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Cal coach Mike Montgomery announces retirement

re after Cal's 2013-14 season ended with a 21-14 record and a quarterfinal loss in the NIT. In 32 seasons as a college coach, Mike Montgomery had 678 victories. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

California men's basketball coach Mike Montgomery announced his retirement on Monday after 32 seasons as a head coach.

Montgomery spent the past six seasons with Cal, going 130-73, including four NCAA tournament berths. This season, the Golden Bears posted a 21-14 record and lost in the quarterfinals of the NIT to SMU.

Montgomery, 67, spent 18 seasons with Stanford, compiling a 392-168 record, which included 12 NCAA tournament appearances, four conference titles, a 1998 Final Four and an Elite Eight appearance in 2001. He also spent eight seasons with Montana, winning 154 games.

In two seasons with the NBA's Golden State Warriors, Montgomery had a 68-96 record.

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The school has already sought out a search firm in hopes of bringing in a new coach.

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