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ANALYSIS: The Hot Hand

ANALYSIS: The Hot Hand

Mike Montgomery chose to start Jordan Mathews and Ricky Kreklow over Jabari Bird and Tyrone Wallace against Nevada, and the freshman sniper rewarded that confidence.

BERKELEY -- Following California's slow start and embarrassing loss to UC Santa Barbara on Friday, head coach Mike Montgomery elected to shake up the starting lineup. Freshman Jordan Mathews was one of two new starters on the floor, with the concept being to get the team a streaky shooter on the floor right after warmups, hoping he could convert at the start. "Jordan played well in the last game...

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