The first session of the 2013 Pac-12 Gymnastics Championships features Arizona, Arizona State, California and Washington. (Originally aired March 23, 2013)
Pac-12 officiating had issues well before CBSSports.com reported on comments made by Coordinator of Officials Ed Rush prior to the 2013 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas.
That’s one of the reasons why Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott brought Rush into the league in the first place.
Down 49-39 late in the second half, things appeared bleak for the Cal women's basketball team. It also wasn't looking so hot early in the extra frame when Khaalidah Miller's three-pointer gave Georgia the first edge in overtime—this after Cal had stormed back to take the lead late in regulation but missed free throws down the stretch that allowed an Anne Marie Armstrong putback to make it a 45-minute affair.
Oregon freshman pitcher Cole Irvin proved himself on the mound Saturday night at PK Park in Eugene against the Huskies throwing heat with a career-high eleven strikeouts as he led his team to his first closeout game with a 6-0 victory over Washington.
Steve Alford has been named UCLA’s new men’s basketball coach, as announced by UCLA Athletics Saturday morning. Alford comes from the University of New Mexico, where he led the Lobos to consecutive Mountain West titles in 2012 and 2013. From UCLA's official release:
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Oregon fell into an early hole and never could battle all the way back as the Pac-12's final team in the men's NCAA tournament fell 77-69 to overall No. 1 seed Louisville on Friday night in Indianapolis.
The Cardinals led by as many as 16 before the Ducks went on a mini-run to cut that margin in half several times throughout the game. Louisville had their way on offense, shooting 54 percent and slashing through the paint to jump out to a lead they held the entire game.
The first two volatile weekends of Pac-12 play have certainly not lacked surprises: Arizona State freshman left-hander Ryan Kellogg threw a road no-hitter against sizzling Oregon State, while defending national champion Arizona continued its initial stagger to an 0-6 record out of the gate. Washington State leads a cluster of emerging ballclubs looking to legitimately enter the pennant race this weekend. Three parts of the horse race will be featured on the Pac-12 Networks. USC at Cal (Sunday at 12 p.m.