Roundup: Arizona, Utah dominate to set up Saturday showdown
Arizona wasn’t caught daydreaming about Saturday night, as Steve Rivera writes that a “locked in” Arizona handled Colorado 82-54.
There was no looking past Arizona State, either, as Utah showed it’s ready for Arizona by routing Arizona State 83-41. It was 41-9 at the half, but Saturday night (6 p.m. PT/7 p.m. MT on ESPN, y'all) should be a little closer.
Great night for Stanford hoops. It started with the women’s team winning at No. 7 Oregon State 69-58, handing the Beavs their first loss at Gill Coliseum this season. Then the men’s team rolled past Oregon State in the second half, winning 75-48 at home after trailing by nine in the opening frame.
USC point guard Jordan McLaughlin is out for the rest of the season because he needs surgery on at least one of his shoulders, maybe both.
After the Colorado-Arizona game, Sean Miller told reporters that “Colorado will be back.” It has been a rough season for the Buffs no doubt, but Tad Boyle knows how to coach ‘em up.
Check out the uniforms UCLA basketball will wear in the Pac-12 tournament. I, for one, am a fan.
Adam Jude sorta gets his Yoda on in the third and fourth grafs of this recap of Washington women’s basketball’s 60-48 win over USC. Fifth place the Dawgs secured with the victory, they did.
This is pretty cool – Washington State women’s basketball guard Lia Galdeira wore injured senior Shalie Dheenshaw’s No. 23 against UCLA yesterday. The Cougs lost 74-69.
Cal swimmer Cierra Runge set an NCAA record in the 500 yard freestyle at the 2015 Pac-12 Swimming (W) & Diving (M/W) Championships with a time of 4:31.90. Then she talked about it with our people.
Oregon offensive lineman Andre Yruretagoyena will not return for 2015 for personal reasons. According to the Oregon athletic website, Yruretagoyena wants to “focus on getting my body healthy and graduating.”
Four Oregon State football players have medically retired, the school announced Friday. The four are offensive linemen Garrett Weinreich and Grant Bays, defensive end Glyeb Ewing and safety Zack Robinson.
It was closer than expected, but Arizona State baseball beat CSU Bakersfield 5-4 thanks to a walk-off single by Jordan Aboites.