Roundup: Women's bracket revealed
One day after the conference sent seven teams to the men’s tourney, on the women's side the Pac-12 placed five teams in the NCAA Tournament. Let’s start with Oregon State – the Pac-12 regular season and tourney champs earned a No. 2 seed and will play Troy in the first round in Corvallis. It’s the highest seed in program history.
Also nabbing a No. 2 seed was Arizona State, and the Sun Devils have New Mexico State on tap in the opening round. ‘Tis also the highest seed in program history for ASU.
UCLA has a No. 3 seed and will play Hawai’i, but I also want to draw your attention to this -- Scott Cacciola of the New York Times writes about former Bruin Baron Davis’ comeback attempt to the NBA through the D-League. The 13-year NBA vet and two-time NBA All-Star recently joined the Delaware 87ers and is averaging 14.3 points per game in three contests with Delaware.
Stanford men’ basketball coach Johnny Dawkins was fired Monday after eight seasons on The Farm, compiling a 156-115 record during his time. The women’s basketball team earned a No. 4 seed and will play Bay Area rival USF in the first round.
Lastly, No. 7 seed Washington will play 24-4 Penn in a Saturday afternoon showdown in College Park, Maryland.
According to CUBuffs.com's B.G. Brooks, wide receiver transfer Kabion "KB" Ento is adjusting from his Southern roots to life in the Rocky Mountains.
Jeff Faraudo talked to UC Santa Barbara head coach Bob Williams, who said that Hawai’i won’t back down against Cal in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (UCSB played both Cal and Hawai’i this year).
Gordon Monson of The Salt Lake Tribune discusses the advantages and causes for concern that Utah has playing in Denver in the NCAA Tournament.
Bruce Pascoe looks at the tough road facing Arizona in the South Region – No. 1 overall seed Kansas could be the Wildcats’ biggest challenge if they are able to make a repeat trip to the Elite 8.
While you were busy cheering on the Ducks in Vegas, you may not have noticed that Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen won the NCAA 60-meter hurdles indoor title with a time of 7.56 seconds.
Kyle Bonagura ponders how USC will replace linebacker Su’a Cravens, who is off to the NFL draft.
Can you answer these Washington State NCAA Tournament trivia questions from CougCenter?