Roundup: Mike Moser creating a buzz at workouts
With the NBA draft taking place next week, this is a good time for former Oregon Duck Mike Moser to be impressing teams at his various pre-draft workouts. To give you an idea on how well-conditioned Moser is, Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek commented that Moser picked up a guy full court in a game of 3-on-3. Nobody does that.
Looking forward to the 2014-15 season, Doug Haller thinks that Arizona State basketball is the mystery team in the Pac-12. He uses the following pieces of info as evidence: ESPN ranks ASU’s recruiting class sixth in the Pac-12, while a recruiting expert ranks the Forks’ incoming class fifth in the nation.
NFL draft expert Rob Rang is at it again, this time analyzing Colorado’s 2015 NFL draft prospects. Keep an eye out for senior cornerback Greg Henderson, who could be the first Buff defensive back selected since 2011.
I think Utah wide receiver Dres Anderson is poised for a big year, and so does Chantel Jennings, as evidenced by this ESPN link. Anderson will be the Utes’ offensive rep at Pac-12 Football Media Days this summer.
Lester Munson updates us on the Ed O’Bannon-NCAA trial, where an NCAA plan backfired in court Tuesday.
Oregon State hired Jonas Chatterton as an assistant coach for the women’s basketball team. Chatterton comes to Corvallis by way of Boulder, where he spent the last four years as an assistant at Colorado.
Stanford discus thrower Valarie Allman is the Pac-12 Newcomer/Freshman of the Year for women’s track and field. The frosh finished second at Pac-12s and qualified for the NCAA championships.
Washington cornerback Marcus Peters is one of the 10 most underrated players in college football, according to Matt Brown of Sports on Earth. Taylor Kelly (ASU), Eric Kendricks (UCLA) and Cody Kessler (USC) also make the list.
Coug Center lists the top 10 Washington State women’s sports moments in 2013-14. Nice road win for the Cougs over No. 10 Nebraska, which is fittingly No. 10 on the countdown (alright, I’m done spoiling the list).
Let’s see the USC cold water challenge. A lot of women's hoops teams are doing this in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund (#Chillin4Charity). Stanford assistant coach Kate Paye and Cal assistant Charmin Smith, you’ve been put on notice.
Time to learn a little more about Arizona basketball and Stanley Johnson, courtesy of the good folks at the Arizona Daily Star. Johnson is one of the top incoming freshmen in the nation (he’s No. 3 on the Rivals 150 list).
California Golden Blogs analyzes the 2014-15 Cal men’s basketball schedule. Should be some fun non-conference games with Wisconsin and two of the following three – Syracuse, Texas and Iowa -- on the slate.