Roundup: Beavs congratulate Mariota on Heisman
Congratulations to Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota for winning the Heisman Trophy, becoming the first Duck to win the honor. Ivan Maisel of ESPN.com writes that the Heisman is in good hands with Mariota. Here is Mariota’s Heisman speech – it’s definitely worth your time.
The Civil War rivalry was put aside for a moment, as Oregon State congratulated Marcus Mariota for winning the Heisman. Darren Rovell provides us with the link.
UCLA men’s soccer lost in the national championship match to Virginia on penalty kicks, but UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks won the Lott IMPACT Trophy.
Stanford women’s volleyball is headed back to the Final Four after sweeping Florida. The Cardinal last appeared in the Final Four in 2008.
The Cal women’s basketball team wore t-shirts with “Black Lives Matter” written on the back and struck a “hands up, don’t shoot” pose during the national anthem before a loss to Long Beach State Saturday night. The front of the shirts bore the names of black victims of violence.
Scott Bordow of the Arizona Republic reports that Arizona State running back D.J. Foster is undecided about returning to school or entering the NFL draft.
The third-ranked Arizona men’s hoops team dominated Michigan 80-53, and it was a game that showed that freshman Stanley Johnson is becoming a force on defense (Bruce Pascoe of The Arizona Daily Star).
Back on the topic of Heisman winners, Johnny Football had a tough first NFL start, and former USC linebacker Rey Maualuga was penalized for taunting Johnny Manziel after batting down one of his passes and doing Manziel’s famous money celebration in his face.
Matthew Piper of the Salt Lake Tribune talks about the available options for bowl gifts for Utah football as it readies for the Las Vegas Bowl.
Washington men’s basketball is still undefeated after narrowly escaping Eastern Washington (which beat Indiana at Assembly Hall earlier this year). Here are the highlights from Washington’s 81-77 win over Eastern Washington.
The Buffs hope Colorado point guard Dominique Collier will be available for the Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii (Dec. 22-25). Collier sprained some ligaments in his wrist while taking a charge against Georgia.
Here’s some Washington State trivia, courtesy of CougCenter. This one centers around the hoops team.