Updated February 26, 2013

In this special championships edition of the Pac-12 Podcast, hosts Mike Yam and Ashley Adamson break down this week’s Pac-12 championships and also discuss men’s hoops leading in to the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament. Guests include: Doug Gottlieb of CBS Sports, former Olympic gold medalist swimmer Summer Sanders and ESPN analyst and former Arizona State wrestler Anthony Robles.

2.26.13 - Podcast 14


In what has been another remarkable year for Pac-12 women’s swimming and diving, six teams were ranked in the Feb. 19 CSCAA Poll, including four in the top six. With a number of Olympians and NCAA standouts slated to compete in the 2013 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming Championships, the meet will again showcase swimmers who shine on the national and international stages.



By Bryan Fischer, Senior correspondent for Pac-12 Networks
Updated February 25, 2013

Well folks, it didn't take long. Football is back in our lives -  albeit only for a few weeks - but it is back in our lives nonetheless. As the transition to the next wave of stars is made and the groundwork for future championships is laid around the Pac-12, Pac-12.com will provide plenty of news, notes, video, audio and more from around the conference.

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.

Which play do you think was best for Feb. 18-24? View the highlights, then vote and be heard.

By Tori Harrison, Pac-12.com staff
Updated February 24, 2013

By Sam Strong, special to Pac-12.com
Updated February 24, 2013

LOS ANGELES — Bob Cantu – the longest tenured assistant coach in the Pac-12 – has seen four coaches come and go from USC since he arrived in 2002.

He's hoping his name doesn't get added to the list.

After former coach Kevin O'Neill was fired on Jan. 14, Cantu was the natural choice to fill in as interim coach. Overwhelmed at first, Cantu sought to simplify things.

"My first goal was to take it day by day and try to get prepared for each practice, each shoot-around and each game," he said after Sunday's 75-59 loss to UCLA.

By Ashley Atwell, Pac-12.com staff
Updated February 23, 2013

Oregon State's Joe Burton was honored in an emotional ceremony in front of his home crowd before Saturday's game against Cal. To celebrate Joe on Senior Day, the Beavers wore special turquoise Nike N7 campaign jerseys that support his Native American heritage. Here's the emotional moment between coach Craig Robinson and his first recruit:


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