Roundup: Stanford women's volleyball can win Pac-12 title tonight
In this latest Pac-12 update from Volleymob.com, Derek Johnson notes that Stanford women’s volleyball can win the Pac-12 title this week by defeating USC Wednesday night. You can watch that match on Pac-12 Bay Area (7 p.m. PT).
USC remained at No. 11 in the latest College Football Playoff top 25 rankings released Tuesday night, with Washington State jumping up to No. 14, Washington dropping to No. 18 and Stanford climbing back in at No. 22. Props to our Jen Cosgriff for editing my pre-rakings-show projections, which were completely off.
President Trump wondered if the UCLA basketball players will thank him for helping to orchestrate their release from China, exclaiming on Twitter that the three players were facing 10 years in jail (Yahoo Sports). LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley are now back in the States after being detained by authorities in Hangzhou last week.
Zach Rosenblatt of the Arizona Daily Star lets us know that Arizona offensive lineman Christian Boettcher will leave the football team at the end of this season. Boettcher, the team’s starting left guard, is a redshirt junior but will start law school in the fall and wants to focus solely on school.
Arizona State men’s basketball blew past San Diego State 90-68 thanks to a 56-28 second half. Connor Pelton has all the details for TheSunDevils.com.
Colorado men’s basketball blew out Denver 89-62 Tuesday night in Boulder, and here’s the Pac-12 Networks recap courtesy of Drew Goodman and Matt Muehlebach on the mic and Scott Ferrier behind the boards.
Theo Lawson gives us the kickoff-time possibilities for the Apple Cup on Nov. 25 – it will start at either 12:30 p.m. PT on ABC, 12:45 p.m. on ESPN, 5 p.m. on ABC or 5 p.m. on FOX.
Haha – Oregon coach Willie Taggart said the Ducks’ plan to stop Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate is to “pray” (Yahoo Sports). A little help from God might be the only thing that can slow Tate down... The Ducks host the Wildcats Saturday night.
Lynn Worthy of The Salt Lake Tribune previews Utah men’s basketball’s upcoming game against Missouri Thursday night. Both teams are 2-0 heading into this Pac-12/SEC clash.
Ryan S. Clark gives us some background on Washington men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins’ gritty style. He isn’t afraid to get into a practice drill with the Dawgs, even if it leads to a broken nose (which recently happened).
Ken Goe of The Oregonian/OregonLive features Oregon State receiver Jordan Villamin ahead of the senior’s final home game.
Mike Jones of USA TODAY Sports dives into how the Los Angeles Rams quickly rebuilt quarterback Jared Goff. A year after going 0-7 with seven touchdowns and five picks, Goff has the Rams atop the NFC West at 7-2 and is top 10 in the NFL in passing yards, touchdown passes and QB rating.