Roundup: Mike Neighbors gets contract extension at UW

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Washington

Washington women’s basketball coach Mike Neighbors signed a contract extension that will keep him at the university through the 2022-23 season, Washington announced Friday.

Oregon

With a 5-1 win over Utah Thursday, Oregon softball clinched its fourth straight Pac-12 title. The Ducks are just the second team in conference history to win four consecutive league crowns, following the Bruins from 1988-91.

Stanford

Stanford lacrosse plays its NCAA Tournament first-round game Friday against James Madison, with the winner moving on to face the undefeated Trojans.

USC

USC women’s water polo begins its NCAA Tournament run Friday against San Diego State. The Trojans, undefeated and top-seeded, are looking for their fifth national title in women’s water polo. Stanford, UCLA and Arizona State are also vying for the title.

Arizona State

Jeff Metcalfe features Arizona State women’s water polo goalie Mia Rycraw as the Sun Devils get ready to face Michigan in the NCAA quarterfinals.

UCLA

Speaking of which, UCLA is hosting NCAA Women’s Water Polo and NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournaments this weekend, as pointed out by Thuc Nhi Nguyen of InsideUCLA.com.

California

Cal announced its 2016 Hall of Fame class earlier in the week. The eight-member class features famed rugby coach Jack Clark, who has led the Bears to 26 national titles since 1984.

Colorado

Everyone knows about how KD and Russ can go off, but Andre Roberson emerged offensively in the Thunder’s series-clinching win over San Antonio, Erik Horne of The Oklahoman writes. The former Buff had a playoff career high of 14 points in OKC’s 113-99 Game 6 win over the Spurs.

Washington State

Earlier this week, Washington State launched a custom emoji keyboard for mobile phones. Search “YourMoji” in the Apple app store to get started.

Oregon State

Danny Moran discusses Oregon State baseball’s issues at the plate as the Beavers get ready for the Civil War series against Oregon. The Beavs hit just .170 in the process of getting swept at Arizona last weekend.

Utah

Brennan Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune lets us know that Jakob Poeltl was measured as the second-tallest guy at the NBA Draft Combine Thursday.

Arizona

David Lombardi recaps Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez’s appearance on the Solid Verbal podcast.

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