Monday was Inauguration Day for President Barack Obama, and as the President's brother-in-law, Oregon State men's basketball coach Craig Robinson was able to share a special day with his sister, Michelle Obama, and Mr. President. By the way, did you know that President Obama watches Pac-12 Networks?
Each week, dozens of live events comprising hundreds of plays air on Pac-12 Networks and elsewhere. At week’s end, we rank the 10 best as seen here.
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The Super Bowl XLVII matchup is set between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, who both captured their respective conference titles on Sunday afternoon with thrilling second half-comebacks. The biggest prize in professional football will take place Feb. 3 and plenty of Pac-12 football alumni will be on the field in New Orleans looking to capture the elusive Lombardi Trophy.
Oregon leads with five players part of the Super Bowl this year, followed by Utah with four, Arizona State with three and Stanford, Washington, UCLA and Colorado with one each.
New Oregon coach Mark Helfrich made it very clear that while he will be continuing 99 percent of the things that his predecessor Chip Kelly did in turning the Ducks into an elite national program, there would be a few differences between the two. "I won't wear a visor. I will eat more vegetables," Helfrich joked at his introductory press conference. The line drew more than a few laughs but it gave insight about the new leader of college football's flashiest program.
The Runnin' Utes' struggles last season in conference play were well documented. Utah can finally breathe easier tonight after they put on an impressive performance in Seattle, defeating Washington 74-65 and notching its first conference road victory since joining the Pac-12.
Senior Jarred DuBois closes out the Huskies here with this steal and finish at the other end:
Saturday night's USC vs. Oregon State men's basketball game came down to the wire with the lead changing multiple times in the last 3:00 minutes. But with just 4.8 seconds left in the game, USC's Aaron Fuller hit the game-winning layup to seal the 69-68 victory:
With three straight conference wins on the road, Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar believes his Huskies have found their stride after an inconsistent start to the season.
Colorado head coach Tad Boyle says his young squad needs a greater sense of urgency on defense in a much-improved Pac-12 Conference.