Roundup: Oregon State women's hoops makes statement on the road
Some week for Oregon State basketball, huh? First, Gary Payton II records a triple-double, then Oregon State women’s basketball wins at No. 6 North Carolina 70-55. The 16th-ranked Beavs are now 8-0 this season; Scott Rueck FTW. Also, Kevin Gemmell takes a look at Oregon State coach Gary Andersen’s path to Corvallis from Wisconsin.
Jeff Metcalfe of The Arizona Republic reports that Arizona State’s new deal with Adidas ranks in the top 10 nationally. Eight years for $33.8 million ain’t too shabby. Snoop Dogg is a fan of the deal as well, as he welcomed Arizona State to the Adidas family.
Former NFL head coach and current NFL commentator Tony Dungy thinks Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is the next Aaron Rodgers.
Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports considers USC’s Adoree Jackson one of the 10 most impressive freshmen of 2014.
Stanford women’s volleyball is preparing to take on Penn State in the Final Four Thursday night in Oklahoma City. Those are some notes from Stanford women’s volleyball SID extraordinaire Regina Verlengiere.
Fortunately for the Bruins, UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley’s finger is healing in time for the Alamo Bowl, writes Jack Wang. He injured it in the loss to Stanford.
Percy Allen of the Seattle Times says a preseason team meeting has helped Washington men’s basketball to an 8-0 start to the season. The Huskies play Grambling State at 8 p.m. PT Wednesday night on the Pac-12 Washington.
Arizona men’s hoops easily handled Oakland 101-64 Tuesday night, but Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports says Arizona’s upcoming road games at UTEP and UNLV will give us a better gauge of how good the Wildcats are. Plenty of other observations from Rothstein in this link, including him saying that Oregon’s Dillon Brooks is the best freshman most people don’t know nationally.
Food for thought from Jon Wilner – will Cal quarterback Jared Goff contend for the Heisman Trophy in 2016?
Our very own Alex Espinoza previews the Las Vegas Bowl between Utah and Colorado State.
Let’s watch Brian Howell of BuffZone.com chat with Colorado basketball guard Askia Booker.
Washington State nose tackle Toni Pole talks about the Polynesian camaraderie on the team.