Roundup: Su'a Cravens loses Super Bowl bet to Kevin Hogan
So Su’a Cravens lost a Super Bowl bet to Kevin Hogan, and now the former USC defensive stud will have to get a Fathead in his room of the former Stanford QB scoring a TD against the Trojans. The two are training at the same facility for the NFL Combine.
While the Broncos were busy winning Super Bowl 50, it sure looked like Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch announced his retirement with a tweet of a peace emoji and a picture of cleats hanging from a telephone wire (NFL.com on the link). Many of his Seahawks teammates took to Twitter to give their thoughts on Lynch stepping away.
Before the big game on Sunday, Dillon Brooks scored 30 to lead Oregon past Utah 76-66. The Ducks are 9-2 in Pac-12 play and are off to their best conference start since 2001-02, the last time they won the conference title. Also, Oregon running back Thomas Tyner is retiring from football.
Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports discusses some candidates to replace Pat Haden as the next USC AD (ICYMI- it was announced on Friday that he would step down in June). Stanford’s Bernard Muir and Arizona’s Greg Byrne get mentioned here.
Great game Saturday afternoon in Seattle with Arizona men’s basketball outlasting Washington 77-72, and Washington coach Lorenzo Romar pinned the Huskies’ loss on being unable to contain Ryan Anderson (The Seattle Times), who went for 22 and 15 (eight offensive) against the Dawgs.
Here are three thrings that Arizona proved with its win over Washington, courtesy of Arizona Desert Swarm.
Sophie Brunner’s 3-point play with 1.4 seconds left lifted Arizona State women’s hoops to a 69-68 win over USC Sunday in Tempe. Arizona State stays level with Oregon State at 11-1 in league play with the win.
Utah women’s basketball finished a season sweep of Colorado with a 76-68 triumph over the Buffs in Boulder Sunday (Pac-12 Networks highlights).
Danny Moran of The Oregonian/OregonLive writes that Oregon State basketball forward Olaf Schaftenaar is in search of the NCAA tournament bid that was out of reach for his older brother, Roeland. Great feature here.
After getting swept on the road by the Oregon schools, Colorado hopes to get out of “the muck” of the league standings, Pat Rooney reports. At 6-5, tied-for-fifth Colorado is a game and a half out of 10th and a game and a half out of second.
You should probs check out this floor routine from Sophina Dejesus of UCLA gymnastics. She incorporated the quan, whip and nae nae into a 9.925 performance.
Here’s video of Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent speaking after the Cougars’ 67-55 loss to Arizona State in Pullman.