The United States Olympic Committee today announced plans to honor the Pac-12 Conference and its member institutions during the 2017 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas. The special event – set for Friday, March 10 – will recognize Pac-12 institutions' long-standing commitment to Olympic sport programs and honor the success of its athletes at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. The conference tribute is the first of its kind and part of a key organizational initiative to enhance broad-based Olympic sport programs at the collegiate level.
The University of Colorado track team claimed the men's mile and the men's 3,000 meter titles with Ben Saarel and John Dressel, here Saturday at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Track and Field Championships.
University of Colorado sophomore John Dressel opened the weekend by posting the fifth fastest NCAA 5,000-meter run time of the season, turning in a performance of 13:42.57 on the first day of the Husky Classic here Friday night at the University of Washington.