Roundup: Scouting UConn
Gina Mizell previews the UConn women’s basketball team, Oregon State’s opponent in the Final Four. The big, bad Huskies have won three straight national titles without breaking much of a sweat.
Let’s check in on the other Pac-12 women’s basketball team in the Final Four, and now is as good a time as any to catch up with our guy Mason Kelley at GoHuskies.com. He gives us the details on Washington women’s basketball player Kelli Kingma going to the Final Four with her “dream school.” The Dawgs have Syracuse in the national semis in Indy.
Former Cal women’s soccer star and U.S. Women’s National Team member Alex Morgan is one of five USWNT players to accuse the U.S. Soccer Federation of wage discrimination, saying they are paid almost four times less than the U.S. Men’s National Team (Associated Press).
Wunderkind reporter Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports that USC basketball guard Julian Jacobs will declare for the 2016 NBA Draft and is thinking about getting an agent.
Sounds like we’ll finally get some closure on who the real national champion was in 1990 – Colorado and Georgia Tech have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2025 (Boulder) and 2026 (Atlanta).
In case you missed it, Utah softball second baseman Hannah Flippen was named espnW National Player of the Week. Czech this out – 17 plate appearances, nine walks, four homers and a double. Hashtag domination.
UCLA beach volleyball upset No. 1 Pepperdine 3-2 Wednesday, registering its first-ever win against a top-3 team.
Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports features former Stanford running back Barry J. Sanders and how he deals with his father’s legacy, especially now that he has transferred to Oklahoma State, his dad’s alma mater.
The folks at USA Today Sports detail the raises Arizona gives basketball coach Sean Miller, even when he doesn’t ask for them. There was even one time he declined to take a $100,000 raise. He’s worth every penny.
Ted Miller catches us up on the three-way battle for the starting QB job at Arizona State. Manny Wilkins, Bryce Perkins and Brady White are in contention. Perkins is the younger bro of former UCLA RB Paul Perkins.
Chantel Jennings lets us know that the new Oregon transfer QB, Dakota Prukop, is getting a better head-start than his predecessor, Vernon Adams. He’s participating in spring ball and has been on campus since January, whereas Vernon Adams couldn’t join the team until after fall camp started.
As things amp up for Rio this summer, former Bruin and current Washington State swimming coach Tom Jager catches up with Pac-12 Network to talk about his Olympic success (two gold medals).
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