a 82-68 win last January. Stanford has lost three in a row at Haas Pavilion, but haven’t lost four straight games in Berkeley since way back in 1968-1972. The Card haven’t had a home game since Jan. 12.

Date: Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 • 5:30 p.m.
Site: Haas Pavilion (11,877) • Berkeley, CA
Series History: California leads 141-113
Last Meeting: California 74, Stanford 55 (Mar. 5, 2011)
Radio: KNBR 1050 AM (PBP: John Platz, Analyst: Drew Shiller)
KZSU 90.1 FM (PBP: Lucas Prokopiak, Analyst: Eli Katz)
TV: FSN (PBP: Gus Johnson, Analyst: Steve Kerr)

For more in depth discussion and analysis of everything Cardinal, make sure to check out Rule Of Tree. For the Golden Bear side of things, head over to California Golden Blogs.