April 4, 2008
BERKELEY - The University of California will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. on Saturday to introduce Mike Montgomery as its new men's basketball coach, director of athletics Sandy Barbour announced on Friday evening.The press conference will be available live online at www.CalBears.com.
Fans must register for Cal's All-Access service, but registration is free and the Montgomery press conference will be free. Register in advance to avoid any delays.
Montgomery, a four-time Pacific-10 Conference Coach of the Year and John R. Wooden "Legends of Coaching" Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, posted a 393-167 record (.702) and collected 16 postseason appearances in his 18 seasons as head coach at Stanford from 1986-04. The winningest coach in Stanford men's basketball history led the Cardinal to 12 NCAA Tournament bids, four NIT selections, four regular-season Pac-10 titles and the 2004 Pac-10 Tournament crown.