Oregon's season hit a roadblock when freshman point guard Dominic Artis injured his foot in late January.
With him, the Ducks started the season 17-2. Without him, they were 3-3.
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Harvard provided the 2013 NCAA tournament with its first shocking upset when the 14th-seeded Crimson toppled the No. 3 seed New Mexico Lobos in Salt Lake City on Thursday.
From the outset of Saturday's third-round game against Arizona, it was clear Harvard didn't have enough magic left in the tank to make it to the Sweet 16 as Arizona rolled to a 74-51 win at Energy Solutions Arena.
UCLA, Oregon State, Utah and Stanford are the top seeds in Saturday's Pac-12 Gymnastics Championships.
Spring has definitely arrived on the campus of UC Berkeley and on the eve of the 2013 Cal spring game, the Cal football offices are alive with new head coach Sonny Dykes and his staff making final preparations for Saturday’s spring game, kicking off at 4:00 PM PT, live on Pac-12 Networks. The game will be called by Rich Cellini, with analysis from Glenn Parker and Mike Yam providing sideline reports and interviews.
Gymnasts were in a lighthearted mood ahead of Saturday's Pac-12 Championship in Corvallis, Oregon.
AUSTIN, Texas — As soon as the NCAA tournament bracket was released this past Sunday, several national media members leached on to No. 11 seed Minnesota as a favorite to upset No. 6 seed UCLA.
Minnesota's imposing front line combined with the Bruins missing second leading scorer Jordan Adams because of an injury gave the Golden Gophers and edge despite their seed in the eyes of some.
They were right. Minnesota snapped a three-game losing streak with an 83-63 win over UCLA at the Frank Erwin Center late Friday night.
Manning first base against Oregon on Friday night, Arizona's Joseph Maggi made a great defensive play. Maggi dove and caught Desmond Santos' hit faster than the camera could follow it:
Whatever Tad Boyle told his team in the locker room at halftime worked wonders in Colorado’s 2nd round NCAA tournament game. The Buffs' furious 2nd half comeback ultimately fell short however as Illinois eliminated Colorado 57-49 in Austin, Texas on Friday.
Askia Booker led the Buffs with 14 points, Andre Roberson had nine to go with eight boards and Josh Scott chipped in with eight points down low.
Saturday will mark the beginning of the Pac-12 Networks’ extensive and exclusive coverage of spring football. The networks will air all 12 teams’ spring game, starting with Cal’s on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley.
The broadcast of every spring game will give fans exclusive access to fans that doesn’t exist throughout the season. For instance, in the case of Colorado’s spring game on April 13, new head coach Mike MacIntyre has agreed to be mic’d up to enhance the viewer’s experience.