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Roundup: Cal men's basketball can win it all

Feb 16, 2016
Associated Press


Scott Gleeson and Shelby Mast of USA Today Sports believe that Cal men’s basketball is a bubble team that could win it all this season. The Golden Bears have knocked off Arizona and Oregon already this season, but unfortunately Haas Pavilion won’t be hosting NCAA tournament games…


Utah men’s basketball is looking to bolster its NCAA tournament résumé, writes Kyle Goon. The Utes are in good shape, just one game behind Arizona and Oregon for a share of first place and sitting at 19-7 overall.


The 0-2 road trip to Utah and Colorado has Washington men’s basketball currently on the wrong side of the bubble, UW Dawg Pound points out.

Oregon State

Latest projections have Oregon State women’s basketball as a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament, according to ESPN bracketologist Charlie Creme. The NCAA listed the Beavs as the No. 7 overall seed on Monday.


Good week for Oregon women’s basketball. Fresh off a sweep of the Mountain schools, Jillian Alleyne was named Pac-12 Player of the Week, while Maite Cazorla was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week. It’s the third straight week Cazorla has nabbed the top frosh honor in the Conference of Champions.


It’s a few days old, but this is a really intriguing article by Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News about what UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus’ floor routine is doing for the popularity of gymnastics and where it can go from here.


Former Arizona diver Michele Mitchell was named Pac-12 Women’s Diver of the Century. She was a four-time NCAA All-American and two-time Olympic silver medalist.

Arizona State

Arizona State running backs coach Kodi Burns has left for Auburn to become the Tigers’ wide receivers coach. He spent just six weeks on the job in Tempe.


From over the weekend, Colorado promoted Darian Hagan to running backs coach. The long-time Buffalo staffer was most recently the director of player development at CU.


USC men’s volleyball lost to No. 5 Hawai’i in five sets Monday night but will get a shot at revenge against the Rainbow Warriors Tuesday night.

Washington State

Jeff Nusser of Coug Center notes that Washington State is in good hands at the quarterback position in 2016 with Luke Falk still in town.


David Lombardi dissects Stanford football’s positions of strength and need. The Card is strong at running back and in the defensive backfield but needs some shoring up on the defensive line.