LAS VEGAS — UCLA couldn't drum up one last comeback when it mattered most and fell to Oregon in the Pac-12 Tournament championship game on Saturday, in part because it was missing Jordan Adams, its second leading scorer.
LAS VEGAS – Oregon ended any hopes of Cinderella making it to the ball with a decisive 64-45 win over Utah in Friday night's Pac-12 Tournament semifinal at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
LAS VEGAS — UCLA's Jordan Adams made several jaw-dropping plays that helped his team pull off a 66-64 win over Arizona on Friday in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament, but it was his last moments on the court that sent shockwaves through the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Carrying a two-point lead, Adams – a freshman who led the Bruins with 24 points – chased Arizona's Solomon Hill to the three-point line, forcing him into a pull-up jumper that could have sent the game to overtime.
UCLA posted its third win in as many games over Arizona this season as the Bruins downed the Wildcats 66-64 Friday night in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals. But not without some controversy.
LAS VEGAS -- UCLA beats Arizona but loses its second leading scorer to a foot injury.
Thursday's Bill Walton commentary for Pac-12 Networks' broadcast of Utah-Cal provided several gems. Can you guess how we'll be spending Friday's UCLA vs. Arizona semifinal? Transcribing. Here's his most memorable Walton-isms from tonight's game, written out and in their native habitat (video): “There’s nothing wrong with being selfish in the team concept.” – Walton on Shabazz Muhammad “When I’m playing basketball, I want as little on me as possible. I want a tank top.
LAS VEGAS - Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott addressed the media just prior to the semifinal sessions at the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament Friday afternoon. In its first season at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the tournament has been a rousing success for the league with thrilling on-court performances, record attendance and increased fan interest on Pac-12.com and Pac-12 Networks.