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.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - USC sophomore Roberto Quiroz and CALIFORNIA junior Anett Schutting have been named the Pac-12 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Players of the Week for the week of March 18-24, the Conference Office announced Tuesday.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Mariah Stackhouse of Stanford has been named the Pac-12 Women’s Golfer of the Month for February, the Pac-12 announced today.
Stackhouse, a native of Riverdale, Georgia, shot a record 9-under (26) on the front nine and finished her round at 10-under (61) to establish a course record and capture the Peg Barnard Invitational title on Sunday, February 17 at the Stanford Golf Course. She helped the Cardinal claim the team crown with a 1-over score of 569 (289-280) to finish 14 strokes ahead of California at 583 (285-298).