Roundup: Sefo Liufau named Polynesian College Football Player of the Year
Colorado quarterback Sefo Liufau was named Polynesian College Football Player of the Year, and David Lombardi has a write-up about it. Well-deserved honor for the senior.
ESPN's Erik McKinney writes that as Willie Taggart takes over, Oregon's flash will no longer be enough for recruits. Other schools around the country and throughout the Pac-12 have followed the Ducks' lead in rolling out multiple uniform combinations and upgraded facilities to lure high school standouts.
Utah men’s basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak said he was treated for cancer in the spring, getting his thyroid removed (CBS Sports).
Does Washington have a chance to beat Alabama? That’s the question posed by SI.com’s Lindsay Schnell. 'Bama is a heavy favorite in this one as the only undefeated Power 5 team in the country.
Now that he’s declared for the NFL Draft, Christian McCaffrey’s skill set will be valuable to NFL teams, writes Matt Brown of Sports on Earth. Early projections I’ve seen have him going somewhere mid-to-late first round.
Check out this story of the 1942 Oregon State Rose Bowl team persevering through the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Rose Bowl was actually moved to North Carolina that year was a result of the attack (Pac-12 Networks, Ashley Adamson).
Sweet – USC’s Adoree’ Jackson and Zach Banner were named first-team All-Americans by CollegeSportsMadness.com. Joey Kaufman of the Los Angeles Daily News has the details.
Cal men’s basketball dropped a 60-57 decision to Seton Hall in Hawai’i at the Pearl Harbor Invitational Wednesday despite 22 points and nine rebounds from Jabari Bird.
Robert Bastron of Bruins Nation believes that Lonzo Ball is making a case to be named Player of the Year in college basketball. Gary Parrish of CBS Sports would also agree with this assessment.
Here’s video of Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent calling Idaho’s first play as a result of his $2,000 donation to Coaches vs. Cancer. The Cougs defeated the Vandals 61-48.
Jon Gold of the Arizona Daily Star features Arizona volleyball outside hitter Kalei Mau, who has battled through back and shoulder injuries to be one of the leading attackers on a Wildcats team that is in the Sweet 16 after upsetting ninth-seeded Michigan State in the second round. Tough woman right here.
Curious to see what Arizona State and Arizona assistant football coaches are paid? This link is for you then (send a thank-you note to The Arizona Republic).