California Picks Up Third Verbal

California added depth to their front court by gaining a commitment from Maple Valley native Christian Behrens.

Mike Montgomery added a third member to their 2011 recruiting class.

Christian Behrens, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound forward of Maple Valley (Wash.) Tahoma, notified the Bears of his decision Monday afternoon.

"I picked them because it presented the best opportunity for me in my education and in basketball," Behrens told

"Montgomery is a great coach and has a great coaching staff," he added. "I really see a lot of potential for this team and a lot of ways that I can fit in and help."

Behrens joins JUCO standout De'End Parker and David Kravish to make up their class.

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