Roundup: Rondae goes pro
Arizona basketball forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson declared for the NBA draft Tuesday. The Wildcats were a whopping 67-9 during his two years in Tucson. Best of luck at the next level, Rondae.
Former Colorado basketball player and Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland was stabbed in the abdomen and elbow outside of a New York City nightclub along with his wife. The Indianapolis Star reports that he is currently in stable condition.
Stanford baseball pitchers Andrew Summerville and Keith Weisenberg took a no-hitter into the ninth inning in a 7-2 win over Pacific Tuesday night.
Duke basketball assistant and former Oklahoma head coach Jeff Capel will not take the head coaching job at Arizona State, according to multiple media reports.
Good stuff – Jorge Gutierrez signed a multi-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks. He has gone back and forth this season between the NBA (Nets and Bucks) and D-League (Canton Charge).
Apparently Marcus Mariota was “outstanding” in a private workout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Popular thinking has it that the Bucs will go with Jameis Winston, but maybe not…
Kevin Gemmell writes that UCLA isn’t looking for the next Brett Hundley; it’s just looking for a new starting quarterback. Tough to find a Hundley replica.
Oregon State receivers are not living up to expectations in the spring, writes Connor Letourneau. He notes that the deep ball appears to be an issue.
Utah basketball is getting some early love from ESPN and CBS in preliminary top-25 rankings for next season. Nice to get the recognition, but of course, a top-25 poll seven months before the season starts isn’t all that telling.
Christian Caple examines the new faces on the Washington defensive line. The Dawgs will have a totally new front four in 2015.
Jacob Thorpe features Graham Harrell, Washington State’s outside receivers coach. Harrell was an accomplished quarterback at Texas Tech under Mike Leach.
Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times is of the opinion that depth issues will affect USC football as it wraps up the spring session.