Two-time defending champion Cal remained in second place Friday after Day 2 of the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships in Indianapolis.
The Bears had 301.5 points, trailing Michigan's 336 in the three-day meet. Stanford was seventh at 169.
U.S. Olympic teammates Kristian Ipsen and Nick McCrory took the top two diving spots for the second straight day. Stanford's Ipsen won again, this time with 450.60 points in the 3-meter diving. Duke's McCrory had 440.40.
Cal's Tom Shields earned his 10th NCAA title, winning the 100-yard butterfly in 44.59 seconds.
Stanford's David Nolan won the 100 backstroke in 44.99.