Roundup: Washington State is the real deal despite loss to Stanford
The Cougs may have lost a heartbreaker Saturday night, but Brian Floyd of CougCenter believes that Washington State football is the real deal this season. He has good reason to believe, too – the Cougs outplayed the Cardinal for the vast majority of the game.
We’ve already touched on Stanford beating Washington State on a missed field goal (AP story), but you may not know that Stanford women’s soccer won its 10th Pac-12 title by beating UCLA 2-0 Sunday night.
Washington quarterback Jake Browning had a career game despite a bum shoulder in the Huskies’ 49-3 thrashing of Arizona Saturday night, writes Adam Jude. Browning threw for a career-high four touchdowns to compliment 263 yards through the air.
Utah’s 27-12 win over Oregon State on the gridiron was fun and all, but Utah women’s volleyball coach Beth Launiere just won her 500th match with the Utes’ win over Oregon State on Sunday.
Myron Medcalf of ESPN features Cal men’s basketball coach Cuonzo Martin, who didn’t get a whole lot of support at Tennessee despite taking the Vols to the Sweet 16. Good read here from Medcalf; take about 10-15 minutes out of your day for this one.
After making five tackles in USC’s 27-21 victory at Cal, linebacker Su’a Cravens was selected as one of 10 semifinalists for the Butkus Award (top LB in college football). Stanford’s Blake Martinez is also on the list.
Andrew Greif scours the internet to inform us that Oregon defensive lineman DeForest Buckner and linebacker Christian French are first-round picks in a mock NFL draft produced by Bleacher Report.
Here’s the CUBuffs.com story on the Colorado football team still trying to figure out how to close games following the 35-31 loss to UCLA.
Arizona is turning its attention to USC after getting blown out by Washington, notes Ryan Finley of the Arizona Daily Star.
Doug Haller looks back at Arizona State’s loss to Oregon. A previously-struggling Sun Devil offense managed to put up 742 yards against the Ducks in the defeat.
Gina Mizell gives us her thoughts following Oregon State’s loss at Utah. Detailed stuff here.