Roundup: Wildcats to visit Stanford
There’s a huge game on The Farm tomorrow night with the top-ranked Wildcats visiting Stanford in men’s hoops action, and to get fans pumped up for it, the Cardinal Channel produced a short film entitled “A wild cat visits Stanford.” Hashtag, tree dunk. Also, Stanford women’s hoops beat USC 86-59 on ESPN with Bill Walton on the call, leading Aaron Juarez of Stanford Athletics SID fame to write “throw it down, big Cardinal!”
Congrats to UCLA’s Kyle Anderson for being named Pac-12 Player of the Week. He messed around and nearly averaged a triple-double last week against Stanford and Cal (15 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 7.5 apg).
Well here’s sort of an obvious headline, but since it’s an Associated Press story, we’ll run it here (no disrespect to the reporter, of course): No. 1 Arizona is on a big roll. And here’s a Q&A with Nick Johnson conducted by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports.
Here is a really good Cal women’s basketball report from California Golden Blogs, as Nick Kranz discusses turning points, Avigiel Cohen and the upcoming Stanford game.
The Oregonian asks if the Ducks’ streak-breaking win comes with an asterisk or if it’s a sign of things to come. Oregon beat a lower-tier team in Washington State, but did so by 27 on the road to snap a five-game skid.
Yes, Utah has still yet to win a game away from the Huntsman Center, but the Runnin’ Utes are passing the eye test, writes Josh Furlong of KSL notoriety (and also credit to Rush the Court’s “Pac-12 Morning 5” for pointing out more than one of these links today).
It looks like the Sun Devils’ lineup change is benefiting both Eric Jacobsen and Jonathan Gilling, with the sophomore Jacobsen replacing the sharpshooting Gilling as a starter.
Former Oregon State offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf is excited for his next chapter with the New York Giants, recently accepting a position to become the team’s quarterbacks coach.
This is pretty cool: Terrence Ross is giving the ball from his 51-point game to his mom. The Raptors lost that game, but a heckuva performance from the former Husky.
CougCenter presents us with “GIF-A-Palooza: the 2008 Washington State basketball edition.” Taking a look back at WSU’s round-of-32 victory over Notre Dame in the 2008 NCAA tournament.
The Ripsit Blog shines the Trojan spotlight on Micah Christenson, starting setter for USC men’s volleyball and USA men’s volleyball.