Roundup: Awards keep rolling in for Bricio, McCaffrey
The awards keep rolling in – USC women’s volleyball outside hitter Samantha Bricio was named Volleyball Magazine Player of the Year.
Single-season all-purpose yards record holder Christian McCaffrey was named the Associated Press college football player of the year. He's the first non-Heisman winner to take home the AP award since 2009.
Arizona cornerbacks coach David Lockwood will not return next season, reports the Associated Press. Jahmile Addae will take his place.
How about this doozy Monday night? Cal women’s basketball edged out UCLA in double overtime, taking down the Bruins 108-104 thanks to 29 points and 12 boards from Courtney Range. Jordin Canada balled out for the Bruins in a losing effort.
Oregon men’s basketball got a nice road win at Alabama Monday night (72-68), and Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo Sports writes that Oregon hasn’t let a multitude of injuries sour its season. The Ducks are 10-2, and senior transfer Dylan Ennis hasn’t even played a game yet (he should play Dec. 29 against Western Oregon).
Chantel Jennings looks ahead to a bright future for Utah football after “a season of milestones” in 2015. The Utes need to replace a lot of pieces (namely Travis Wilson and Devontae Booker), but Jennings opines that there is a foundation for success for years to come.
The Oregonian/OregonLive gives us five candidates who could replace Kalani Sitake as defensive coordinator at Oregon State.
Jacob Thorpe details all the Sun Bowl swag Washington State football will get for playing in El Paso against Miami.
Colorado women’s basketball lost to Wyoming 77-68 despite a career-high-tying 28 points and 13 boards from Jamee Swan. Brian Howell has the game recap in the link above.
Washington’s departing defensive line coach Jeff Choate says the future is bright for the Huskies’ defensive line (Adam Jude on the story). Choate will coach the unit once more in Saturday’s Heart of Dallas Bowl before transitioning into his new role as head coach at Montana State.
Watch the first episode of “Bruins in the Bay” as UCLA football heads to NorCal to take on Nebraska in the Foster Farms Bowl. Quick little piece – ‘twill only take 35 seconds of your time.
Here’s a little snippet of a “Sports Report” feature on Arizona State ice hockey.