Roundup: Stanford, USC earn Pac-12 team titles Wednesday

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Stanford

Stanford women’s tennis won the Pac-12 title by defeating USC 4-2 Wednesday afternoon in Ojai, Calif. The Cardinal dropped the doubles point and actually fell behind 2-0 before mounting its comeback.

USC

Congratulations to USC for winning the Pac-12 Women’s Golf Championship, eclipsing UCLA by three strokes.

Arizona State

Meanwhile, Arizona State’s Linnea Strom won the 2016 Pac-12 Individual Women’s Golf Championship. The freshman set a new Pac-12 54-hole record by shooting 11-under (205) despite trailing by four strokes entering the final round.

Oregon State

Danny Moran reports that Oregon State basketball forward Tres Tinkle will have surgery on his right foot. Tinkle fractured the fifth metatarsal in that foot, causing him to miss the final five games of his freshman season.

Arizona

Former Wildcat and current Detroit Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson called out LeBron James after Game 2 of the Pistons-Cavs series Wednesday night, claiming that he took a “cheap-ass shot, cheap-ass bump” from James after Johnson hit a 3-pointer in the first quarter. He even dropped a “fugazi” while speaking with reporters (slang for fake).

California

The latest Sports Illustrated NFL Mock Draft has Cal quarterback Jared Goff going No. 2 overall to the Philadelphia Eagles and DeForest Buckner going third to the Chargers.

UCLA

UCLA beach volleyball swept CSUN 5-0 Wednesday afternoon in Northridge. The win is the No. 4 Bruins' 10th consecutive as they prepare to play next Wednesday in the inaugural Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships at USC. 

Colorado

Colorado men’s basketball has added Wofford to its 2016-17 schedule, Pat Rooney reports. The Terriers will be heading to Coors Events Center as the Buffs look to upgrade their non-conference schedule that already includes Xavier, BYU and two of the following three – Northwestern, Texas and Notre Dame.

Oregon

Tyson Alger reports that Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown could play in the upcoming spring game. On the mend from a leg injury suffered in the 2014 season, Brown returned to live action Monday and broke numerous tackles, which you can see for yourself in Brown’s Instagram video that is posted in the link.

Washington

Daniel Uthman of USA Today Sports brings us this article on the transformation of the Washington football defense, centered around a different and safer way to tackle somebody.

Utah

Gordon Monson gives us his best guess of who will start at quarterback for Utah next year (he thinks it’ll be Troy Williams).

Washington State

Jacob Thorpe hones in on the Washington State football specialists as they work to improve during spring practice.

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