Roundup: Stanford takes women's tourney, Oregon No. 1 seed in men's
Stanford defeated Oregon State 48-43 to win the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament title Sunday night in Seattle behind 18 points from Alanna Smith and a smothering defensive effort that limited the top-seeded Beavs to their lowest scoring output of the season.
Check out a piece of Sydney Wiese’s post-game press conference following the loss to Stanford, as she discusses her love for Beaver Nation.
Meanwhile, Oregon will be the No. 1 seed at the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas this week after earning a share of the Pac-12 regular-season title by downing Oregon State 80-59.
Yoooooo… four Washington State pitchers combined for a no-hitter in a 7-3 win over Stephen F. Austin Sunday in Pullman. It’s the first nine-inning no-hitter for the Cougs since 1976 and first combined no-hitter in Cougar history since 1974.
Former Washington receiver John Ross broke the NFL Scouting Combine record by running a 4.22-second 40-yard dash. The previous record was 4.24, ran by Chris Johnson.
The 2017 NFL Scouting Combine is winding down in Indy on Monday. Over the weekend, QB Davis Webb and WR Chad Hansen showed off their skills to NFL execs, as detailed by CaliforniaGoldenBlogs.com
Michael Lev reports that Arizona football is expected to name Brian Knorr as its special-teams coach. Knorr, 53, spent last year as a quality-control coach at THE Ohio State University.
Colorado men’s basketball feels like it has momentum heading into the Pac-12 Tournament, writes Pat Rooney. The Buffs found a way to get to 8-10 in league play after an 0-7 start and swept the Bay Area schools at home to end the regular season.
What a Senior Day it was for Utah men’s basketball guard Lorenzo Bonam, who scored 26 points to lead Utah to a 67-59 win over Stanford Saturday and made a ton of huge plays late to help the Runnin’ Utes run away (#GoonerGamer).
Shotgun Spratling of the Los Angeles Times gives us his recap of USC beating UCLA 4-3 in 10 innings in the Dodgertown College Baseball Classic Sunday evening.
Mark Whicker of the Los Angeles Daily News features UCLA men’s basketball forward Ike Anigbogu, who has been a bigtime defensive player for the Bruins this year.
Sweet feature by Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins on James Harden, centering on how he has got his personal life in order following a breakup with Khloé Kardashian and how he has helped steer the Rockets to the status of Western Conference contender.
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