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.

3.12.13 - Podcast 16


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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.


Updated March 11, 2013

Get ready for the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas with a round-by-round breakdown of last year's tournament, where Colorado emerged as the surprise champion.


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By David Lombardi, special to Pac-12.com
Updated March 11, 2013

Pac-12 teams have combined to accumulate a 99-54 non-conference record with just a sprinkle of weekday preseason action remaining before the real league show begins. Washington is the Pac-12's only team with a losing record at this point in the season, and that underscores the challenge ahead of several of the conference's heavyweights.


Last week we saw Oregon pitcher Jeff Gold make an interesting play on the mound, and this week we have an incredible behind-the-back play made by ASU's Trevor Williams against Long Beach State...



By Sarah Kezele, Pac-12.com staff
Updated March 10, 2013

For the seventh consecutive year, Stanford is the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament champion, topping UCLA 51-49 in Sunday’s thrilling championship final at KeyArena.


WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - The bracket for the 2013 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament is set as the Pac-12 regular season champion UCLA Bruins (23-8 overall, 13-5 in Pac-12 play) captured the Pac-12 title on the final day of the regular season, and with it the No. 1 seed. The 2013 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament takes place Wednesday-Saturday, March 13-16, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Tickets for the four-day event are still available for purchase by visiting pac-12.com/tickets.


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