Roundup: Cal shows resiliency in sweep of Arizona schools
Huge win for the Golden Bears on Saturday night, knocking off then-12th-ranked Arizona 74-73 thanks to 28 points from Jordan Mathews, and Kyle Ringo of Yahoo Sports believes that Cal showed resiliency in its sweep of the Arizona schools last weekend.
Biggest weekend for a men’s basketball team? Utah, which went on the road and swept the Washington schools to get right into that 4-3 scrum. The Utes defeated the Dawgs 80-75 in overtime Sunday, and Kyle Goon notes that Utah was able to contain Andrew Andrews, who was held to five points below his season average.
Oregon State quarterback Seth Collins will transfer, the school announced Friday.
George King is on a hot streak for Colorado men’s basketball right now, having gone 9-for-14 from downtown over his last three games and 16-of-17 from the foul line over his last five.
Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams threw three touchdown passes in the East-West Shrine Game, leading the West team to a 29-9 victory.
After signing a 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, Jeff Ayres is ready to make the most of his opportunity in the NBA, writes Rowan Kavner for the Clippers’ official website. The artist formerly known as Jeff Pendergraph spent the first part of this season in the D-League with the Idaho Stampede, which currently has former Oregon Duck E.J. Singler playing for them (other former Pac-12ers-turned-Stampeders include Josh Owens and Carlon Brown).
Former USC assistant Peter Sirmon has been hired as Mississippi State’s defensive coordinator. The former Oregon Duck and Tennessee Titan was in Troy for two seasons as associate head coach, recruiting coordinator and linebackers coach.
UCLA women’s basketball got its first win over Stanford since 2008, getting to 6-2 in conference play as a result of its 56-36 whoopin’ of the Cardinal Sunday night.
Jon Wilner reports that Stanford football doesn’t expect anyone else to leave the team. So far this offseason, Graham Shuler decided to retire from football, Barry Sanders transferred and Austin Hooper announced his intention to enter the NFL draft.
Here’s Percy Allen’s postgame wrap from Washington men’s basketball’s OT loss to Utah. Washington and Oregon are tied for first in Pac-12 play at 5-2.
Here’s the AP gamer from Washington State men’s basketball’s 79-70 loss to Colorado Saturday. Ike Iroegbu scored 27 points to pace the Cougs, who have lost five straight.
Zack Rosenblatt has the recap of Arizona women’s basketball’s second loss to Arizona State in three days, losing 62-47 to the Sun Devils Sunday. The ‘Cats have just two wins against ASU since 2005.