By Bryan Fischer, Senior correspondent for Pac-12 Networks
Updated March 13, 2013

Box Score | Arizona State Quotes | Stanford Quotes | Pac-12 Networks Recap:
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By Kevin Danna, special to Pac-12.com
Updated March 13, 2013

As the old adage goes, defense leads to offense. We can add to that adage: Carrick Felix leads to transition dunks:


Walnut Creek, Calif. – This week’s Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will feature some of Las Vegas’ top entertainment acts, the Conference announced today. Included in the line-up are the iconic R&B group Boyz II Men and performers from Las Vegas shows Rock of Ages, FANTASY, Jersey Boys and Absinthe.

[Related: Pac-12 Tournament bracket with TV info, scores and more]


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By Jonathan Okanes, special to Pac-12.com
Updated March 12, 2013

The top four teams in the Pac-12 earned byes into the conference tournament, which begins Wednesday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. But that doesn’t mean those four teams are necessarily going to pounce on whatever team wins its way into the quarterfinals just because they are well-rested.

On the contrary, there are some coaches who believe the eight teams playing Wednesday may actually have an advantage because they will be more used to the atmosphere in a new playing arena.


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By Bryan Fischer, Senior correspondent for Pac-12 Networks
Updated March 12, 2013

The bright lights of Las Vegas will be shining as the Pac-12 rolls into town for the conference tournament for the first time. With what is looking like one of the most wide-open tournaments in recent memory, there figures to be plenty of drama, surprises and highlights as players take center stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.


For the fourth consecutive week, Makayla Stambaugh from Oregon State is the Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week after winning the all-around and posting a career best at the Comfort Suites Invitational.


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Pac-12 Podcast host Mike Yam speaks with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about winning two NAACP Image Awards, current Pac-12 Networks analyst Don MacLean about the upcoming Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament and Stanford basketball player Chiney Ogwumike about winning the 2013 Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament championship.

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Fans looking forward to this Saturday's Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament championship game will be treated to a bit of nostalgia before tip-off. A pre-game ceremony will be held for the 12 newest members of the conference's Basketball Hall of Honor. Ranging from heroes of decades past to current NBA athletes, here are the stories of each of the 2013 induction class.



By Kevin Danna, special to Pac-12.com
Updated March 12, 2013

With the Pac-12 women’s basketball regular season and conference tournament concluded, it’s easy to see how much the Pac has improved in just one year. In 2011-12, just Stanford and Cal danced on the largest stage for women’s hoops. This season? Four teams from the Conference of Champions are absolute locks for the NCAA tournament, and all of them figure to be wearing white jerseys in their first round matchups.


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