Roundup: Jakob Poeltl to announce NBA decision Wednesday
Kyle Goon reports that Utah basketball center Jakob Poeltl will announce his NBA decision on Wednesday at 11 a.m. MT/10 a.m. PT in a press conference with coach Larry Krystkowiak. Draft Express and ESPN project the Austrian big man as a lottery pick if he were to enter the 2016 NBA Draft.
Saying that he would transfer to Northern Illinois earlier this year, Seth Collins is returning to Oregon State as a receiver, the school announced Monday. Collins was the starting quarterback for the first six games of the 2015 season for the Beavers.
Doug Haller conducts a Q&A in this link with Jeremy Schaap, the main reporter on the ESPN E:60 special on Arizona State basketball coach Bobby Hurley. “Hurley – Jersey Basketball. Family” airs at 7 p.m. PT/8 p.m. MT Tuesday on ESPN.
Washington State coach Mike Leach spoke out on the satellite camps ban, saying he was fine with them and that other coaches shouldn’t be so worried with what Jim Harbaugh is doing at Michigan (Chantel Jennings).
UCLA softball completed a series sweep of Stanford Monday night on Pac-12 Network, edging the Cardinal 2-1 in the series finale (highlights).
Arizona baseball meets up with Arizona State Tuesday night in Phoenix, with the game to be televised on Pac-12 Networks (Arizona game notes). Get this – it’s the 458th all-time meeting between the ‘Cats and Devils in baseball in a diamond rivalry that dates back to 1907.
Maddie Lee of the San Francisco Chronicle features the Cal women’s gymnastics team, who will be competing in nationals for the first time since 1992. The Golden Bears are one of four Pac-12 teams competing in the NCAA Championships, alongside Stanford, UCLA and Utah.
USC women’s lacrosse senior Courtney Tarleton was named MPSF Defensive Player of the Week. The Trojans are undefeated (13-0, 7-0 MPSF) and ranked sixth in the nation. Lacrosse isn’t a completely East Coast-dominated sport anymore…
Adam Jude provides evidence that Washington football is improving its deep passing game. Exhibit A: Jake Browning connecting with John Ross on a 50-yard touchdown pass during spring practice Monday.
Chris Johnson of Sports Illustrated wonders if Oregon has a quarterback recruiting problem. Is it an issue that the last two quarterbacks (assuming Dakota Prukop starts in 2016) for Oregon have come to Eugene via FCS transfer?
Wrapping up Stanford’s spring game, David Lombardi opines that Stanford’s offense displayed explosiveness beyond just Christian McCaffrey. Watch out for Bryce Love.
Chantel Jennings gives us her three takeaways from Colorado’s spring game.