Roundup: Washington dismisses Robert Upshaw from team
Washington basketball center Robert Upshaw has been dismissed from the program for a violation of team rules, the school announced Monday. Upshaw was leading the nation in blocks and pacing the team in rebounds.
Tough pill to swallow for Sun Devil basketball fans – Arizona State point guard Kodi Justice is out for the season after suffering a foot fracture in Saturday’s loss at Stanford.
Since it’s Super Bowl week and all, you would probably like to read about how the Arizona marching band performed at halftime of Super Bowl I in 1967. Send your thank-you notes to Greg Hansen for this one.
If you missed Pac-12 Sports Report, you missed Cal basketball coach Cuonzo Martin talking about his battle with cancer. Also, Ted Miller provides an insightful article on Marshawn Lynch as his Seahawks prepare for the Pats.
Oregon governor John Kitzhaber followed through on a bet with Ohio governor John Kasich regarding the CFP National Championship, sending Kasich “cheese, honey and jam from the Beaver State,” along with a six-pack of beer from a brewing company in Eugene.
Oregon State will induct its 2005 baseball team into the school’s hall of fame, it announced Tuesday morning. The Beavs went to the College World Series in 2005 for the first time in 50 years, and then followed that up by winning the whole dang thing the next two seasons.
Some early accomplishments on the tennis courts for the Trojans as Nick Crystal was named Pac-12 Player of the Week Monday. The sophomore is now 14-3 overall in singles play this season.
Jack Wang ponders whether or not UCLA will produce another first-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft. Brett Hundley, Erick Kendricks and Owamagbe Odighizuwa have the potential to be chosen in the top 32.
It hasn’t been the smoothest of careers for him, but Utah quarterback Travis Wilson is on pace to break school records for all-time offense, completions and passing touchdowns.
Very solid gymnastics meet on The Farm Monday night, as No. 19 Stanford women’s gymnastics defeated No. 10 Oregon State 197.000-196.375 on the Pac-12 Networks.
Here’s a little Q&A with Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent from his media session Monday.
David Lombardi details for us what position needs the most improvement for Colorado football. He’s going with defensive line and linebacker, because the Buffs allowed 5.6 yards per carry last season.