Roundup: Todd Graham, ASU on a November roll
With October just about out of the way, the folks at Arizona State take a look at Todd Graham’s record in November. He is 22-9 for his career in the month going back to his days at Pitt, Tulsa and Rice and has won his last six games in November (all with ASU).
Kevin Gemmell discusses how quarterback play has “defined” the Stanford-Oregon games over the last two years. Speaking of which, Graham Watson of Yahoo! Sports says that Marcus Mariota has a big opportunity to make a Heisman statement against the Cardinal.
Congrats to the San Francisco Giants on winning their third World Series in five seasons, and Connor Letourneau tells us that Andrew Susac is the second former Beaver to win a World Series, joining Jacoby Ellsbury. Didn't have to change colors.
Forget taking home the conference crown, can Arizona men’s basketball win the national championship? That’s the question CBS Sports’ Doug Gottlieb poses to us readers. Also, Kyle Bonagura of ESPN writes about the rise of Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright. Czech this tidbit out that Kyle gives us – Wright played his final high school game with an ankle he fractured in the second quarter. That’s hashtag toughness.
Former Colorado basketball player Spencer Dinwiddie made his NBA debut Wednesday night, playing about eight minutes for the Detroit Pistons in a loss at Denver. How ‘bout coming back to the state of Colorado for his first NBA game?
Utah is “stunned” by the loss of Dres Anderson for the season, writes Matthew Piper of the Salt Lake Trib. Anderson actually drew a PI call and caught a pass for 10 yards after he sustained the injury in the USC game.
While Stanford may have the top spot in the coaches’ preseason poll, Cal women’s basketball was picked by the media to win the Pac-12.
ESPN college football writer Ivan Maisel briefly discusses how close calls have shaped USC’s season.
Kudos to Stanford safety Jordan Richards, a National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award winner. He was named as such Thursday and is now one of 17 finalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy.
Here’s the latest episode of “Overdrive” for you UCLA football fans. This one takes a look at producing the off-the-field stories surrounding the program.
Good feature from Jacob Thorpe on Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday and his frustration with not being able to pile up the wins along with the numerous passing records he holds.
ESPN is rating the top 100 players in college basketball, and Washington guard Nigel Williams-Goss is No. 81 on its list.