Roundup: Tyrone Wallace out 4-6 weeks with broken wrist
Cal basketball point guard Tyrone Wallace broke his right wrist and is out four to six weeks, according to Jeff Faraudo. Wallace, who is the team’s leading scorer at 15.4 points per game, broke his wrist in practice Saturday.
Stanford center Graham Shuler announced that he is giving up football and will look at other opportunities. The redshirt junior was an All-Pac-12 honorable mention choice in 2015. Here’s Shuler’s post on medium.com.
According to USCFootball.com and Orangebloods.com and linked here by Yahoo Sports’ Nick Bromberg, USC has hired Texas running backs coach Tommie Robinson to the same post.
Washington State has hired JaMarcus Shephard as the new inside receivers coach. He spent the last two seasons coaching wide receivers at Western Kentucky and replaces Dave Yost, who is now off to Oregon.
Colorado basketball begins its Washington road trip with a Wednesday nighter in Seattle (7 p.m. PT/8 p.m. MT, Pac-12 Networks), and Pat Rooney writes that the Buffs have to contain Andrew Andrews.
Speaking of which, why isn’t Andrew Andrews getting more recognition for what he has done this year? That’s the reasonable question posed by Percy Allen of The Seattle Times – after all, Andrews is scoring 21.4 points per game, and nobody has done that for the Huskies since Louie Nelson in 1972-73. Despite that, he hasn’t shown up on top senior lists on NBA draft websites, nor was he on the midseason watch list for the John Wooden Award.
Jack Wang gives us video of Steve Alford talking about UCLA working on defense in practice as the Bruins get ready to play Oregon State in Corvallis Wednesday night (8 p.m. PT, ESPNU).
Utah men’s basketball has Wazzu in Pullman Thursday night, and Kyle Goon explains the challenge Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson poses to the Utes. The Cougar big man averages 16.8 points and 11.2 rebounds per game.
The Wildcats are on the road this week in the Bay Area, so relive Arizona basketball’s 49-game home winning streak, courtesy of the Arizona Daily Star. A chance for 50 in a row at McKale will come Jan. 28 against Oregon.
Former Oregon State head coach Jim Anderson will be named to the Pac-12 Basketball Hall of Honor. He is the last coach to lead the Beavs to the NCAA tournament, doing so in 1990.
The Oregonian/OregonLive encourages you to get to know new Oregon defensive coordinator Brady Hoke with this slideshow.
Chantel Jennings discusses the turnover Arizona State’s offensive line will have this offseason. The Sun Devils lose four starters up front, returning only left tackle Evan Goodman.