Roundup: Powell, Wright doing work in Vegas for Toronto
Mike Ganter of the Toronto Sun writes that Norman Powell is “turning heads” in Las Vegas. The second-round draft pick of the Raptors has 39 points in two games at Las Vegas Summer League.
Let’s stay with the Raps, because Delon Wright played well in his first Summer League game with T-Dot as well, racking up nine points, nine dimes and two steals Friday night.
Tight – Arizona basketball center Kaleb Tarczewski made the United States roster for the Pan American Games in Toronto.
Unfortunately, Josh Scott did not make the Pan American games roster, but Brian Howell has more in the link about Scott looking to go out with a bang in his senior season for the Buffaroos.
Former Washington State Cougar hooper Derrick Low signed a deal to play in Romania next season. Low did not play during the 2014-15 campaign. There really isn’t a whole lot in the link besides the name of the team he’s playing for (I’ll make you click to find out), but Sportando is a Eurohoop/D-League/fringe NBA player fan’s best friend and deserves the metrics.
Percy Allen tells us that Washington men’s basketball is working hard in the offseason to foster chemistry and a team identity; ‘twon’t be easy with nine newcomers on board.
The Stanford women’s water polo team finished fifth at the 2015 World University Games after downing Hungary 9-4 Saturday. The Cardinal repped the United States in women’s water polo in South Korea. Oh and lookadis – Kelly O’Hara and Christen Press are on the cover of SI, as are the rest of the USWNT members.
Men's basketball coach Wayne Tinkle took time to answer some summer questions after his first full season with the Beavers. He's embraced the buzz in Corvallis after a surprising 15-0 home start in 2014-15.
David Lombardi and Chantel Jennings think that, potentially, Cal football could be a spoiler in the Pac-12 North in 2015. Click to read their explanations.
From last week – Oregon track & field athletes Jenna Prandini and Edward Cheserek were named finalists for The Bowerman Trophy, the highest individual honor given to collegiate track & field athletes.
Here are the USC athletes who earned Pac-12 postgraduate scholarships – Eric Johnson (men’s tennis), Cristian Rivera (men’s volleyball), Haley Ishimatsu (women’s diving) and Zoë Scandalis (women’s tennis).