Current Pac-12 women's basketball players share who their favorite Pac-12 throwback athlete is. While women's hoopsters are pupular answers, some of the favorites might surprise you.

The 2013 Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament in here already with teams starting play on Thursday. In order to prepare you for all the excitment surrounding the tournament in Seattle, here's the top 10 plays from the regular season.

The much-anticipated Pac-12 Tournament tips off this week, with all teams heading to the city of Seattle to vie for the Conference’s tournament crown at KeyArena.

By Jonathan Kuperberg, special to
Updated March 6, 2013

BERKELEY, Calif. — If Bill Walton had his way, he would have been a Cal student.

The legendary UCLA and NBA star covered this and many other topics at the Haas Pavilion Club Room during the final stop of his "Walton on Wheels" tour of Pac-12 campuses on Wednesday. His stories came back to common themes: hope and success, not giving up, the Grateful Dead and, yes, Berkeley.

California extended their lead to total 583 points. Stanford remained in second place, tallying 520 points and USC is in third with 404.5 points.

The Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament isn't just in Seattle, it's *of* Seattle, incorporating several Emerald City traditions into the event. For example: the blown glass trophies that will be handed out on Sunday.


With the Pac-12 Tournament fast approaching, Pac-12 Networks' Mike Yam and Don MacLean dish on which teams are best suited to go far plus a couple dark horses.


Which Pac-12 women's basketball coach seemingly is capable of teleportation? What's the right thing to do when a player's shoe lands at your feet? What's more important to Paul Westhead than basketball?

Pac-12 Digital asked our basketball coaches four standard questions during a recent visit to our San Francisco HQ -- and got back some colorful answers. Click here for a compilation of their responses.

Hall of Famer Bill Walton entertains Pac-12 Podcast hosts Mike Yam and Ashley Adamson with stories from his "Walton on Wheels" bus tour and his UCLA playing days under John Wooden. Walton also shares his thoughts on current coach Ben Howland, and the upcoming Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas.

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The final stop of any tour generally has a festive vibe. Bill Walton in Berkeley on Wednesday will not disappoint.

Wrapping up a 10-week, 3,500-mile journey on the campus of California, the Pac-12 Networks/ESPN analyst will speak at 1 p.m. PT in the Haas Club Room. Everybody is invited and the first 50 Cal students who arrive at 12:30 can even snag some free pizza.

[Related: Bus tour brings Walton back to his roots]


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