Some big news coming out of Berkley as Cal coach Mike Montgomery announced that 6-10 back-up forward Richard Solomon is academically ineligible for the remainder of the season. It's a huge blow to the Bears, who are relatively thin up front.
Cal has been starting senior Harper Kamp and freshman David Kravish up front and bringing Solomon off the bench. He brought size and a shot-blocking presence. Now Cal will have to rely on Bak Bak and walk-on Robert Thurman, who is 6-10 and 250 pounds.
UW can definitely cause some problems, not necessarily from inside play, but on dribble drives as Solomon was Cal's best shotblocker.
Here is video of Mike Montgomery's press conference from yesterday