Roundup: Cal's Chad Hansen, Utah's Garett Bolles off to NFL Draft
Mike Lefkow of the Bay Area News Group lets us know that Cal wide receiver Chad Hansen has declared for the NFL Draft. The Golden Bears’ top receiver in 2016 made the announcement in a statement Wednesday.
Utah offensive tackle Garett Bolles declared for the 2017 NFL Draft, he announced on Twitter Wednesday night. Kyle Goon has the details in the link.
How ‘bout dem Cougs?! Washington State men’s basketball defeated Oregon State 75-62 Wednesday night in Spokane to get off to a 2-0 start in Pac-12 play for the first time since 2007-08 (also the last time the Cougs made the NCAA Tournament). Check out the Pac-12 Networks recap in the preceding link.
Tyler Dorsey nailed eight 3-pointers to lead No. 15 Oregon men’s basketball to a comfortable 83-61 win at Washington despite 22 points from potential No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz (The Oregonian/OregonLive game recap).
Listen to what Washington men’s basketball coach Lorenzo Romar had to say after the Huskies’ loss to Oregon thanks to this link provided to us by The News Tribune.
Let’s check out an entry from Sydney Wiese’s Oregon State diary, courtesy of Gina Mizell. In it, she talks about the upcoming four-game road swing and her New Year’s resolution to “become an adult.”
Bruce Pascoe gives us the Arizona-Utah men’s basketball game scouting report. The ‘Cats and Utes do battle Thursday night in Tucson at 7 p.m. PT/8 p.m. MT on FS1.
Pat Rooney lets us know that Derrick White is taking the reins of the Colorado basketball offense. The D-II transfer has 24 assists against just six turnovers over his last four games. Buffs and Sun Devils Thursday night.
Jeff Metcalfe writes that Arizona State men’s basketball coach Bobby Hurley is trying to figure out how to keep his team fresh. The Sun Devils don’t give a lot of guys many minutes outside of the five that average about 27 minutes or more.
Tiger Woods is committing to play in three PGA Tour events over the next three months (Yahoo Sports) – the Farmers Insurance Open (Jan. 26-29), the Genesis Open (Feb. 16-19) and Honda Classic (the weekend after the Genesis). Additionally, he said he’d play in the European Tour’s event in Dubai the week after the Farmers Insurance Open.
Our social media guru Justin Karp (farewell, Tyson Winter – best of luck at FOX Sports) breaks down the best moments from the UCLA basketball/gymnastics video that featured women’s hooper Monique Billings and gymnast Katelyn Ohashi trying out each other’s sports.
Always here to take the wind out of your sails and provide a dose of reality, Scott Wolf reminds us that USC football will face national-title pressure next season.