Roundup: Sun Devils vs. Diamondbacks
Arizona State baseball plays the Arizona Diamondbacks Tuesday, and Jeff Metcalfe writes that the Sun Devils’ goal is to stay healthy. It is Arizona State's first exhibition against an MLB team since 1999, Metcalfe notes. Also, Arizona State football added Shawn Slocum to its coaching staff, as Todd Graham placed the former Green Bay Packers coach in charge of special teams and outside linebackers.
UCLA basketball’s Norman Powell was named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Monday for the third time this season.
Oregon and Hawai’i scheduled a three-game football series for 2020 (Eugene), 2023 (Eugene) and 2024 (Hawai’i), according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and linked to by CBS Sports.
If you missed “Sports Report” Monday night, you missed Oregon State women’s basketball coach Scott Rueck’s thoughts on the Pac-12 Tournament. Also, Chantel Jennings examines Gary Andersen’s staff at Oregon State and all the prior connections he has with his assistants. And one more thing – check out the retro helmets Oregon State is wearing for spring practice.
Lindsey Thiry of the LA Times reminds us that USC football begins spring practice Tuesday. Inside the link are links to spring position previews. #linkception
It was a senior night spectacular Monday at Maples as Stanford women's gymnastics tallied it's highest score of the season to defeat Washington. If for nothing else, check the link for their Cirque du Soleil-themed entrance before the meet.
David Lombardi caught up with Colorado wide receiver Nelson Spruce to get the skinny on what Colorado is doing to turn those close losses in 2014 into victories in 2015. Also, new Colorado defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt wants more out of the Buffs’ defense, reports Kyle Ringo.
It’s senior week in Tucson, so Arizona Desert Swarm reflects on the career of Arizona basketball big man Matt Korcheck.
As Cuonzo Martin gets ready to take his team to Arizona, Tyrone Wallace is growing into his role as Cal’s point guard, writes Mike Vernon.
As Utah gymnastics gets ready for its final home meet of the regular season (Michigan comes to town Friday), Lya Wodraska of the Salt Lake Tribune tells us that senior Becky Tutka will go out as a record-setter. Talk about consistency – Tutka has completed her last 75 routines without a fall.
Former Husky and current Boston Celtic Isaiah Thomas was named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday.
Washington State football added Hunter Dale to its 2015 signing class, Mike Leach announced Monday. Dale is a three-star safety from New Orleans.