Roundup: Decision day for Tyrone Wallace
Cal basketball’s Tyrone Wallace will announce Thursday if he’s returning to school or entering the NBA draft, according to Jeff Faraudo. Let's have Jim Gray fly on over to local Boys & Girls Club in Berkeley to get Tyrone to tell us where he's taking his talents.
Arizona won the Pac-12 Women’s Golf Championships, beating second-place Oregon by five strokes. Props to the ‘Cats.
Colorado women’s golf finished fifth behind a final-round 66 from Alexis Keating. It’s the team’s best finish at the conference tourney since joining the Pac-12. Also, former Buffalo Chucky Jeffery signed with the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream after playing the last two seasons with the Liberty.
It was 11 years ago Wednesday that Pat Tillman passed away, and Chantel Jennings gives us the rundown of the social media reflection on Tillman’s legacy. Also, women’s golfer Noemi Jimenez was named Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year for her sport, and there she is talking about the honor.
Moving quickly after Greg Marsden’s retirement, Utah gymnastics hired Meredith Paulicivic as a new assistant coach. She was a three-time All-American on vault for the Red Rocks and won national titles with the team in 1992 and 1994. Meanwhile, Megan Marsden (Greg’s wife) and Tom Farden will be co-head coaches next year.
Elliott Almond and Mark Emmons talk about how the book “The Boys in the Boat” has given a boost to the sport of rowing. The 2013 book chronicles Washington’s rivalry with Cal and winning gold in the 1936 Olympics. No. 1 Cal and No. 2 Washington meet up Saturday in Seattle for the 104th time.
Tampa Bay? Tennessee? Philadelphia? San Diego? Marcus Mariota is "at peace" with wherever the NFL draft takes him, writes Nate Davis of USA Today Sports.
Washington State announced the teams for the 2015 Crimson and Gray Game, so take a peek inside this CougCenter link to get the skinny.
Jack Wang informs us that UCLA quarterback Asiantii Woulard had a good practice Wednesday. Dude has yet to take a snap in a game in his young UCLA career thus far.
Read Kevin Gemmell’s Q&A with Oregon State coach Gary Andersen. The new gig, spring football and the quarterback competition are among some of the topics covered here.
Tom Fornelli of CBS Sports ponders whether or not USC can reach the College Football Playoff in 2015.
Writing for Athlon Sports (and also posted on FOX Sports), Steven Lassan believes that Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey is ready to have a breakout year; 1 of 25 guys he lists (Adoree' Jackson and JuJu Smith of USC, Budda Baker of Washington and Demario Richard of Arizona State also make the list).
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