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Inside the Locker Room Hosts Orinda Finale

Fans can meet numerous Cal coaches and student-athletes
By Cal Athletics on Mon, March 03, 2014

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Golden Bear fans are invited to come to Orinda Theatre Square once again on Monday, March 3, for the fourth special edition of Cal’s weekly radio show, Inside the Locker Room, where they will have the opportunity to meet a number of coaches and student-athletes. Inside the Locker Room runs from 7-8 p.m. each Monday and can be heard live on KGO Radio 810 AM and online on TuneIn.

Orinda Theatre Square, just off Highway 24 east of the Caldecott Tunnel, features casual, yet upscale dining with a menu for every taste, as well as an eclectic blend of boutiques and health and beauty services. Fans can also check out all the latest movie releases at an iconic Bay Area theater. Some of the featured restaurants in the square include Piccolo Napoli, Serika Japanese Restaurant, Shelby’s Restaurant, Barbacoa Mexican Comfort Food, Table 24 Neighborhood Comfort Food and Lava Pit Hawaiian Grill.

The Inside the Locker Room set for the Orinda appearances will be near Barbacoa Mexican Comfort Food. Fans are encouraged to make reservations ahead of time and reference “Inside the Locker Room” when making their reservation. Parking is available at the underground garage beneath the square.

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For the March 3 show, guests include basketball head coaches Mike Montgomery and Lindsay Gottlieb, as well as director of athletics Sandy Barbour and women’s swimming and diving head coach Teri McKeever. In addition, numerous student-athletes will be in attendance at the event.

Montgomery and the men's basketball team return to Berkeley this week for the final two games of the regular season. The Bears will meet Utah first on Wednesday, March 5, at 8 p.m. at Haas Pavilion. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU. On Saturday, March 8, Cal will face Colorado at 3:30 p.m. on the Pac-12 Networks for Senior Day. All Cal men's basketball games can be heard on KGO Radio 810 AM or online on TuneIn. The Bears are in the hunt for a first-round bye in next week's Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas. 

Gottlieb and the women's basketball team had its seven-game winning streak snapped in the regular season finale last week against Washington. Cal still garnered the No. 2 seed in the Pac-12 Tournament in Seattle this week. The tournament begins on Thursday, but the Bears' first game will be on Friday, March, 7, against the winner of Washington State and Oregon at 6 p.m. Each contest prior to the championship game will be televised on the Pac-12 Networks. The championship game will be broadcast on ESPN.

McKeever and the fifth-ranked Bears won the 2014 Pac-12 Championship this past weekend. Missy Franklin was named the Swimmer of the Meet, as well. Overall, Cal finished with 1,552.5 points, Stanford was second with 1,364 and USC third with 1327. The NCAA Championships will take place from March 20-22 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Hosted by Todd McKim, Inside the Locker Room features guests from throughout Cal Athletics and airs through mid-April. During the winter months, listeners can expect to hear from Montgomery and Gottlieb each week. In addition, student-athletes and coaches from Cal’s Olympic sports and others with Golden Bear ties will make regular appearances.

Fans can submit questions for any of the guests through Twitter by using the hashtag #LockerRoomLive


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